Tag Archives: integration

Changing what’s wrong to what’s strong Better Lives Leeds and co-production

This week is Co-production Week – a celebration of the benefits of co-production, shared good practice and the contribution of people who use services to improving and developing those services. It’s all about working with people, through an equal partnership with … Continue reading

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First Leeds Mens’ Health report launched during Mens’ Health week

This week (13-19 June) is national Men’s Health Week and this year the focus is on mental health and beating stress. Here in Leeds, there’s a #Dadtastic day of free family fun at Leeds City Museum on Father’s Day and … Continue reading

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When a map (Migrant Access Project) is all you need

Pria Bhabra, Commissioning Officer (Migrant Access) talks about the Migrant Access Project and what it does. Leeds is an amazing, compassionate city, and the most diverse outside London, where over 140 ethnic groups live. In more recent times people arrive, … Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing Board meetings seek solutions to city’s future health and care challenges

This month is unusual. We have two meetings of the Health and Wellbeing Board, the cross-city meeting where leaders from across the health and care sector in Leeds work strategically together to see how we can most effectively meet the … Continue reading

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ABC (D)…. it’s easy as 123 (4) ABCD – Asset Based Community Development Leeds

So ABCD – Asset Based Community Development – what is it?  Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) focusses on identifying the existing gifts and capacities of people and their communities to encourage change and development from within; the community’s strengths versus solely … Continue reading

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Committed citizens can change the world

How can we get the patients’ viewpoint?  Encourage feedback for the wider public in engagements and patient experience?  By becoming a Patient Leader. Gwen Oates, Dementia Cafe Co-ordinator for the Alzheimer’s Society (and now Patient Leader) tells us more about … Continue reading

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Delivering successful change

Penultimate Deputy Blog – Spring/Summer 2015 After a little while away I thought the time had come to start to conclude the Deputy Blog series. As I’ve said previously, change is something that affects us all: sometimes a bit, sometimes a … Continue reading

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