NHS trusts ‘drive breakthroughs’

“Vital” clinical research helping to drive medical breakthroughs is being delivered by every NHS Trust in the country, a league table published today reveals.

Leeds General Infirmary.

Leeds NHS Trusts fly high in research league table

Leeds hospitals are carrying out the third highest volume of clinical research studies in the country, according to new figures.

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180 miles in memory of cancer patient Kyle

180 miles in memory of cancer patient Kyle

A Garforth dad has completed an epic cycle challenge in memory of his son.

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Huge funding boost for Yorkshire patients

YORKSHIRE will receive more than £450,000 in Government funding to mental healthcare following calls from medical experts to drive up standards.

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service paid more than �7m to private firms and charities to transport patients.

Yorkshire service’s £7m bill for private ambulances

YORKSHIRE’S ambulance service is to end its contracts with most of its non-NHS providers after an “unbearable squeeze” on funding saw it pay private firms and charities more than £7m to transport patients.

Laken Wilkinson with her mum, Lindsey.

Leeds teenager reveals unbearable pain of her ‘invisible illness’

Laken Wilkinson was a sport-loving national Thai boxing champion.

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Professor Susan Short, Professor of Clinical Oncology and Neuro-Oncology at Leeds Cancer Centre.

Leeds study into viral therapy leading battle against brain cancer

Research taking place in Leeds could see the development of a revolutionary new treatment for brain cancer.

Staff at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust playing a new game designed to prepare them for the busy winter months in emergency departments.

West Yorkshire A&E staff at top of their game

Doctors and medical staff at West Yorkshire hospitals are preparing for the busy winter period – by playing a board game.

Beverley Thornton, from Meanwood,  has battled with mental health issues for 30 years. Picture: Tony Johnson

#SPEAKYOURMIND: Leeds mum-of-six Bev opens up about post-natal despression

The relief-filled moments experienced after bringing your first child into the world are often described by mothers as the most joyous in their lives.

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Dominic Moore with his brothers, Joshua and Charlie.

Family of cancer patient raise £15,000 for Leeds hospital unit

The father of a 21-year-old cancer patient has helped to raise £15,000 towards the Teenage Cancer Trust unit at St James’s Hospital.

More than 400 patients were reported missing from hospitals and other NHS sites in Leeds in 2015/16. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Patients reported missing in Leeds more than 400 times in a year

PATIENTS were reported missing from hospitals and other NHS sites in Leeds on more than 400 occasions during the past year, new figures have revealed.

Yorkshire's league table of takeaways.

Seaside town has highest ratio of fast food outlets in the region

Some might say that a trip to Scarborough is incomplete without a seafront stroll with a bag of fish and chips.

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MoRunning is back in Leeds - ‘tache up and dash for cash this November

Thousands are gearing up to ’stache and dash next month for the annual MoRun in Leeds.

Funding appeal to save Leeds mum, 35

Funding appeal to save Leeds mum, 35

A battle has begun to save a mum who has been diagnosed with cancer and is fundraising for treatment at the same German clinic as former Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell.

Raymond White.

Leeds optometrist’s dementia focus is recognised

An optometrist has become the first in Leeds to be accredited as Dementia Friendly.

Unsung Hero Award winner Lisa Beaumont is presented with her award by Jane Carter and Clare Frisby

‘Honour’ of winning YEP Best of Health Award

A previous winner of a YEP Best of Health Award has urged people to nominate their health stars.

Prostesters outside the meeting.

Hospital campaign group is looking at legal action

furious campaigners have said “gloves are off” in a fight to save Huddersfield Royal Infirmary after NHS bosses green-lit a plan to downgrade its A&E unit.

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Coun Rebecca Charlwood.

Vital strategy for the mental health of Leeds youngsters is welcomed

A strategy for improving the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people across Leeds was welcomed by councillors yesterday.

Prostesters outside the meeting this afternoon.

Hospital deal is sealed for Halifax and Huddersfield

Health bosses have approved controversial plans to centralise hospital services in Halifax and Huddersfield.

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Protesters outside Cedar Court Hotel where the meeting was held this afternoon.

NHS chiefs approve controversial A&E shake-up in Halifax and Huddersfield

A CONTROVERSIAL shake-up of hospital services in Halifax and Huddersfield was approved today as NHS bosses came to a decision after months of deliberations.

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