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The health and care system in England is facing some of the biggest challenges in its history. People are living longer, but not necessarily healthier lives. We must innovate to find transformative, sustainable solutions.

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  • Teaming ahead

    Teaming ahead

    What conditions are fundamental to successful innovation? How can organisations, cities and even whole nations tackle seemingly insurmountable, complex challenges? Dr Claire Kenwood, Medical Director at Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, considers the importance of “teaming”, what it means and how it’s working in Leeds.

  • All in the mind?

    All in the mind?

    As mental health awareness week gets underway, Danielle Thornton-Lee considers the growing concerns about mental ill health in children and young people. Is it becoming more prevalent, if so what are the causes and how do we know it’s not simply all in the mind? 

  • Personalised medicine – an essential revolution

    Personalised medicine – an essential revolution

    What is personalised medicine, why is it crucial in helping to achieve the urgently needed transformation in health and care, and what does this mean for the people of Leeds and the UK?

    Stephanie Roberts explains.

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