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The complex compass of caring

The complex compass of caring

This month, a study was launched in Leeds which could improve the care of men with prostate cancer. But the study is about more than the cancer itself. It looks at the complexity of what makes each of us who we are and how that can help us to find the best healthcare approach for each person. Professor Rory O’Connor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Pro-Dean for Research and Innovation at the University of Leeds explains how it works.

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New healthtech agreement to help solve Region’s hardest health challenges

New healthtech agreement to help solve Region’s hardest health challenges

Now, more than ever, we are surrounded by help and advice about how to stay healthy and well. Most of us carry around in our pockets a world of online resources and information via our smart phones, as well as gadgets and gizmos we can use to measure and monitor things like our diet and exercise levels.

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One Leeds workforce – the role of the Leeds Health and Care Academy

One Leeds workforce – the role of the Leeds Health and Care Academy

Hello, my name is Sara and I’m the proud Chief Executive of Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. We provide first class mental health and learning disabilities services to people in Leeds, across the Yorkshire region and nationally too.  I’m also the ‘senior responsible officer’ for the health and care workforce in Leeds. That means I’m leading the efforts of all our health and care partners in the city to support the development of our workforce – essential to help Leeds realise its ambition to be the best city for health and wellbeing.

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When one plus one equals three!

When one plus one equals three!

Working in partnership can be uniquely demanding and complicated. It requires patience, diplomacy and tenacity. So why do it and how do we assess the benefits? Suzanne Morton, Senior Development Officer, explains why she loves it and how it often harvests more than the sum of its parts.

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Revealing the clues to preventing ill health

Revealing the clues to preventing ill health

Leeds has launched a groundbreaking new study to spot the risk of disease before it starts. But what does this mean beyond the laboratory? Diane Burke, Head of Public Health for Long-term Conditions, Leeds City Council, explains how this could benefit local people’s lives.

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