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Leaving with pride, arriving with drive, vision and insight

Leaving with pride, arriving with drive, vision and insight

After seven and a half productive and happy years at the Innovation Agency, I am moving on to be the Managing Director of Leeds Academic Health Partnership. This is a similar role to my current one and I applied for it as I have a passion for working in collaboration with partners to achieve better health and well-being for the people we serve.

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Leeds’ people to help our city be research-ready

Leeds’ people to help our city be research-ready

At NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), we organise NHS services for the city. We work with 97 GP practices serving around 870,000 people. Those services are for everyone, in all our communities. But life is not the same for everyone. As with most big cities, there are health inequalities in Leeds and many reasons for those inequalities.

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Doing the soft stuff

Doing the soft stuff

As Jo-Anne Wass prepares to step down as chief operating officer for Leeds Academic Health Partnership, she reflects on the fascinating challenge and achievements of the last five years.

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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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