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Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL) aims to ensure the voice of communities in Leeds are heard and influence the design of services. The Leeds Voices project (commissioned by NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group Partnership) is a key element of this work and ambition.
About Leeds Voices
The Leeds Voices project supports the engagement of citizens and communities in the development of health services in the city. Our approach is unique and
Engaging Voices — works with a network of third sector organisations to engage with marginalised communities
–works with employers in Leeds to engage with employees in the workplace
Leeds Health Ambassadors
–a volunteering programme supporting engagement with the wider public and patients in Leeds
We are not currently seeking peoples view around specific health topics, however we value the ongoing feedback of partners in regard to communities experiences of NHS services.
Our 2019 annual report can be downloaded below, with details and summaries of the engagements we have carried out over the past year.
During 2018-19 Leeds Voices have supported the CCG with
- Urgent Treatment Centres
- Shakespeare Walk in Centre
- Parenting and mental health
- Developing a diabetes strategy for Leeds
- Primary Care Mental Health services
- Social Prescribing
- What matters to people living with frailty
- Outpatient maternity care in Leeds
Homebirth –choice of birth place
To find out more about Leeds Voices and how to get involved, please contact the Leeds Voices team via email LeedsVoices@val.org.uk or call 0113 297 7920.
About NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS Leeds CCG's vision is for Leeds to be "a healthy and caring city for all ages, where people who are the poorest improve their health the fastest".
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A case study of Leeds Voices work with Richmond Hill Elderly ActionDownload
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A case study of Leeds Voices work with ST George's CryptDownload