- Trust sets example by providing quality services for people with medically unexplained symptoms 23 Feb 2017
Leeds Liaison Psychiatry Service and Yorkshire Centre for Psychological
Medicine highlighted in national guidance.
- Trust appoints new Chair 16 Feb 2017
The Trust has appointed Professor Sue Proctor as its new Chair.
- SUNRAYS launch event 07 Feb 2017
Launch event for the new SUNRAYS group.
- Trust's Memory Support Worker Team make national award shortlist 06 Feb 2017
Team in the running for an HSJ Value in Healthcare Award 2017.
- Trust's Voluntary Services Team awarded kitemark 31 Jan 2017
Trust's Voluntary Services Team awarded kitemark
- Trust consultant is elected president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 30 Jan 2017
Dr Wendy Burn to become the 15th president of the Royal College of
- Trust pharmacist celebrates award win 30 Jan 2017
Anita Solanki has won an award for the outstanding contribution she's
made to undergraduate medical education in Leeds.
- Can you help shape mental health services in Leeds? 30 Jan 2017
Can you help shape mental health services in Leeds?
- Forensic mental health nursing - Sarah's story 23 Jan 2017
Sarah Reynolds, clinical lead in our forensic low secure services in
York, talks about her career to date and why she chose to work in
forensic mental health services.
- Forensic mental health nursing - Ben's story 17 Jan 2017
Ben Green, Ward Manager in our Low Secure Forensic Services, talks
about his ten years with the team at Clifton House in York.
- Statement following the conclusion of the inquest into the deaths of Susan and Martin Ashworth 17 Jan 2017
A statement from Anthony Deery, Director of Nursing, Quality and
Professions, following the conclusion of the inquest into the deaths of
Susan and Martin Ashworth.
- Awards success for specialist dietitian 21 Dec 2016
Caroline Foster, a specialist dietitian working in the Trust's Rehab
and Recovery Service, has been highly commended at this year's
Yorkshire Evening Post 'Best of Health' Awards.
- New out-of-hours Liaison Psychiatry Service 21 Dec 2016
The Trust is now offering a new out-of-hours Liaison Psychiatry
- Trust appoints new Medical Director 21 Dec 2016
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has appointed a new
- This is Me at Christmas 20 Dec 2016
Christmas can be a difficult and lonely time for some. On Friday 16
December, our membership and engagement team were at Leeds Market event
space, handing out Christmas cards with handy tips and contact numbers.
- Could you be our next Chair? 07 Dec 2016
We are looking for a new Chair to provide leadership, support and
challenge to our Trust.
- Latest CQC reports published 18 Nov 2016
CQC publishes reports on Trust following comprehensive inspection in
- Outstanding Deaf Service 18 Nov 2016
The Trust's specialist service for deaf children and young people has
been given the highest possible rating of outstanding by the Care
Quality Commission following an inspection in July 2016.
- Older Peoples' Wards "helpful, caring and supportive" 18 Nov 2016
Services at four older peoples' wards in Leeds are "helpful, caring and
supportive" according to latest report from the Care Quality Commission
- Temporary ward closure 14 Nov 2016
As a result of an ongoing staff shortage, the Trust has agreed with our
commissioning colleagues at NHS England to temporarily close one of our
four wards in the low secure service at Clifton House, York.
- West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) published 10 Nov 2016
The draft West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and
Transformation Plan (STP) has been published today (Thursday 10
- LYPFT significantly increases research studies 28 Oct 2016
LYPFT significantly increases research studies
- Next Board Meeting - 27 October 2016 26 Oct 2016
Next Board Meeting - 27 October 2016
- New Non-Executive Directors Appointed 25 Oct 2016
New Non-Executive Directors Appointed
- World Mental Health Day 06 Oct 2016
World Mental Health Day
- Leeds Health Board Chair back on familiar ground 05 Oct 2016
Trust staff welcomed a leading councillor on a visit to the Becklin
Centre on Wednesday 5 October.
- Medical Director wanted 28 Sep 2016
We are seeking a senior clinical leader to join our Board of Directors
as Medical Director.
- Annual Review published 19 Sep 2016
The Trust's Annual Review, 'Our Year in Review 1 April 2015 - 31 March
2016', is now available.
- New chief exec starts 05 Sep 2016
Dr Sara Munro started in her new role on Monday 5 September 2016.
- Trust ranks highly for diversity in the UK 04 Sep 2016
Trust ranks highly for diversity in the UK
- Trust ranked top four in the country for junior doctor training 23 Aug 2016
Trust ranked top four in the country for junior doctor training
- Learning Disability Service in Leeds receives quality report from inspectors 11 Aug 2016
The Parkside Lodge learning disability service in Leeds receives a
quality report from CQC inspectors
- Board of Directors & Council of Governors - Minutes now available 03 Aug 2016
Board of Directors & Council of Governors - Minutes now available
- Imagine Summer 2016 01 Aug 2016
Imagine Summer 2016
- Operational Plan 2016-17 26 Jul 2016
Operational Plan 2016-17
- Can you help improve mental health services for older people? 12 Jul 2016
Local people with experience of older people's mental health services are being asked to share their views at an event to be held this month.
- Place of Safety for children with mental health needs opens in Leeds 07 Jul 2016
Dedicated Section 136 Place of Safety for children with mental health needs opens in Leeds
- CQC inspection 2016 - appeal for feedback from the public 04 Jul 2016
The Care Quality Commission is encouraging feedback from the public
ahead of its inspection of the Trust in July 2016.
- Safewards; making wards safer and more therapeutic for service users 10 Jun 2016
Safewards; making wards safer and more therapeutic for service users
- Latest research from Yorkshire Centre for Eating Disorders 08 Jun 2016
Latest research from Yorkshire Centre for Eating Disorders
- New Vacancies - June 2016 02 Jun 2016
New Vacancies - June 2016
- Healthy Living Service - Wins National Award 31 May 2016
Healthy Living Service - Wins National Award
- Quality Report 2015/16 26 May 2016
Quality Report 2015/16
- Imagine Spring 2016 23 May 2016
Imagine Spring 2016
- New chief executive appointed 12 May 2016
Dr Sara Munro has been appointed as our new leader.
- Board Matters 28 Apr 2016
Board Matters is a summary briefing of the main business of the Trust's Board meetings plus other items of interest from Board members.
- Junior Doctors' Strike 25 Apr 2016
We have contacted all patients whose appointments could be affected by the planned strike action on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April.
If you have not received a letter, please attend your appointment as normal.
- Next Board Meeting - 28 April 2016 25 Apr 2016
Next Board Meeting - 28 April 2016
- Let's refresh our strategy 20 Apr 2016
Join us to collaboratively create our future direction and help make
our Trust the fantastic organisation it has the potential to be.
- Road closures and diversions 01 Apr 2016
There are currently roadworks and diversions around Beckett Street, Leeds, which are affecting access to the Becklin Centre. We are advising our patients to please allow extra time to get to your appointment.
- Trust to receive comprehensive CQC inspection in July 10 Mar 2016
The Trust will receive a comprehensive CQC inspection in July.
- Staff Survey Results Now Available 24 Feb 2016
Staff Survey Results Now Available
- Changing our name to Leeds Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. 22 Jan 2016
We would like to change our name to Leeds Partnership NHS Foundation
Trust. This is a significant decision to take and we would value your
- HSJ Patient Leader Award Winner 11 Dec 2015
Wendy Mitchell, one of our Trust's service users and an active
participant in research, has been awarded the HSJ Patient Leader Award.
- Man Up? film to start conversations about mental health in the workplace 24 Nov 2015
Business leaders from across Leeds were shown the Man Up? Men
Talking MENtal Health film at a networking event on 9 December to
encourage open discussion about mental health in the workplace.
- Results from our Partner Survey 2015 20 Nov 2015
Results from our Partner Survey 2015
- YEP Best of Health Awards: Trusts Rehabilitation and Recovery Services Team shortlisted for Team of the Year! 18 Nov 2015
The Trust's Rehabilitation and Recovery Services Team were
shortlisted as Team of the Year in the Yorkshire Evening Press Best of
Health Awards 2015.
- Annual Love Arts Leeds Awards celebrate creativity and mental health 12 Nov 2015
Artists, performers, health workers and many others gathered at
Lambert's Yard in Leeds City Centre on 21 October for the annual Love
Arts Awards. The Awards recognise the amazing work being done in mental
health and the arts across Leeds.
- Gender and mental health on the menu at community cafe event 06 Nov 2015
An event to get people talking about the different ways that gender
informs mental health is set to take place at Leeds City Museum on
Wednesday 11 November, organised by Leeds Beckett University.
- SUN celebrates third year anniversary 19 Oct 2015
A group of mental health and learning disability service users
celebrated its third year anniversary in October.
- Improved place of safety for vulnerable people opens in Leeds to mark World Mental Health Day 2015 12 Oct 2015
A new enhanced facility for vulnerable people with mental health
problems opened in Leeds on 12 October 2015.
- Leeds celebrates dignity in mental health for this year's World Mental Health Day 09 Oct 2015
The doors of Leeds Civic Hall will open to the public once again to
celebrate World Mental Health Day. With the theme being 'dignity in
mental health', over 40 organisations from around Leeds will be there
to provide help and advice.
- Trust helps service users to grow their own 08 Oct 2015
Service users and staff on Ward 5 at the Newsam Centre have been
“growing their own” vegetables. Find out more about how the project has
- LYPFT wins national CCA Good Practice Award 07 Oct 2015
Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust has won a national Care
Coordination Association (CCA) Good Practice Award in the category of
'Innovation to Support Effective Care Processes.'
- Trust Awards 2015 Winners 07 Oct 2015
Trust Awards 2015 Winners
- Trust's Annual Members' Day 2015 02 Oct 2015
Trust members hear about sports stars own experiences at Annual Members
- New provider for mental health and learning disability services in Vale of York 01 Oct 2015
New provider for mental health and learning disability services in Vale
- Bootham Park Hospital: Information for service users and the public 29 Sep 2015
All clinical services moved out of Bootham Park Hospital in
York on 30 September 2015.
- Unique collaboration to help vulnerable young people 24 Sep 2015
Vulnerable young people excluded from mainstream education are to
benefit from an innovative collaboration between education and health
- Community mental health market testing event 23 Sep 2015
The Trust is reviewing the delivery of some of its community mental
health provision and how current and new partnerships can enhance and
help deliver new models of care.
- Love Arts Leeds celebrates 5th anniversary 10 Sep 2015
Love Arts Festival is set to take over Leeds city centre from 7-21
October with an eclectic mix of events, exhibitions, workshops and
performances that will get people thinking and talking about mental
- LYPFT publishes 2014/15 Quality Report 08 Sep 2015
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has published its
Quality Report for 2014/15.
- Minister meets with new West Yorkshire Urgent and Emergency Care Network 28 Aug 2015
The Rt Hon Alistair Burt, Minister of State for Community and Social
Care, visited Bradford this week to meet with mental health
representatives from one of NHS England's newly announced vanguards;
West Yorkshire Urgent and Emergency Care Network.
- Trust celebrates new intake to the Open University 28 Aug 2015
Congratulations to the Trust's first intake to the Open University in
over three years who will be starting the BSc (Honours)
Mental Health Nursing course in September.
- Trust achieves high standards in patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE) 28 Aug 2015
Trust achieves high standards in patient-led assessments of the care
- Transfer of Vale of York Services 12 Aug 2015
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) will be taking
over as the provider of mental health and learning disability services
for the Vale of York on 1 October 2015.
- Trust is named Public Service Recycler of the Year 11 Aug 2015
The Trust has won the Public Service Recycler of the Year Award in the
National Recycling Awards which celebrates the achievements of the best
companies in the waste and resources sector.
- National health chief opens new Leeds unit for people suffering mental health crisis 29 Jul 2015
A new £1.3 million unit for people suffering a mental health crisis in
Leeds has been opened by Dr Geraldine Strathdee, NHS England's National
Clinical Director for Mental Health.
- Yorkshire NHS Trust in pioneering urgent care review 28 Jul 2015
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) has been named
as part of NHS England's new urgent and emergency care “vanguard”
project in West Yorkshire.
- Student Nurse Recognition Awards 09 Jul 2015
A Student Nurse Award scheme were launched this year by the Trust in
partnership with Leeds Beckett University and the University of York to
recognise the valuable contribution of student nurses to practice
development and service improvement.
- Friends and Family Test Results 09 Jul 2015
Friends and Family Test Results
- People Driven Digital unAwards celebrate new life-saving innovations 06 Jul 2015
An online app which can help save the life of a person suffering a
cardiac arrest has won the top prize at the People Driven Digital
unAwards which were announced at a ceremony in Leeds on Friday 3
- Trusts Award-winning Apprentice 06 Jul 2015
Abbie Dominy, a former apprentice in the Leeds and York Partnership NHS
Foundation Trust's Learning Disabilities Supported Living Service has
won 'Health and Social Care Apprentice of the Year' at this year's
Leeds City College Student Awards.
- Trust celebrates award-winning NHS research collaboration 23 Jun 2015
A three-way partnership between the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Ashridge Business School and a network of NHS Trusts has won a gold medal award in the EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards EiP).
- Trust celebrates Outstanding Contribution to Learning Disability Services award 15 Jun 2015
Trust celebrates outstanding contribution to Learning Disability
- Mental health and learning disability services in the Vale of York 12 Jun 2015
Mental health and learning disability services in the Vale of York from
1 October 2015.
- Trust Awards - Tickets Now on Sale 11 Jun 2015
Trust Awards tickets are now on sale
- Womens low secure unit at Clifton House celebrates 1st anniversary 08 Jun 2015
Womens low secure unit at Clifton House celebrates 1st anniversary
- Trust staff to get active on Workout at Work Day - 12 June 05 Jun 2015
Trust staff to get active on Workout at Work Day - 12 June
- Trust calls for volunteers 04 Jun 2015
Residents from across our region are being encouraged to get involved
with mental health care during National Volunteers Week (June 1-7).
- Love Arts York this week! 02 Jun 2015
Love Arts York is a week-long festival which will highlight and explore
the relationship between mental wellbeing and the creative arts.
- Remember Research event at Leeds Town Hall 02 Jun 2015
Remember Research event,
Leeds Town Hall
- New Pathways Service launched in York 21 May 2015
A new service that works alongside individuals who frequently
contact emergency services when experiencing mental distress is
now up and running in York.
- Resuscitation officer gets award 20 May 2015
A resuscitation officer at our Trust has been presented with a
prestigious award for his voluntary service
- Partnership Work Supports Patients in Crisis 14 May 2015
The Leeds Crisis Assessment Service (CAS) has been at the forefront of
work to improve the way in which people experiencing a crisis receive
care across Yorkshire.
- Remember Research event in Leeds Town Hall highlights health research 12 May 2015
Remember Research event in Leeds Town Hall highlights health
- Mental Health Awareness Week - Trust joins forces with West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue 11 May 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has teamed up with
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) for an
innovative pilot scheme aimed at preventing fires in the homes of
- Election results announced 06 May 2015
Election Results Announced
- Trust leads ground-breaking study to assess mental health in deaf children 06 May 2015
Trust leads ground-breaking study to assess mental health in deaf
- New award scheme aims to spark NHS digital revolution 05 May 2015
Patients are innovating faster and cheaper than the NHS, using
digital technologies to make acute and chronic health problems
easier to live with - and saving the NHS considerable funds.
- York Books on Prescription library service receives funding boost from LYPFT 22 Apr 2015
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has provided a
funding boost to the Books on Prescription scheme, run by York
Explore Library, which gives support to residents in York
experiencing a variety of mental health conditions
- Trust Welcomes New Apprentices 01 Apr 2015
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has welcomed its most
recent cohort of apprentices who have been working in the Learning
Disabilities Supported Living Service into the Trust as permanent
Health Care Support Workers.
- Chris Butler named in Top 50 Chief Executives by Health Service Journal 26 Mar 2015
Chris Butler is named in Top 50 Chief Executives by HSJ
- Partnership working to support recovery 19 Mar 2015
The recovery team based at Asket Croft in Seacroft, Leeds has welcomed its first service users to two new rehabilitation and recovery inpatient units which opened on 5 January.
- York event to highlight mens mental health 10 Mar 2015
Leeds and York PFT and York Explore Library to host mens mental
health awareness event
- Emergency Department Liaison Service helping patients in crisis 05 Mar 2015
Emergency Department Liaison Service helping patients in crisis
- Savile Legacy Unit Report published 26 Feb 2015
Savile Legacy Unit Report published
- Staff Survey results published 25 Feb 2015
Staff Survey 2014 results published
- LYPFT pleased to support Join Dementia Research 24 Feb 2015
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to support
the launch of 'Join Dementia Research', which is an innovative new
national online and telephone service that helps people take part in
Dementia Research studies.
- Time to Talk Day 04 Feb 2015
Time to talk day
- Man Up? Campaign launch 02 Feb 2015
Man Up campaign
- Improvements to Assessment Area for People in Mental Health Crisis 02 Feb 2015
Improvements to Assessment Area for People in Mental Health Crisis at
St James University Hospital Leeds
- New apprenticeship scheme in Mental Health 21 Jan 2015
New apprenticeship scheme in Mental Health
- Trust's CQC Report published 16 Jan 2015
Trust's CQC Report published
- Million pound boost for young people's services 13 Jan 2015
Mill lodge press release
- New apprenticeship programme 05 Jan 2015
New apprenticeship programme
- Cracking student feedback 10 Dec 2014
Cracking student feedback
- LYPFT member discounts 01 Dec 2014
LYPFT member discounts
- New apprenticeship scheme 13 Nov 2014
New apprenticeship scheme
- Notice of Governor Poll 12 Nov 2014
It is hereby declared that an election is to be held in the Leeds
constituency. The candidates are Marc-Pierre Anderson and Becky Oxley.
- Local folk invited to have their say on mental health services in York 03 Nov 2014
Local folk invited to have their say on mental health services in York
- Trust Awards Winners 2014 22 Oct 2014
We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who nominated someone
for an award this year, and well done to all those who were nominated &
- Innovative mental health Street Triage service launched 10 Oct 2014
Innovative mental health Street Triage service launched in York and
- Major Bipolar Survey Launched 07 Oct 2014
Major Bipolar Survey Launched
- Record numbers at 'Keep Fit' sessions 02 Oct 2014
The physiotherapy department at Bootham Hospital has seen high
numbers of service users attending keep fit sessions over the last
- Children and Families Act 2014 03 Sep 2014
From 1 September 2014, the new Children and Families Act 2014 has become law. This has introduced some big changes to services for children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities.
- Safe staffing information published 15 Aug 2014
Safe Staffing figures published monthly.
- Interim plans for Bootham Park Hospital services agreed 01 Aug 2014
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust met with NHS Vale
of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and York Teaching
Hospital NHS Foundation Trust last Monday to agree plans to
improve local mental health services and facilities in York.
- Yew Tree report 26 Jun 2014
Yew Tree report
- Delivery of Trust Cafe Services in Leeds 26 Jun 2014
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) are
inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and
- Trust Awards 23 Jun 2014
Trust Awards now open.
- Trust Champions Dementia Friends 18 Jun 2014
Trust Champions Dementia Friends campaign
- ME Awareness Month 15 May 2014
The month of May is ME Awareness Month, an opportunity to
highlight what it can be like for people living with Myalgic
- Love Arts York Festival Launched 13 May 2014
Love Arts York, a brand new arts festival, launched on Monday 30
- New Women's Low Secure Unit Open in York 02 May 2014
A new women's low secure unit in York is being opened by the
- Planning Care: Make the most of data 01 May 2014
The Planning Care workshop took place on Friday 11 April 2014 at
- Governor Election Results 17 Apr 2014
We have just concluded the latest round of elections to our
Council of Governors and the results are...
- Learning Disability Week Photography Competition 11 Apr 2014
As part of Leeds Learning Disability Week, Your Health Matters
are running a photography competition.
- Trust's Apprentice Scheme wins Award 10 Apr 2014
On Friday 7 March, representatives from our Trust attended the
Health Education Yorkshire and Humber Apprenticeship Awards.
- Governor Elections 24 Mar 2014
We about to start the voting phase of our governor elections.
- Over 100,000 people with mental health problems have engaged with the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme 24 Mar 2014
Library services in England estimate that over 100,000 people
with mental health problems have engaged with the Reading Well
Books on Prescription (BoP) scheme since it was launched by
English public libraries in June 2013.
- Leeds and West Yorkshire CFS & ME Service collaborate with ME Research UK 20 Mar 2014
Leeds and West Yorkshire CFS & ME Service is set to participate
in a three year research project, Immunology of fatigue in
CFS/ME and Breast Cancer patients.
- Reduce your carbon footprint on NHS Sustainability Day 20 Mar 2014
As part of NHS Sustainability Day 2014, the Trust is encouraging
staff to get involved in saving one tonne of carbon dioxide
through altering usual travelling activities.
- Food for Thought launch at Parasol Cafe 17 Mar 2014
Food for Thought campaign launch at Parasol Cafe in Sycamore
House on Thursday 27 March, 2pm to 3.30pm.
- CQC report shows Trust services as fully compliant 11 Mar 2014
On 16 January 2014, the Care Quality Commission carried out
inspections in five of the Trust's services. All five services
met the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety
and were assessed as compliant.
- Statement of Candidates for Governor Elections 2014 10 Mar 2014
On 4 March 2013 we closed the nominations to stand for election
to the Council of Governors.
- Do something better together - NHS Change Day 28 Feb 2014
On Monday 3 March 2014, the second NHS Change Day will take place
and we want you to get involved.
- Love Arts York launching soon 28 Feb 2014
Launching on Monday 12 May, the Love Arts Festival is coming to
York to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing through
- Review of mental health crisis care 26 Feb 2014
A review of mental health crisis care across England is being
carried out by the CQC and we would like you to share your
- Website survey results 17 Feb 2014
Recently we asked your views on the Trust's website; here is what
you told us...
- CQC Inspections 12 Feb 2014
CQC, bootham, lime trees, report
- Food for Thought Campaign Launches 12 Feb 2014
Food for Thought Campaign Launches
- New Health Based Place of Safety in York 31 Jan 2014
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to announce that a new health based Place of Safety in York will open on Monday 3 February.
- Development for Low Secure Service in York 31 Jan 2014
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has invested in a new development at Clifton House Low Secure Service in York.
- St Andrews Service: post consultation proposal 30 Jan 2014
Review of St Andrew's Counselling and Psychotherapy Service in
York and proposal for the development of an integrated
personality disorder service in York and North Yorkshire.
- Food for Thought Membership Campaign Launch 23 Jan 2014
Join us as we launch our 2014 membership campaign 'Food for
- #DigiHealthLab Workshop 23rd January 16 Jan 2014
Join us for a workshop to explore how digital and online tools
could enhance our services for people who access them.
- Looking after yourself this Christmas 16 Dec 2013
Look after yourself and those around you and follow our top tips
for keeping well this Christmas.
- Media Statement: Out of Area Treatment in NYY 06 Dec 2013
York Press article on out of area treatment figures in York and
- Christmas Giving Tree 05 Dec 2013
In the lead up to Christmas, the Trust are collecting gifts for
people using our services.
- Media Statement: assaults against health service workers 05 Dec 2013
Media Statement on the recent report that looks at the number of
health service workers which are assaulted in the workplace.
- Reviewing our services in North Yorkshire & York 21 Nov 2013
A drive to improve outcomes for people who use our services is at
the heart of all of the changes that we make.
- St Andrews Service Review workshops 19 Nov 2013
As part of our commitment to a wider consultation around the
proposed changes to the psychotherapy services in York and North
Yorkshire, you are invited to come along to one of 2 workshop
sessions that we are running.
- New Street Triage Pilot with West Yorkshire Police 08 Nov 2013
Funding has been secured to pilot a Street Triage Team in Leeds
for one year to work alongside West Yorkshire Police.
- The Board join the fight against flu 04 Nov 2013
The Board of Directors were vaccinated against the flu virus at
the October Board meeting.
- Media coverage - Bootham Park Hospital could be replaced to improve mental health provisions in York 22 Oct 2013
Jill Copeland, COO at LYPFT, said: "We have got Bootham which is
a really lovely old building but it's not the best place to care
for people in 21st century mental health care."
- Proposed changes to psychological therapies services in North Yorkshire & York: update from first consultation event 16 Oct 2013
Our first consultation event on the proposed changes to
psychological therapies services in North Yorkshire & York,
including the St Andrew's Counselling & Psychotherapy Service,
was held on Friday 11th October.
- Response to BBC Radio York 16 Oct 2013
Response to BBC Radio York
- World Mental Health Day at Leeds Civic Hall 09 Oct 2013
Trust's engagement team attend World Mental Health Day event at
Leeds Civic Hall.
- Reading Cafe Launch on WMHD 08 Oct 2013
Reading Cafe Launch on World Mental Health Day at Sycamore House,
- New model for St Andrews Service in York 04 Oct 2013
The St Andrews Counselling and Psychotherapy Service has been
undergoing a review and we would like to share our proposed new
model and welcome feedback on this.
- St Andrews Counselling and psychotherapy service - media coverage 04 Oct 2013
St Andrews Counselling and psychotherapy service proposed new
- Review of St Andrews Counselling and Psychotherapy Service 02 Oct 2013
We are reviewing the way the current St Andrews Counselling and
Psychotherapy Service is delivered and invite you to be involved
in the consultation.
- World Mental Health Day 2013 30 Sep 2013
Join us in raising awareness of mental health on World Mental
Health Day 2013.
- Trust holds its Annual Members' Day 27 Sep 2013
The Trust held its Annual Members' Day on Tuesday 24 September at
- Trust Award winners 2013 27 Sep 2013
Trust Award winners 2013
- York and Selby IAPT services - media coverage 23 Sep 2013
Recent media coverage and response regarding IAPT services in
Selby and York
- YCED Team featured in Pulse Today 18 Sep 2013
YCED Team featured in Pulse Today, YCED, eating disorders, anorexia, bullemia
- Out of area treatments - media coverage 11 Sep 2013
out of area treatment, NHS, Leeds, York
- Rethink launches ground-breaking project with Trust to improve schizophrenia care 06 Sep 2013
The national charity Rethink Mental Illness has teamed up with
the Trust to launch a ground-breaking project to improve services
for people with schizophrenia and psychosis.
- Trust becomes a member of the Triangle of Care 03 Sep 2013
Trust becomes a member of the Triangle of Care scheme.
- YEP article about our Estates Strategy 02 Sep 2013
YEP article about our Estates Strategy
- CoG Elections: The Results 15 Aug 2013
The results for the latest round of elections for the Council of
Governors are now in!
- Health Living Service awarded funding from Big Lottery 09 Aug 2013
The Healthy Living Service (HLS) in Leeds has been successful in
gaining funding from the Big Lottery to provide physical activity
sessions in the community.
- Invitation to Annual Members' Day 07 Aug 2013
We invite our members to join us for the Annual Members' day on
Tuesday 24 September at York Racecourse.
- Health Education England chairman visits Trust 06 Aug 2013
On Thursday 1 August, chairman of Health Education England, Sir
Keith Pearson made a visit to the Trust to meet with the Better
Training Better Care (BTBC) multidisciplinary team to find out
more about how the team are delivering the pilot project.
- Council of Governors appoint new NED 26 Jul 2013
Council of Governors have appointed Professor Carl Thompson as a
non-executive director at LYPFT.
- Place of Safety to open at Bootham Park Hospital 05 Jul 2013
On Thursday 4 July, it was announced by Vale of York Clinical
Commissioning Group (CCG) that Bootham Park Hospital in York
would provide a Section 136 Place of Safety suite.
- Trust's Personality Disorder Service recognised for partnership working by Secretary of State for Health 02 Jul 2013
Local personality disorder service recognised for partnership
working by Secretary of State for Health
- Easy on the I launch 02 Jul 2013
On Wednesday 19 June, in the heart of Leeds Learning Disability
Week the Your Health Matters and Easy on the I websites were
- Improving our services in North Yorkshire and York: Knowledge Cafe feedback 28 Jun 2013
Improving our services in North Yorkshire and York: Knowledge
- Fundraising abseil: The grand total raised... 24 Jun 2013
Huge thanks to everyone who took part in and donated money for
the abseil that took place in April 2013.
- Mind report on the use of restraint 20 Jun 2013
Mind report on the use of restraint
- Help to shape our services, become a governor 20 Jun 2013
Help to shape our services, become a governor
- Sharing Stories Competition 19 Jun 2013
500 words is just enough to let your creative spirit fly so why
not take part in our 'Sharing Stories' short story competition?
- Bev & Nathan tackle Ben Nevis for Perinatal Service 12 Jun 2013
Bev Whittam & her nine year old son, Nathan, tackled Ben Nevis on
Sunday 9 June to help raise funds for the Leeds Perinatal
- Unheard voices of High Royds 03 Jun 2013
Unheard voices of High Royds
- Sharing Stories Book Club 28 May 2013
Sharing Stories Book Club
- Creating conversations around recovery 23 May 2013
- Media Statement r.e. Inquest 30.4.13 01 May 2013
Media Statement r.e. Inquest 30.4.13
- Provision of Section 136 Service in North Yorkshire & York 29 Apr 2013
- York Walls Walk 23 Apr 2013
York Walls Walk 2013
- North Yorkshire encouraged to share their stories 10 Apr 2013
North Yorkshire encouraged to share their stories
- Clinical Commissioning Groups: Launched April 2013 04 Apr 2013
Clinical commissioning groups
- social media surgeries 2013 03 Apr 2013
social media surgeries 2013
- Sharing Stories with local shoppers 15 Feb 2013
Sharing Stories with local shoppers
- Join our 24 hour readathon! 31 Jan 2013
Join our 24 hour readathon!
- Social Media Surgery @ Inkwell, Leeds 28 Jan 2013
Social media surgery in Leeds
- Your invitation to Sharing Stories York campaign launch 23 Jan 2013
Your invitation to Sharing Stories York campaign launch
- Your invitation to Sharing Stories Leeds campaign launch 18 Jan 2013
Your invitation to Sharing Stories Leeds campaign launch
- Record breaking NHS bunting comes to York 07 Jan 2013
Record breaking NHS bunting comes to York
- Doves of peace 13 Dec 2012
Christmas is a time often associated with peace and goodwill. But
for many of us, the extra stresses and pressures of the festive
season can make us feel anything but peaceful.
- Keeping healthy through the winter 13 Dec 2012
Top tips for staying healthy through the winter period.
- Record breaking news! 11 Dec 2012
Record breaking news!
- Non-executive director vacancies 05 Dec 2012
The Council of Governors of Leeds and York Partnership NHS
Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint two non-executive
directors to join the Board of Directors.
- Christmas giving tree 16 Nov 2012
- Trust statement - Pat Regan inquest 13 Nov 2012
pat regan coroner verdict leeds nhs trust
- Media Statement R.E. Claim against High Royds Hospital 29 Oct 2012
Trust's response to an enquiry in to a claim against High Royds
- Letter from Santa 26 Oct 2012
Send an extra special letter(with a splash of magic)to the little ones in your life this Christmas.
Place your order overleaf before Monday 10 December 2012 to ensure Christmas delivery!
- NHS Leadership Recognition Awards 2012 25 Oct 2012
The Trust is pleased to announce Lyndsey Jayne Charles, allied
health professional lead for Learning Disability Services has
been selected as a finalist in the NHS Leadership Recognition
- Love Arts Leeds 2011 wins HSJ award 27 Sep 2012
HSJ Awards, efficiency, Love Arts Leeds, 2011, LYPFT
- Annual Members' Day 2012 26 Sep 2012
Annual Members' Day 2012, Frank Bruno, mental health, AGM, LYPFT
- Trust Awards 2012 26 Sep 2012
Trust awards 2012, Leeds, York, Harewood House, LYPFT
- Enhancing community services for older people: Your views 21 Sep 2012
York, Mill Lodge, LYPFT, Older people, community services
- CQC 2012 Community Mental Health Survey 17 Sep 2012
CQC 2012 Community Mental Health Survey
- Creating conversations at the Knowledge Cafe 11 Sep 2012
Creating conversations at the Knowledge Cafe, about services in
York and North Yorkshire.
- Statement in relation to Veolia ES (UK) Limited, also known as Veolia Environmental Services (UK) Limited. 04 Sep 2012
- Council of Governors Election 04 Sep 2012
Notice of Election
- Get me? campaign launch 30 Aug 2012
Get me? campaign launch, Royal Armouries,
- Trust Awards 2012 22 Aug 2012
Trust Awards 2012
- Annual Members' Day - Tickets available 21 Aug 2012
Annual Members' Day, tickets, Trust Awards
- Non-executive director vacancies 16 Aug 2012
Non-executive director vacancies
- New pharmacy now open at The Retreat 16 Aug 2012
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) have
welcomed the opening of a brand new pharmacy based at The
Retreat, a not-for-profit specialist mental health care provider
- The Trust Awards 2012 - vote now! 06 Aug 2012
The Trust Awards 2012
- Trust become top tweeters 31 Jul 2012
Trust become top tweeters, twitter, social media, board of
- What's your Goal? wins gold 17 Jul 2012
What's your Goal? NHS gold accreditation
- Everything you need to know about... Leeds Gender Identity Service 26 Jun 2012
Everything you need to know about... Leeds Gender Identity
- Bag yourself a signed LUFC shirt! 09 May 2012
Bag yourself a signed LUFC shirt!
- Proposed changes to the CFS/ME service 08 May 2012
- Get into the groove and raise money for charity 14 Apr 2012
Get into the groove and raise money for charity
- We need your help to break a world record! 13 Apr 2012
We need your help to break a world record!
- Hobbycraft helps the Trust with their record breaking challenge 15 Feb 2012
Hobbycraft helps the NHS with their record breaking challenge
- Welcome to our new Trust 01 Feb 2012
Leeds York NHS foundations trust partnership mental health learning disability selby easingwold tadcaster
- What's your Goal? Launch on ice.....win tickets 26 Jan 2012
What's your Goal? Launch on ice.....win tickets
- Monitor approves transfer of North Yorkshire & York mental health and learning disability services 19 Jan 2012
Monitor approves transfer of North Yorkshire & York mental health
and learning disability services
- Get well cards backed by Trisha Goddard 18 Jan 2012
Get well cards backed by Trisha Goddard
- What's Your Goal? 16 Jan 2012
On Sunday 15 January Keith Woodhouse, a Non-Executive Director for Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust, will be setting out on a personal challenge to climb the highest mountain on the American continent.
- Planned industrial action 30 Nov 2011
Planned industrial action
- A winter's tale with Elliot the Elf 21 Nov 2011
Look after your Mental 'Elf this Christmas
- Annual Members' Day 2011 12 Oct 2011
Annual Members' Day 2011
- Black Dog campaign meets Love Arts Leeds 30 Sep 2011
Black Dog campaign meets Love Arts Leeds
- An evening with Phil Hammond....tickets on sale now 05 Sep 2011
Phil Hammond love arts
- A new name for Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust 03 Aug 2011
A new name for Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust
- Proud about mental health 03 Aug 2011
Time to Change Leeds volunteers and NHS staff will come together on Sunday to fly their anti-discrimination flag at Leeds Pride.
- Ruby Wax bares all at our members' day 27 Jul 2011
Ruby Wax bares all at our members‚Äô day
- Everything you need to know about...eating disorders 01 Jul 2011
Everything you need to know about...eating disorders
- We're looking for models for our 'Gay...OK!' awareness campaign 28 Jun 2011
We're looking for models for our 'Gay...OK!' awareness campaign
- Picnic in the park 24 Jun 2011
Picnic in the park
- Celebrating 70, 000 carers 14 Jun 2011
Celebrating 70, 000 carers
- The BIG Event - Schedule released 02 Jun 2011
The BIG Event - Schedule released
- Leeds Learning Disability Week: June 20th - 26th 2011 02 Jun 2011
Leeds Learning Disability Week: June 20th - 26th 2011
- Leeds, it is time to talk 01 Jun 2011
Leeds, it‚Äôs time to talk
- The BIG Event - Carers Week Thursday 16 June 25 May 2011
The BIG Event - Carers Week Thursday 16 June
- Election for the Board of Governors of Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust - RESULT 12 May 2011
Election for the Board of Governors of Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust NOTICE OF POLL
- Everything you need to know about...being a carer 25 Mar 2011
Everything you need to know about...being a carer
- Get on board, become a governor 08 Mar 2011
Get on board, become a governor
- Leeds rugby put some muscle behind local campaign 10 Feb 2011
Leeds rugby put some muscle behind local campaign
- Everything you need to know about - dementia and memory loss 23 Dec 2010
A chance to listen to clinicians and chat together over some of the issues surrounding this challenging illness.
As a Foundation Trust we value our members and want to support you in your understanding of mental health and learning disability issues.
- Keep mentally elfy this Christmas 16 Dec 2010
Keep mentally elfy this Christmas
- Film event set to tackle mental health stigma 05 Nov 2010
Film event set to tackle mental health stigma
- Have your say - Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 22 Oct 2010
Have your say - Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment
- Film to change your mind 22 Oct 2010
Film to change your mind
- Health and Social Care Awards - Time to Change 14 Oct 2010
Health and Social Care Awards - Time to Change
- Human library event aims to tackle mental health stigma 05 Oct 2010
Human library event aims to tackle mental health stigma
- Launch of the Trust Strategy 01 Oct 2010
We've launched our new strategy
- Finding the light through Arts and Minds 30 Sep 2010
Finding the light through Arts and Minds
- Annual Members‚Äô Day - in pictures 30 Sep 2010
Annual Members‚Äô Day - In pictures
- Alastair Campbell visits Leeds to promote mental health awareness 24 Sep 2010
Alastair Campbell visits Leeds to promote mental health awareness
- Business chiefs join Alastair Campbell for mental health charity dinner 20 Sep 2010
Key business chiefs and professional leaders from across the region will be meeting tomorrow evening to discuss, with guest speaker Alastair Campbell, the stigma around mental health.
- Verity Rushworth to open new garden for women at local hospital 24 Aug 2010
Verity Rushworth to open new garden for women at local hospital
- INSPIRE 29 Jul 2010
- Annual Members' Day with Alastair Campbell 29 Jul 2010
Annual Members' Day with Alastair Campbell
- Notice of Poll, ballot papers are on their way! 23 Jul 2010
Notice of Poll, ballot papers are on their way!
- New city-wide policy for delivering mental health care in Leeds wins double national award 08 Jul 2010
Mental health services in Leeds are celebrating winning two prestigious awards in recognition of the way community services for people with mental health are delivered.
- New mental health chief offers high praise for city services 16 Jun 2010
New mental health chief offers high praise for city services
- Election for the Board of Governors 2010 10 Jun 2010
Election for the Board of Governors 2010
- Leeds gets the balls to say no to stigma 11 May 2010
Leeds gets the ‚Äòballs‚Äô to say no to stigma
- Local motor dealership drives national campaign in Leeds 07 May 2010
Local motor dealership drives national campaign in Leeds
- A NICE scholarship for local development worker 07 Apr 2010
A researcher from Leeds has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to help improve services for children with mental health problems.
- The launch of our membership fund 01 Apr 2010
- Trust Awards 2010: Winners announced! 15 Mar 2010
Click to see the list of all the winners at the Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust Awards 2010
- Board of Governers appoint new Chairman 02 Mar 2010
Frank Griffiths has been appointed by The Board of Governors as the new Chairman of Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust with effect from 1 April 2010.
- Supporting someone living with dementia 01 Mar 2010
Five simple ways to help someone living with dementia
- Trust comes out on top at the prestigous National Patient Safety Awards 10 Feb 2010
Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating a double achievement at the national Patient Safety Awards.
- Help is at hand to support local people back into work 28 Jan 2010
Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health has launched a new virtual Centre of Excellence in Leeds to support people who use mental health services get into employment.
- The Trust gets a mention in the Time to Change magazine 22 Jan 2010
The Trust features a couple of mentions in the winter edition of the Time to change magazine, Update.
- Are you a patient? Give us your opinion 13 Jan 2010
We have recently signed up to a new website to give our patients the opportunity to voice their opinions about local healthcare.
- Excelling in Patient Safety, Leeds PFT - NICE Conference 2009 11 Jan 2010
Leeds PFT aim to deliver exemplary mental health and learning disability services and are recognised for their work in the area of patient safety.
- Call to lift ban on jury service for people with mental illness 10 Jan 2010
Rethink calls for a consultation on the unfair and discriminatory law that automatically bars anyone "who suffers or has suffered from mental illness..."
- Feeling anxious or distressed? Call the new NHS Stressline 30 Dec 2009
The NHS Stressline is 0300 123 2000. It is open 8am-10pm daily
- Trust's commitment to patient safety recognised in shortlist for two prestigious national awards 09 Dec 2009
Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for two awards at the prestigious Patient Safety Awards.
- Don't let Christmas cost you your health 09 Dec 2009
Support and advice will be on offer to Leeds shoppers after research has revealed the pressures that Christmas can have on your mental health.
- The dark side of Hollywood- Yorkshire Evening Post 03 Dec 2009
From One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest to A Beautiful Mind, hundreds of films feature charcacters with mental health issues. But just how accurate is their portrayal?
- First inpatient mental health unit in the country to achieve stage two Practice Development Unit 20 Nov 2009
First inpatient mental health unit in the country to achieve stage two Practice Development Unit
- Time to change roadshow rolls into Leeds to tackle mental health stigma 26 Oct 2009
A national multi-media roadshow hit the streets of Leeds with a strong anti-stigma message to raise awareness of mental health issues across the city.
- Learning Disability Directorate Involvement Team wins another award at Leeds Health Stars event 14 Oct 2009
The Learning Disability Directorate Involvement Team have scooped yet another award for their pioneering work around supporting service users to shape and influence the services they receive.
- Mental health 'tsar' praises Leeds services 09 Oct 2009
THE national mental health tsar has praised services in Leeds.
Professor Louis Appleby, national clinical director for Mental
Health Services, was speaking following a visit to the Becklin
Centre, near St James's Hospital.
- Pear Tree Partnership on BBC Radio Leeds 09 Oct 2009
Peartree Partnership in Headingley featured on BBc Radio Leeds on Thursday 8 October 2009
- Service users and carers share their stories in Trust video 29 Sep 2009
Four service users and two carers talk about their experiences of mental ill-health and the stigma that surrounds.
- Hospital staff take three peak challenge for patient therapy suite 28 Aug 2009
Hospital staff at local mental health unit take the Yorkshire three peak challenge to raise funds for patient therapy suite.
- New Governors Announced 19 Aug 2009
New Governors announced following elections
- Trust shaping national mental health strategy 28 Jul 2009
Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust are taking part in a new 13 week consultation for New Horizons, which will determine the future policy for mental health services nationally over the next ten years.
- Trust's charity sends computers to Zambia 22 Jul 2009
Trust's charity sends computers to Zambia
- Governor nominations in... 08 Jul 2009
Nominations for Governor Elections have now been received
- Notice of Election for the Board of Governors of Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust 22 Jun 2009
Nominations are now open for the Election of the Board of Governors of Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust.
- Therapeutic Communities network day for mental health service users 19 Jun 2009
The Pathway Development Service, hosted by Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust, held a second Regional Learning Network Day for mental health service users in partnership with NHS North Yorkshire and York Community and Mental Health Services.
- Swine Flu Latest 12 Jun 2009
Early yesterday evening the World Health Organisation (WHO) raised the pandemic 'flu alert to Phase 6.
- Learning Disability Involvement team wins regional Health and Social Care Award 05 Jun 2009
Learning Disability Involvement team wins regional Health and Social Care Award
- Independent Inquiry Reports Published 02 Jun 2009
Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust extends its deepest sympathy and support to everyone affected by these tragic incidents.
- It's Time to Change 27 Jan 2009
From January 2009 we shall be working alongside a national campaign to end mental health discrimination, Time to Change.
Together we will tackle a lingering taboo and one of the greatest social injustices.
- Working together to provide the best possible patient care 13 Oct 2008
Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust has been working together with the University of Leeds to bring a major national initiative into local NHS unit.
- Trust and the BBC put their heads together for 'Leeds Mental Health Week' 15 Sep 2008
Leeds Mental Health Week is a trust-led campaign which focuses on mental health and wellbeing in Leeds and aims to reduce the stigma which often surrounds it.
- Student police officers get Trust experience 10 Sep 2008
Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces with West Yorkshire Police to develop a new initiative to provide valuable training for student police officers, giving them an insight into mental health services provided by the Trust.
- Hospital chiefs serve up treats for staff and patients 08 Jul 2008
Members of hospital staff throughout the country this week have been pulling out all of the stops to celebrate the 60th birthday of the National Health Service.
- Excellent results for Trust's hotel services 25 Jun 2008
The hotel service staff of Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust have recently received a total of eight 5-star ratings for hygiene and food safety in their units. Awarded by the Local Authority Environmental Health Officers.
- Gaynor Faye to open Mother and Baby Unit's new ¬£100,000 'Enhanced Healing Environment' 12 Jun 2008
Actress Gaynor Faye is to open a pioneering new 'Enhanced Healing Environment' at Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust's Mother and Baby Unit next Tuesday, 17th June.