Our Partnership is made up of organisations working closely together to plan services and address the challenges facing health and care services across the area.
In this section you will find links to useful information and publications about our partnership.
We are committed to meaningful conversations with people, on the right issues at the right time. We believe this is an important part of the way we work.
Engagement gives people an opportunity to have their say on services. By gathering people's views, it helps us understand what matters to people.
In this section you will find all Freedom of Information (FOI) requests made to our Partnership. You can also ask a question of your own.
A warm welcome from the West Yorkshire &Harrogate Health and Care Partnership’s Climate Change team!
We are leading the delivery of the Integrated Care system’s ambition on Climate change, working collaboratively across and beyond the system to ensure everyone plays their part on our most urgent agenda.
The ambition above is from the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership’s Five Year Plan.
On this page you can learn more about our work, towards this goal, what’s on offer for your organisation, and how to get in touch with us if you would like to be involved.
Frank works for the Partnership two days a week. The rest of the time he is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Airedale Hospital. Frank has an MSc in Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability and volunteers as a Trustee for Sustrans. Email: Frank.email@example.com
John is acting assistant director for improving population health, focussing on a number of work strands including our climate change ambition. He holds an MSc in Public Policy & Management and has broad leadership experience in the Public, Private and VCSE sectors. He works for the partnership 2 days a week. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Verity is the Programme Support Officer for the Partnership’s Improving Population Health Programme. She provides support across all work streams, and Verity’s MSc in Biodiversity and Conservation gives her added insight when supporting climate change projects. Email: email@example.com
Our work focuses on two main themes:
Within these themes are pieces of work on transport and air quality, housing, health inequalities, inclusive and green economy, insight and analysis (metrics), estates (buildings, energy, waste), travel (staff, patients, visitors, business), technology and innovation, clinical care (including anaesthetic gases, inhalers and green social prescribing), engaging the whole workforce, and social care.
The West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership is looking to fund innovative projects, which help connect people to nature, improve physical and mental health and reduce health inequalities.
We will fund 100 spaces on a Centre for Sustainable Healthcare course for people working in West Yorkshire and Harrogate health and care.
Link to courses offered by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare
This includes the following courses:
To register for one of these funded spaces, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need to secure the time from your manager to attend.
City Connect promotes walking and cycling in West Yorkshire. Link to City Connect.
The Travel Plan Network is a free membership scheme for any employer in West Yorkshire who is committed to encouraging their staff to travel to work sustainably. They offer significant benefits and discounts on a range of travel modalities. Link to the Travel Plan Network.
The Energy Saving Trust has a huge amount of information available to organisations and individuals. Link to Engergy Saving Trust. They offer free fleet reviews for public and private sector organisations. Link to fleet review information.
The White Rose Forest is one of four community forests in the north of England working together to create the larger Northern Forest that will stretch from Merseyside across Manchester and Yorkshire. They have trees to plant but are looking for land. Link to the White Rose Forest.
The NHS Forest is also looking for planting opportunities. Link to the NHS Forest.
There are a great many resources available online. We have listed some below that we feel will be most useful to organisations and individuals working in health and social care in West Yorkshire and Harrogate. If you are looking for something which is not listed, please do get in touch and we will try to signpost you.
We are currently hosting an engagement process which should feedback to us in mid 2021.
We have lay representation on our Steering Committee and we welcome comments from the public using the “contact us” form below
In November 2019 we hosted a two day sustainable healthcare summit.
Link to the Summit Programme.
It was very well received according to the participant feedback and we wanted to share some of the content with you: