Spotlight

Spotlight

21 May 2024

Leeds’ research excellence transforms care for people with long term health conditions 

Millions of people suffering with multiple, long term health conditions are benefiting from breakthroughs in treatment thanks to world-leading research in Leeds. 
21 May 2024

Leeds health and care research excellence

11 December 2023

Why Leeds is top city in the North for health innovation spin-out success

From the science lab to the boardroom, turning brainpower into profits, Leeds is one of the top academic hubs for spin-out company creation in the UK.
5 December 2023

Leeds chosen as home of new Northern Cell Metrology Hub

With one of the most diversely equipped labs in the world including technology exclusive to the North of England, the Northern Cell Metrology Hub, recently located in Leeds, brings a new level of expertise to the health and life sciences sector. Here, we explore why the Hub chose Leeds and why it is such a valuable asset to the region. With collaboration at its core, it is expected to become an important part of the city’s thriving and connected health innovation ecosystem.
30 November 2023

Transforming care through digital innovations and measuring clinical outcomes

In part two of our spotlight on Leeds Community Healthcare Trust, we hear about two innovative ways of working: an approach from the frontline which is transforming care via digital innovations, and using measureable evidence about people’s healthcare to show how to make it the very best it can be for them.
7 November 2023

Supporting health innovation to power up the North

Leeds is known for its strong culture of partnership and collaboration, sharing an ambition to become the best UK city in which to live and work.
3 October 2023

Leeds’ digital and data powerhouse accelerating health innovation – part two

Following our first feature on The Leeds Digital Festival (LDF) where we looked at why Leeds?, we now take a deep dive into the Festival programme and shine the spotlight on one of the sessions from the Health and Medtech stream – ‘Accelerating Digital Innovations across the NHS’.
12 September 2023

A digital and data powerhouse for health innovation

As Leeds prepares to host its eighth annual digital festival from 18 to 29 September 2023, we explore, in part one of this feature – why Leeds? Why is The Leeds Digital Festival such a huge success here? What lies within our city’s amazing technology, digital and data ecosystem and how is it specifically pioneering ways to improve health and care through innovation?
2 August 2023

St Gemma’s Academic Unit of Palliative Care

In part two of our Spotlight on St Gemma’s Hospice, we hear about the extensive reach and impact of its education and training, and about how it uses research to understand specifically what people in Leeds need and tailor its services to meet them.
26 July 2023

UK’s first academic unit of palliative care pioneers excellence

The multi-award-winning St Gemma’s Hospice is home to the world’s first academic unit of palliative care. Its care is outstanding and it is influencing innovations and standards in palliative care way beyond Leeds. In part one of our Spotlight on St Gemma’s, its Chief Medical Officer and Chief Nurse explain that behind this success lies an unswerving focus on the importance of evidence through research.
31 January 2023

Building a city’s digital highway

As city leaders work together to realise a vision to make Leeds the best UK city, it means real commitment to align their priorities for the greater good of the city and its people. Building the right foundations is key to success and the city’s digital capabilities are at the heart of this, explains Leonardo Tantari in part four of our Spotlight on Leeds City Council.
24 January 2023

Leeds fuels economy and creativity with new innovation arc

In part three of our Spotlight on Leeds City Council, we look at the city’s outstanding strengths as the ‘financial capital of the North’, and its major new developments to ensure it stays at the forefront of innovation and economic growth.
17 January 2023

Racing ahead, leaving no one behind

How does the UK’s third largest city make sure it leaves no one behind when it comes to jobs, opportunities, health and wellbeing? We explore this in part two of our Spotlight on Leeds City Council.
10 January 2023

Spotlight on Leeds City Council – part one: the best city ambition

In our four-part Spotlight on Leeds City Council, we focus on its ambition to make Leeds, by 2030, the best UK city in which to live and work. We explore the city’s major steps forward to achieving inclusive economic growth and to accelerating cross-sector innovation and citywide digital transformation. In part one below, we take a closer look at what becoming ‘the best city’ actually means.
4 October 2022

New apprenticeships set to launch as University strengthens its offer

In part three of our Spotlight on Leeds Trinity University, we highlight its bespoke and pioneering approach to apprenticeships. This is growing and strengthening, with new apprenticeships due to launch in 2023, especially for the healthcare sector.
22 September 2022

Spotlight on Leeds Trinity University – part two

In part two of our Spotlight on Leeds Trinity University, we see how world-leading research is helping communities around the world recover from drug or alcohol addictions. And we learn how pioneering research is helping reveal the link between tinnitus and mental health and showing how psychological interventions can help tinnitus sufferers.
5 September 2022

Spotlight on Leeds Trinity University – part one

n our latest case study, we shine the Spotlight on Leeds Trinity University, one of our founding partners. In part one, below, we look at how the University is working to ensure research improves lives and benefits communities in the here and now. And in our first example of this, we see how new research is helping people better manage their mental health.
27 June 2022

Leeds develops world-leading approach to tackling long COVID

In part three of our spotlight on Leeds Community Healthcare Trust, we hear how pioneering work launched quickly and effectively to help people recover from long COVID, and is informing others nationally and internationally.
13 June 2022

Spotlight on Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust – part one

In our latest case study, we shine the Spotlight on Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust, one of our founding partners. In part one, below, we hear about a novel approach to integrating community and primary care research.
6 September 2021

Spotlight on Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

In our latest case study, we shine the Spotlight on… Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of our founding partners. In the following showcase, we look at the exciting steps it is taking to help develop a world-renowned innovation district in Leeds.
21 June 2021

Spotlight on Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – part three

In this final, extended feature, we hear about Leeds’ pioneering work in embracing uncomfortable truths to bring healing and change. We learn how new service investments are helping young people and how Leeds’ liaison psychiatry is leading the way in research and care to support the delicate balance of who we are.
20 May 2021

Spotlight on Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – part two

Welcome to part two of our Spotlight on Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, one of our founding partners. In these next two features, we see how digital innovations are opening up new worlds for mental health recovery and wellbeing.
12 May 2021

Spotlight on Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – part one

In our latest case study, we shine the Spotlight on Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, one of our founding partners. In part one, below, we look at how the City’s first recovery college is helping people recover and stay well, and how a new approach to specialised pharmacy is transforming care in the community.
10 March 2021

Spotlight on Leeds Beckett University

Welcome to Spotlight – our case study series offering you a quick insight into some of the strengths and assets our partners and others bring to our work. In this first study, we shine the Spotlight on Leeds Beckett University – one of our founding partners.
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