“This year, we completed our fifth year as the Leeds Health and Care Academy and we continue to evolve and be responsive to the sector and partners’ needs. Through learning from our experiences and achievements, we have a deeper understanding of our core purpose and the impact that our Leeds One Workforce partnership can have. […]


“This year has been typically busy for the Academy with significant developments across our learning and culture portfolio, collaborative workforce projects and collaborative workforce planning. Our strengthening partnerships, both across and beyond Leeds, have improved the reach of our work and continue to demonstrate increasing impact and value for our health and social care workforce […]

Launch of the Leeds Health & Care Learning Portal

Our new learning management system, the Leeds Health and Care Learning Portal, is now live and can be accessed by anybody working or volunteering in a health and care role in Leeds. This exciting new platform opens up access to online learning across health and care organisations in the city and ensures that all staff […]

Leeds Health and Social Care Hub Launch

The Leeds Health and Social Care Hub provides a new way for national and local partners to work together; an exciting opportunity for the Department of Health and Social Care and Leeds-based health and care organisations to collaborate to improve health outcomes across the community, and bring our different perspectives and resources together. By working […]

Leeds Health & Care Academy and One Workforce: Annual Report 2021/22

We are delighted to share the Leeds Health and Care Academy and One Workforce annual report with you. Over the previous year, we have focused relentlessly on supporting the Leeds health and care workforce in terms of learning and development, planning, and recruitment, to ensure that we were able to work towards making positive, impactful […]

Announcing the Leeds People & OD Festival 2022

This year will see the Leeds Health and Care Academy work with partners to launch an exciting initiative designed exclusively for People teams across the sector – Leeds People & OD Festival 2022. In June, we will be facilitating a series of events that will allow HR, OD and People colleagues to create connections, celebrate success, […]

I Care… Ambassadors: scaling up and increasing reach

The I Care… Ambassador programme is a national initiative that aims to inspire and motivate people to consider working in health and care. Ambassadors are volunteers from a range of roles and employers in the health and care sector, who attend local events to talk honestly and enthusiastically about their job and career journey. I […]

Healthier Working Futures

Healthier Working Futures, Leeds is an exciting new partnership of health, care and third sector partners who have received funding from the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund. Following a competitive application process, we were the only project to be selected in Leeds and just one of seven projects across West Yorkshire. The […]

Leeds Health and Care One Workforce Strategy: 2024

1) Foreword Leeds Health and Care organisations came together in November 2019 to agree the Strategic Workforce Priorities which would underpin collective delivery of the city’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy and the Leeds Plan.  There was a clear and shared understanding that the Leeds system was already operating with notable workforce gaps which needed to […]

T Levels: A groundbreaking city-wide collaboration

T Level Resource Improvement Projects (TRIPs) are provider-led, action research projects, funded by the Department for Education. Through TRIPs, providers identify a problem which would benefit from further investigation and develop proposals for collaborative project delivery. Funding is available to enable a TRIP to be undertaken, subject to meeting application criteria. To find out more […]