Celebrating three years of Springboard

Over 200 women from across the health and care sector in Leeds have completed the Springboard Women’s Development Programme since the Leeds Health and Care Academy began delivering the programme in January 2020. To mark this incredible milestone, we hosted a Springboard Celebration Event at the beginning of July for previous and current Springboard participants, […]

Graduation ceremony marks a milestone for Health T Level students

June marked an important milestone for T Levels in Leeds, as we celebrated the first ever graduation ceremony! Held alongside Leeds City College and Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College, the graduating students were the first people in the city to complete the Health T Level qualification. Over 100 attendees celebrated the student’s achievements, including […]

Help us shape the Career Exploration Tool

What is the Career Exploration Tool? The Leeds Health and Care Academy has been awarded funding from the West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board to design and deliver a digital career platform to engage our future workforce, to inform, inspire and open doors to health and care careers in Leeds.  This digital career platform will be a tool […]

Citywide Workforce Planning for Allied Health Professionals: Project Summary

Last year, the Leeds Health and Care Academy’s Collaborative Workforce Planning team undertook a major project to gain a better understanding of the Allied Health Professional (AHP) workforce in Leeds, and identify and explore common issues regarding supply and retention of staff within these roles. What are Allied Health Professionals? Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) are […]

Leeds Health and Care Learning Portal: New Courses Available

Over 70 new training courses and development programmes are now available on the Leeds Health and Care Learning Portal.    This online catalogue of free development resources, training and learning content can be accessed by anybody working or volunteering for a health and social care organisation in Leeds, regardless of employer, role or level of experience.   […]

Healthier Working Futures: Impact Report

The Healthier Working Futures project inspired young people (aged 16-25) to consider careers in health and care, supporting them to gain the required experience, knowledge and role opportunities to kick-start their career. With funding from the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund, the project partnership team consisted of the Leeds Health and Care […]


Please find our current Leeds Health and Care Academy prospectus below. This includes details of all of our current learning and development opportunities that are either available to book onto now, or to register your interest for. To download this digital prospectus, please click on the three dots on the top bar of the window […]

Six Benefits of Collaborative Apprenticeships

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, Jess Scrimshaw, Programme Manager – Partnerships and Workforce Development at the Leeds Health and Care Academy, discusses the importance and benefits of a collaborative apprenticeship approach.  In my role at the Leeds Health and Care Academy, I oversee the workforce development programmes within the Learning and Culture team. As […]

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 […]