Key initiatives

Some of our focuses, past and present.

Digital inclusion toolkit

A Leeds City Council and the London Borough of Croydon joint project to create a collaborative Digital Inclusion, funded by MHCLG as part of the Local Digital COVID-19 Challenge.

Digital Health Hubs

We partnered with Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours and NHS partners to implement Good Thing Foundation’s Digital Health Hub model, creating strong links with local GP practices and Social Prescribing teams. 

SHIPS: Smart Health Inclusion PeerĀ Advocates

Volunteers with lived experience are trained to support and enable patients experiencing digital exclusion and health inequalities to access the services they need to be able to self-manage their health and wellbeing.

Our response to COVID-19

The 100% Digital Leeds team are using digital tools and technology to prevent the most vulnerable in society from falling off the radar of the organisations that support them.

Enabling health participation

Working with Beeston and Middleton Local Care Partnership to develop and test a place based model for enabling inclusion to digitised health and care services.

Older People

Working with third sector partners across the city to improve digital inclusion and participation for older people.

Supporting care homes

Residents and staff across Leeds Care Delivery Service are now embracing the use of digital technology to support residents to stay connected with friends and family during the pandemic.

Digital Health Champions

Digital Health Champions training is delivered with clinical staff and health professionals as well as community organisations to support a positive attitude towards technology and innovation in healthcare. 

Autism and Learning Disability Digital Inclusion Network

Working with partners and people with learning disabilities and autism to build a citywide infrastructure that helps provide solutions to these barriers.


NHS England agreed to fund an evidence based digital solution in Leeds to support people living with COPD, giving them the confidence, skills and knowledge to self manage their condition. 

Working with Gypsy & Traveller Communities

Working with Leeds GATE to increase digital inclusion and improve health and wellbeing outcomes with Gypsy and Traveller communities.

Dementia Pathfinder

A pathfinder project in partnership with NHS and Good Things Foundation focusing trialling new ways of using digital and connectivity to support people living with dementia, their families and carers.