Hamara has grown to be the largest ethnic minority organisation in the voluntary and community sector in Leeds.

Patient Ambassadors

To support patients – particularly those that are ’hard to reach/vulnerable’ in accessing healthcare appropriately – ‘choosing well’. Focus on DNA patients/improving attendance rates. Supporting GPs with QOF outcomes

Signposting patients to relevant services to meet their social/non-medical needs. Proactively delivering events within the community to engage harder to reach groups

Who can use this service? Patients registered to any of the following surgeries:

  • Bellbrooke
  • Harehills Corner
  • Conway, Ashton View
  • Lincoln Green
  • Shakespeare Medical Practice
  • York Road
  • The Garden Surgery
  • Roundhay Road
  • Church Street Surgery
  • Lingwell Croft Surgery
  • South Bank Surgery
  • Arthington Medical Centre
  • Leeds City Medical Practice
  • City View Medical Practice
  • Beeston Village Surgery
  • Oakley Medical Practice

How can people access this service?  By being referred by any member of practice staff to Patient Ambassador based at assigned surgery.

Who works on this project? Our staff work at various locations across Leeds. Contact Shaun and Fahima Matin for more information or speak to a member of the health team.

Funding & Partners