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HEALTHCARE & INNOVATION

We’re the UK’s first city for health and innovation

A specialist in medical technologies and health data, and the home for the NHS with over 26,000 employees based here. It’s not just about growing businesses, it’s about improving lives and health outcomes for all, and making sure the poorest improve their health the fastest.

It’s estimated that 22% of the UK’s digital health jobs are located in Leeds City Region, with employers including NHS Digital and some of its major suppliers, Egton Medical Information Systems (EMIS), The Phoenix Partnership (TPP) suppliers of primary care systems, and IT consultancy company BJSS who delivered the redeveloped NHS Spine.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has begun work on an ambitious five year plan to create a new state-of-the-art hospital for adults, and a new purpose-built home for Leeds Children’s Hospital – where world-class care will be delivered in the most innovative surroundings. Leeds’ digital health jobs make up 22% of the UK total.