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My health

Our vision is for people in Leicester to live long and healthy lives. As well as the healthcare services we manage, this vision will be achieved by ensuring you have the knowledge and tools to improve your health. This section has been dedicated to doing just that.

Your Healthy Kitchen

Your Healthy Kitchen

Learn how to cook great traditional food with all the flavour you know and love, but with a healthy twist. Watch our series of video recipes and download the recipe booklet.

Self Care

Self Care

We want to help you increase your chances of staying well and to build your confidence in preventing and treating minor illnesses yourself.

Flu vaccination

Flu vaccination

Find out the facts about the flu jab and how to ensure you protect yourself and your family this winter

Current campaigns

Current campaigns

Find out about the latest campaigns that the CCG is promoting to help improve your health and wellbeing.

Healthcare and treatment policies

Healthcare and treatment policies

Here you will find the latest polices which govern treatment provided for patients that fall into Leicester City CCG’s area.

Patient Choice

Patient Choice

If your GP needs to refer you for a physical or mental health condition, in most cases you have a legal right to choose which hospital or service you go to. This includes NHS and many private hospitals that provide services to the NHS.

Prescriptions

Prescriptions

Find out everything you need to know about prescriptions and medicines

Care and Support for Adults

Care and Support for Adults

The law on help and support available for vulnerable adults.

Continuing Health Care

Continuing Health Care

This article explains care outside of hospital that is arranged and funded by the NHS, for adults with a “primary health need”. It also explains how to find information on continuing care packages for children and NHS-funded nursing care for adults living in a care home.

Children’s Health

Children’s Health

This section focuses on children’s health. Here we will update you on new health tools and information on children’s health and health issues.

Personal Health Budgets

Personal Health Budgets

A personal health budget is an amount of money to support a person receiving NHS Continuing Healthcare to allow them to purchase care that meets their individual needs.

How we use your data

How we use your data

As an NHS patient, you have a choice about how your data is used. On this page we will share some of the ways that your data is used and how you can prevent it from being used in that way.

Leicester’s health priorities

Leicester’s health priorities

Leicester City CCG has looked at Leicester’s health needs and has chosen four areas where increased effort will be made. The have been selected because they will have a big impact on helping people to live more healthily for longer. Find out more about these and get advice on improving your health, or supporting your family in these areas.