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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.

Prescriptions

Prescriptions

Find out everything you need to know about prescriptions and medicines

Stay Well This Winter

Stay Well This Winter

In this section we provide advice and tips for the coming winter to help you stay well.

Care and Support Changes in Leicester

Care and Support Changes in Leicester

From April 2015, care and support in England is changing. The new Care Act will help make the care and support system more consistent across the country .

Use the internet to stay healthy – Learn my way

Use the internet to stay healthy – Learn my way

There are lots of ways you can use the internet to support your health, from making appointments and ordering repeat prescriptions online, to finding advice on specific symptoms and conditions.

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. The allocation of this budget is agreed between the individual and their CHC team based on a detailed care and support plan which identifies their health and wellbeing needs and outcomes.

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.

Current campaigns

Current campaigns

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

Living well

Living well

Discover how to improve or maintain good levels of health and wellbeing across a range of health matters.

Useful tools

Useful tools

There are many useful tools and trackers available online and for your phone or tablet to make health improvement that little bit easier. Find out more about them and download them here.

Videos

Videos

Look through our library of useful videos to help you learn the best ways of improving your health.