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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.

Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a disease of the heart or blood vessels. Find out what steps you can take to reduce your risk.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a collection of lung diseases including chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease. Find out what you need to do to prevent it developing.

Mental health

Mental health

The term ‘mental health problems’ covers a range of conditions ranging from anxiety, depression through to severe and enduring mental illness. Discover how to improve your mental wellbeing.

Older people

Older people

Older people can be defined as those over the age of 65. As we get older, our health needs change. Find advice to maintain your health as you get older or to support you in caring for an older relative.