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Local NHS backs Cervical Screening Awareness Week

Local NHS backs Cervical Screening Awareness Week

Clinical Commissioning Groups are backing Cervical Screening Awareness Week (15-21 June 2020) by reminding women of the changes to cervical screening services during the coronavirus pandemic and the importance of booking an appointment if invited to.

Cervical screening drop-in clinics being held across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Cervical screening drop-in clinics being held across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Thousands of women in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are putting their lives at risk by not taking up the offer of cervical screening.

Cancer Champions wanted to offer support and information

Cancer Champions wanted to offer support and information

Health organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are looking for people to help others find out more about cancer. 

Faster diagnosis for lung cancer symptoms

Faster diagnosis for lung cancer symptoms

Patients are now getting their results much more quickly and the number of cases where lung cancer is diagnosed in A&E, at an advanced stage, is also down by 70% compared to last year.

Loughborough doctor’s bright idea wins national award

Loughborough doctor’s bright idea wins national award

A Loughborough GP has won a national award from the Royal College of GPs for his ‘ground-breaking’ work in speeding up cancer diagnoses.

Breast screening saves lives

Breast screening saves lives

Leicester City CCG is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October. We are encouraging women to take up the opportunity for breast screening and to make sure they get medical advice if they notice any changes in their breasts.

Patients and carers invited to ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ events across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Patients and carers invited to ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ events across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

People in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who have been affected by a cancer diagnosis are being asked for their views as part of a comprehensive review of local support in order to ensure that the needs of the population are continually met.

Blood in your pee: Lives in East Midlands at risk by not looking for an essential sign of bladder and kidney cancer

Blood in your pee: Lives in East Midlands at risk by not looking for an essential sign of bladder and kidney cancer

A new ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign highlights blood in pee as a key symptom of bladder and kidney cancers.

Patients with prostate cancer choosing care closer to home

Patients with prostate cancer choosing care closer to home

Patients who have received treatment for prostate cancer, are benefiting from a new option to receive care closer to home.

New, simpler test introduced for patients with bowel problems

New, simpler test introduced for patients with bowel problems

Clinicians and health organisations across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have introduced a new approach to testing bowel problems, with the aim of speeding up diagnosis for patients.