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Local diabetes patients say “It’s good to talk”, during Diabetes Week

Local diabetes patients say “It’s good to talk”, during Diabetes Week

Patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who have Type 2 diabetes have given positive feedback on a course that offers support after diagnosis.

Leicester City CCG shortlisted in EHI Awards 2015

Leicester City CCG shortlisted in EHI Awards 2015

Leicester City CCG has been shortlisted as one of the finalists for the 2015 Ehealth Insider (EHI) awards within the category “Excellence in Business Healthcare Analytics’.

Fingers on pulses for Heart Rhythm Week

Fingers on pulses for Heart Rhythm Week

During Heart Rhythm Week (June 1st – 7th) Leicester City Clinical Commissioning group is encouraging people aged over 65 to get their pulse rate checked at their local GP practice.

Know your blood pressure numbers

Know your blood pressure numbers

Patients across Leicester city are being urged to know what blood pressure numbers are healthy for them, as part of national awareness week.

Anticoagulation service for AF patients moves closer to home

Anticoagulation service for AF patients moves closer to home

City patients with a long term heart condition are set to benefit from receiving care from their own GP.

GPs and nurses keep their finger on the pulse

GPs and nurses keep their finger on the pulse

Patients will receive quicker reassurance about a heart condition and if required appropriate treatment delivered at their own surgery thanks to a new service run by city GPs.