A local healthcare campaign has won a prestigious national award.
People registered with a Leicester GP practice and either living with type 2 diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes will soon be able to access a wide portfolio of support services all under one roof.
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 has been shortlisted as one of the finalists for the 2015 Ehealth Insider (EHI) awards within the category “Excellence in Business Healthcare Analytics’.
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.
Patients across Leicester city are being urged to know what blood pressure numbers are healthy for them, as part of national awareness week.
City patients with a long term heart condition are set to benefit from receiving care from their own GP.
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.