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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.

NHS encourages patients to learn how to treat common illnesses during Self-Care Week (18th to 24th November 2019)

NHS encourages patients to learn how to treat common illnesses during Self-Care Week (18th to 24th November 2019)

With the winter season just beginning, the NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is making it easier for people to find out how to treat minor illnesses themselves.

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.

Health Promotion Event for people with a learning disability in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Health Promotion Event for people with a learning disability in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

People who have a learning disability, and their carers, are invited to a Health Promotion Event taking place during Learning Disability Week (June 17th – 23rd).  The event, which runs from 12.00-4.00pm on Friday 21st June at the BRITE Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester LE3 1LE, is designed to help people stay healthy and to support […]

Take care of yourself during the May bank holiday

Take care of yourself during the May bank holiday

As people make plans for the May bank holiday weekend, the NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are encouraging local residents to also be prepared in case of any accidents or minor ailments.

Changes to prescribing for medicines which you can buy over the counter

Changes to prescribing for medicines which you can buy over the counter

GPs in Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland are no longer routinely providing prescriptions for medications and treatments which can be bought over the counter at pharmacies and supermarkets.

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.

New plan unveiled to support people with dementia to live well

New plan unveiled to support people with dementia to live well

The vision is to build dementia friendly communities across LLR, which are inclusive and receptive of people living with dementia.

NHS to make flash glucose monitoring devices available to more diabetes patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

NHS to make flash glucose monitoring devices available to more diabetes patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Hundreds of local patients with Type 1 diabetes that are under the care of a diabetes specialist will now be able to manage their condition more easily, as wearable glucose sensors will be available on prescription.

Children’s mental health services in the spotlight at events across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Children’s mental health services in the spotlight at events across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Members of the public and health professionals are invited to a series of events showing how children’s mental health services are changing in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.