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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.

New co-Chair invites members of the public to join their patient group to shape services of the future

New co-Chair invites members of the public to join their patient group to shape services of the future

A local organisation who plan and develop health services for patients in the community has today announced the appointment of Melton resident and former Chair of Leicester’s Clockwise Credit Union, John Wood, as co-Chair to the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Alliance Patient and Public Partnership Group (PPPG).

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CCGs agree proposals for a joint accountable officer

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CCGs agree proposals for a joint accountable officer

It is anticipated that the move will create a stronger and more consistent commissioning voice across the three CCG areas

New provider of wheelchair, orthotics and prosthetics services

New provider of wheelchair, orthotics and prosthetics services

Patients who receive wheelchair, orthotics and prosthetics services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will now receive their care from Opcare, part of the Ability Matters Group.

National awards win for NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

National awards win for NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

An initiative to improve diagnosis and treatment of urine infections in older people and reduce the use of antibiotics has won a national award.