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Surge in people signing up to life changing diabetes programme in the Midlands

Surge in people signing up to life changing diabetes programme in the Midlands

Over 1,200 people in the Midlands have now self-referred for support online in less than two months to lose weight and prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes through the NHS Healthier You Diabetes Prevention Programme. Latest figures show that a quarter of people who have self referred through the new online service have come […]

Local NHS celebrates national award win for South Asian healthy eating campaign

Local NHS celebrates national award win for South Asian healthy eating campaign

A local healthcare campaign has won a prestigious national award.

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.

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.

NHS health checklist prepares people for winter

NHS health checklist prepares people for winter

People living with one or more long term health conditions are the focus of a new NHS Self Care campaign this winter.

NHS reaches out to carers this winter

NHS reaches out to carers this winter

An NHS winter campaign launched across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is encouraging people who care for someone else on a daily basis to take up the latest NHS advice in order to protect their own health.

Learn how to take care of your health for life this Self-Care Week (13th to 19th November 2017)

Learn how to take care of your health for life this Self-Care Week (13th to 19th November 2017)

The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is launching a campaign this Self-Care Week to build patients’ confidence in preventing and treating minor illnesses themselves.