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Dementia sufferer urges more people to see their GP

Dementia sufferer urges more people to see their GP

A Leicester woman diagnosed with dementia is urging more people to go and see their GP if they are worried about their memory.

People’s views sought on new dementia strategy

People’s views sought on new dementia strategy

People are being asked to share their views on a new dementia strategy for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

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.

Support for city care home residents in preventing falls

Support for city care home residents in preventing falls

A new service to help prevent falls in care home residents has reduced the number of patients waiting for an appointment to zero.

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.

Views sought on GP services for Leicester’s care home residents and housebound patients

Views sought on GP services for Leicester’s care home residents and housebound patients

This consultation has now closed.

Care Navigator scheme supports patients over the age of 75

Care Navigator scheme supports patients over the age of 75

More than 2000 patients over the age of 75 are set to benefit from a project aimed at keeping patients out of hospital and safely in their own homes for longer.

CCG supports Dementia Awareness Week activities

CCG supports Dementia Awareness Week activities

Patients, families and carers from black and ethnic minority communities in the city benefitted from GP advice when they attended a dementia event at the weekend.

Emergency response service tackles unnecessary A&E admissions

Emergency response service tackles unnecessary A&E admissions

GPs in Leicester are launching a new scheme which aims to prevent avoidable emergency hospital admissions from care homes and housebound patients.