A Leicester woman diagnosed with dementia is urging more people to go and see their GP if they are worried about their memory.
People are being asked to share their views on a new dementia strategy for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
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.
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.
A new service to help prevent falls in care home residents has reduced the number of patients waiting for an appointment to zero.
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.
This consultation has now closed.
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.
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.
GPs in Leicester are launching a new scheme which aims to prevent avoidable emergency hospital admissions from care homes and housebound patients.