Over 900,000 people in the UK are currently living with COPD, and it can make winter a struggle.
With the temperatures forecast to remain low, slips and falls become more likely especially during wet, cold and icy conditions.
Health leaders across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are reminding patients that they can call NHS 111 24 hours a day, 7 days a week over Christmas and New Year if they need urgent medical care.
the NHS across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) is supporting people to get clued up about how to treat common winter illnesses, without asking for antibiotics.
People living with one or more long term health conditions are the focus of a new NHS Self Care campaign 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.
Parents and carers across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being encouraged to take advantage of NHS guidance on how to take care of common childhood illnesses.
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.
At the time of year when the entire health system comes under increased pressure, people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being reminded to choose the right health service if they or a member of their family begin to feel unwell this winter.
People in Leicester are being reminded of the simple message to use to protect themselves and others from cold and flu this winter: Catch it. Bin it. Kill it.