A regular bulletin for key stakeholders setting out the latest local position in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the response of NHS partners in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
This period of extended lockdown has been a considerable challenge to residents and businesses, forcing us to explore different ways of doing things.
A GP in Oadby and Wigston, the area with the highest coronavirus infection rate in Leicestershire is urging local residents to get tested for the virus in a bid to reduce the infection rate. The advice comes as the borough and the city face a further local lockdown for at least another fortnight.
Coronavirus video messages by Leicester GPs in a range of languages have been viewed by more than 216,000 people over the first few days since they were released, and over a million people have seen the social media messages promoting the campaign.
This Men’s Health Week (15-21 June 2020), Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups (LLR CCGs) are encouraging men to take relevant action to look after themselves during the coronavirus pandemic. Men’s Health Week runs every year in the week before Father’s Day. This year, the focus is ‘Take Action on Covid-19’. Since the outbreak […]
A Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) will be operating in Evington in support of the COVID-19 National Testing Programme from 18th June 2020.
Clinical Commissioning Groups are backing Cervical Screening Awareness Week (15-21 June 2020) by reminding women of the changes to cervical screening services during the coronavirus pandemic and the importance of booking an appointment if invited to.
A local NHS chief is calling for a big conversation with local statutory and public sector bodies in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) in a bid to reduce health inequalities, following Public Health England’s (PHE) recent review into the disparities in the risk and outcomes of COVID-19.
Visitors and outpatients attending any NHS hospital setting from today (Monday 15 June) will be required to wear a facemask or face covering to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus. All staff in hospitals must also wear facemasks to reduce the risk of transmission in hospitals
A local healthcare campaign has won a prestigious national award.