Have your say on the location of a fourth healthcare hub in the city – deadline extended
A prevention programme which will help to ensure residents in nursing homes stay hydrated and well, was launched this week with a first of its kind workshop. The event was held to teach nurses and nursing home staff about spotting the hidden signs of dehydration and malnutrition earlier in the vulnerable residents they care for.
A city service which provides patients with six weeks of extra support in their own home after leaving hospital has been hailed a success in helping vulnerable people to recover their independence and reduce the risk of another stay in hospital.
The number of people registered as a carer with their GP practice in Leicester has risen dramatically as a result of a new scheme to help identify potentially vulnerable patients.
A successful new scheme delivered in Leicester City GP practices has improved the safety of medicine provision and saved over £24,000 by introducing Practice Medicines Coordinators (PMC).
Leicester city patients are being asked for their personal experiences and stories of Outpatient Radiography services provided by Leicester’s Hospitals, to help the local NHS identify how these services can be planned and delivered more efficiently.
Patients in Leicester are set to find it easier to get an appointment with a GP or prescribing nurse during the daytime after the number of appointments available at the Westcotes Healthcare Hub was increased by 348 each week through until the end of March.
Members of the public are invited to attend the February Governing Body meeting hosted by Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group Board.
Patients in Leicester are being asked for their views on the Leicester City Healthcare Hubs, including the location of a potential fourth hub to replace the walk-in centre at Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre when the contract comes to an end later this year.
NHS organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have announced their preferred bidders for a new integrated urgent and primary care service and home visiting service.