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Leicester City wins national award for unique approach with homeless and asylum seeker communities

Leicester City wins national award for unique approach with homeless and asylum seeker communities

Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been crowned winner at this year’s Patient Experience Network National Awards (PENNA) during a ceremony at Birmingham’s Repertory Theatre.

Decision announced on fourth Leicester City healthcare hub

Decision announced on fourth Leicester City healthcare hub

Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has today announced its decision on the location of the city’s fourth healthcare hub – committing to the site of the existing walk-in service at the Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre for at least the next three years. From 1st October 2017 the new service will offer […]

Public invited to Leicester City CCG April Governing Body meeting

Public invited to Leicester City CCG April Governing Body meeting

Members of the public are invited to attend the April Governing Body meeting hosted by Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group Board.

Only way to detect Latent Tuberculosis is to get tested, advise Leicester City GPs

Only way to detect Latent Tuberculosis is to get tested, advise Leicester City GPs

Patients who have recently arrived in Leicester from countries such as Iraq, Iran, India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Turkey, as well as the continent of Africa, are being encouraged to have an important health test to protect themselves and their family from Latent Tuberculosis.

Extension of Healthcare Hubs deadline by one week to Sunday 26th March 2017

Extension of Healthcare Hubs deadline by one week to Sunday 26th March 2017

Have your say on the location of a fourth healthcare hub in the city – deadline extended

Nursing homes receive support to spot the hidden signs of dehydration and malnutrition earlier

Nursing homes receive support to spot the hidden signs of dehydration and malnutrition earlier

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.

Support service for patients leaving hospital, hailed a success

Support service for patients leaving hospital, hailed a success

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.

Thousands of carers in Leicester to receive support as a result of new scheme

Thousands of carers in Leicester to receive support as a result of new scheme

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.

Successful prescription scheme in city practices ensures medicines are safe and appropriate

Successful prescription scheme in city practices ensures medicines are safe and appropriate

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, Leicestershire and Rutland residents: Tell us your experiences of Radiography services

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland residents: Tell us your experiences of Radiography services

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.