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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.

Extra appointments at Leicester City healthcare hubs

Extra appointments at Leicester City healthcare hubs

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.

Public invited to Leicester City CCG public Governing Body meeting

Public invited to Leicester City CCG public Governing Body meeting

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

Healthcare hub services – have your say

Healthcare hub services – have your say

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.

New provider of urgent care services announced to support patients

New provider of urgent care services announced to support patients

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.

Public invited to hear about the future of health and social care services in Leicester over the next five years

Public invited to hear about the future of health and social care services in Leicester over the next five years

Patients and members of the public in Leicester are invited to attend an event where information will be shared with them about plans to change health services over the next five years.

Public invited to Leicester City CCG’s Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting

Public invited to Leicester City CCG’s Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting

Members of the public are invited to attend the next Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting, hosted by Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Market engagement event: promoting resilience in schools and further education

Market engagement event: promoting resilience in schools and further education

Potential providers to attend a market engagement event in relation to plans to procure a programme to promote resilience in all schools and further education in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The introduction of inhaler technique videos and clearer GP guidelines aim to prevent hospital stays for asthma patients

The introduction of inhaler technique videos and clearer GP guidelines aim to prevent hospital stays for asthma patients

Asthma patients in Leicester are set to benefit from a series of videos which are being launched to help them control their condition through instruction on correct inhaler use as well as more hands on support from their GP or practice nurse.