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Health and wellbeing event in Belgrave this Saturday, open to all

Health and wellbeing event in Belgrave this Saturday, open to all

People are invited to a special Health Promotion Event this Saturday October 14th that is taking place in the Belgrave area of Leicester.

Patients to receive more effective care for lower back pain

Patients to receive more effective care for lower back pain

From 1st November 2017, patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who are experiencing lower back pain will now receive more effective care as a result of changes that are being introduced to how the condition is treated.

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 October Governing Body meeting hosted by Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group Board.

Innovative hip and knee service saves nearly 500 patients an unnecessary wait and appointment with a hospital consultant

Innovative hip and knee service saves nearly 500 patients an unnecessary wait and appointment with a hospital consultant

Hundreds of hip and knee replacement patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland requiring a follow up appointment a year or more after surgery are now being seen in the community rather than hospital as part of an innovative scheme.

Support for city care home residents in preventing falls

Support for city care home residents in preventing falls

A new service to help prevent falls in care home residents has reduced the number of patients waiting for an appointment to zero.

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).

Early support services being offered locally for young people’s mental health

Early support services being offered locally for young people’s mental health

New services are being introduced across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to support young people’s mental and emotional health and wellbeing.

1000th patient completes diabetes education as patients are given the option to refer themselves into the popular programme

1000th patient completes diabetes education as patients are given the option to refer themselves into the popular programme

From October 1st, patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland with diabetes can book themselves onto the popular EMPOWER education programme online to help them keep their condition under control. This comes as the 1000th patient successfully completes the programme.

Patients invited to share their views on services at the Community Health Centre on Melbourne Road

Patients invited to share their views on services at the Community Health Centre on Melbourne Road

Patients registered at the Community Health Centre on Melbourne Road are being given the opportunity to take part in a survey to influence the healthcare services they receive.

Latent TB programme off to a successful start in 2017 as Leicester city reports highest screening rates in the East Midlands

Latent TB programme off to a successful start in 2017 as Leicester city reports highest screening rates in the East Midlands

The numbers of people living in Leicester who have been tested for a hidden serious lung infection are the highest across the East Midlands following the introduction of a new national screening programme in GP Practices.