Patients of an additional 42 GP practices in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will begin to receive the Covid vaccine this week, from four community-based vaccination centres.
From the CEOs of LLR CCGs, University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is experiencing significant pressures in response to the combined challenges of rising numbers of Covid-19 positive cases and annual winter pressures.
Following the success of the first vaccination clinics opening in two groups of GP practices in Earl Shilton and Leicester city earlier this week, health leaders in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are pleased to announce vaccinations will begin at four more groups of practices within days.
A Leicestershire GP practice has linked up with a local school to bring some Christmas kindness to people who are elderly and isolated.
Read how eligible patients registered with 13 GP practices in Leicestershire will be amongst the first to receive the ground breaking Pfizer Covid-19 vaccination from GP-led vaccination centres.
With just seven days to go until the consultation closes on multimillion pound plans to transform acute hospital and maternity services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland – our phone line has been enhanced to offer people the option to complete the questionnaire over the telephone.
A Glenfield grandfather has become the first patient in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to receive the groundbreaking new Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination against Covid-19.
We can now confirm that a hospital vaccination hub at Leicester General Hospital will start vaccinating from Saturday, 12th December.
In response to local questions about vaccine availability in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland the local NHS have today issued the following statement.
With the busy winter period approaching, patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) now have more options for accessing urgent medical care when they need it.