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Urgent care centres and healthcare hubs reopening across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Urgent care centres and healthcare hubs reopening across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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.

Flu vaccination to be extended to 50-64 year olds from 1 December 2020

Flu vaccination to be extended to 50-64 year olds from 1 December 2020

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that 50 to 64 year olds can have a free flu vaccination at their GP practice or community pharmacy from 1 December 2020.

Self-care to stay well this winter

Self-care to stay well this winter

This Self-Care week (16 – 22 November 2020) local residents in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are being encouraged to learn about how they can take care of their health with no need for medical attention.

Your GP practice is open

Your GP practice is open

NHS leaders and GPs in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are reminding patients that their GP practice is open during the lockdown period and that they should contact their practice for medical advice and treatment.

Stay safe this Diwali

Stay safe this Diwali

Stay safe this Diwali – is the message from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups (LLR CCGs) as thousands of local people prepare to celebrate Diwali this Saturday (14 November).

Children and young people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland set to benefit from additional mental health support in schools

Children and young people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland set to benefit from additional mental health support in schools

At a time when concern about the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people is higher than ever before, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is proud to be leading the implementation of the Mental Health Support Teams in Schools (MHSTs) programme for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) in partnership with Relate Leicestershire. […]

Contact NHS 111 for urgent medical care needs

Contact NHS 111 for urgent medical care needs

Patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being encouraged to contact NHS 111 for urgent medical care needs.

Ensuring young people have their say on plans to transform Leicester’s hospitals

Ensuring young people have their say on plans to transform Leicester’s hospitals

A young people’s group in Leicester has put its weight behind the public consultation to transform local hospital and maternity services.

Public invited to Building Better Hospitals consultation events

Public invited to Building Better Hospitals consultation events

A series of online events has been arranged to help people find out more and ask questions about proposals to spend £450 million transforming acute hospital and maternity services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Surge in people signing up to life changing diabetes programme in the Midlands

Surge in people signing up to life changing diabetes programme in the Midlands

Over 1,200 people in the Midlands have now self-referred for support online in less than two months to lose weight and prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes through the NHS Healthier You Diabetes Prevention Programme. Latest figures show that a quarter of people who have self referred through the new online service have come […]