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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 […]

Public to have their say on multi-million pound proposals to improve hospitals

Public to have their say on multi-million pound proposals to improve hospitals

A public consultation on proposals to spend £450 million transforming acute hospital and maternity services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland has begun today.

Help achieve the ambition for health and care in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Help achieve the ambition for health and care in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

In Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland partners in health and care services have an ambition to deliver outstanding services for the 1 million people living within our area. Excellent working between partner organisations already exist, but we know we can do more, which is why we want to appoint an Independent Chair to lead the further […]

Only come forward for testing if you have Coronavirus symptoms

Only come forward for testing if you have Coronavirus symptoms

People in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being urged to only come forward for a Coronavirus test if they have symptoms.

GP urges people to access GP surgeries even though they may look closed

GP urges people to access GP surgeries even though they may look closed

A Leicestershire GP is urging patients to continue accessing GP services, even though some practices may appear to look closed.

Help to protect yourself from infection and prevent the spread of flu this winter

Help to protect yourself from infection and prevent the spread of flu this winter

Eligible patients will begin to receive invitations next week to get their annual flu vaccine.

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CCGs Governing Body meeting in common 3 September 2020

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CCGs Governing Body meeting in common 3 September 2020

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups (LLR CCGs) will be holding an online Governing Body meeting in common on Tuesday 8 September 2020 between 11.45am to 2.30pm.

NHS Help for you this August bank holiday

NHS Help for you this August bank holiday

This August bank holiday (Monday 31st August), the NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is advising local people that services are open for anyone that needs medical assistance.

If coronavirus is affecting your mental health – don’t delay, self-refer today

If coronavirus is affecting your mental health – don’t delay, self-refer today

Health experts in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are encouraging local people to seek mental health support if they have been left feeling anxious, stressed or depressed by Coronavirus and the impact of lockdown. Dr Avinashi Prasad, a GP in Leicester said: “It’s inevitable that many people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will have […]

Local NHS welcomes £2 million funding to help prepare for winter

Local NHS welcomes £2 million funding to help prepare for winter

Health bosses in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) have welcomed the Government’s announcement confirming £2 million additional funding to support Leicester’s hospitals emergency department during the winter months.