New grant scheme to transform mental health across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland awards its first grants
Just under £800,000 has been awarded in round one to 28 local groups across Leicester, Leicester and Rutland to spend on their own projects, new or existing, to support people with their mental health and wellbeing.
The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is asking you to be prepared this Easter weekend.
Ahead of the Easter break in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, the local NHS is encouraging children aged 5-11 to become ‘vax heroes’, by getting vaccinated against Covid during this holiday period.
Vaccinations to protect against covid are set to be available to all 5 to 11 year olds in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland from this weekend.
From today (21st March 2022), people who are most at risk from Covid will be offered a spring booster vaccine.
People in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who have not previously had the covid vaccine are beginning to come forward thanks to the NHS finding new ways of making the vaccine available.
New clinics are being put on this half term for children aged 5 -11 who are most at risk of COVID-19
Children aged 5-11-years-old at risk of COVID-19, as well as children in this age group living with an immunosuppressed person, can get a COVID-19 vaccination at specialist clinics being put on this school half term.
This weekend people can get the covid vaccine while they shop at the Maxi Grosik European Supermarket on Blackbird Road in Leicester.
People living with and beyond cancer in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are set to benefit from support and advice at their fingertips thanks to a new app.
From Wednesday 2nd February, for the first time, local people can get the covid vaccine without having to get out of their vehicle, as a drive-through vaccine centre opens in Leicestershire.