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NHS successful global recruitment means 14 GP vacancies have been filled across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

NHS successful global recruitment means 14 GP vacancies have been filled across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

A total of 14 GP vacancies in local practices have been filled as a result of an international recruitment scheme that aims to reduce reliance on locum doctors.

Loughborough doctor’s bright idea wins national award

Loughborough doctor’s bright idea wins national award

A Loughborough GP has won a national award from the Royal College of GPs for his ‘ground-breaking’ work in speeding up cancer diagnoses.

Leicester event to help people living with diabetes improve their health

Leicester event to help people living with diabetes improve their health

Diabetes UK and Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group are hosting a free event for people living with diabetes in Leicester on Saturday 16 November.

Breast screening saves lives

Breast screening saves lives

Leicester City CCG is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October. We are encouraging women to take up the opportunity for breast screening and to make sure they get medical advice if they notice any changes in their breasts.

Public Health England launches the first national NHS mental health campaign.

Public Health England launches the first national NHS mental health campaign.

We don’t need to wait until we are struggling with our mental health; ‘Every Mind Matters’ encourages adults to be more aware of their mental health and help them discover simple steps to look after their mental health and wellbeing.

PHE encourages smokers to ‘find their best way to quit’ this Stoptober

PHE encourages smokers to ‘find their best way to quit’ this Stoptober

Leicester City CCG is supporting this year’s quit smoking campaign ‘Stoptober’ from Public Health England.

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.

Last few days left to apply to join a new patient group and play an important role in local healthcare

Last few days left to apply to join a new patient group and play an important role in local healthcare

People have just a few days left to apply to participate in a new Public and Patient Involvement Assurance Group.

Changes being made to the way patients can order repeat prescriptions

Changes being made to the way patients can order repeat prescriptions

From 30th September 2019, GP practices will begin to ask patients to only order repeat prescriptions through their practice and not through high street or internet pharmacies or appliance contractors, as they might previously have done.

Andy Williams appointed to lead Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CCGs

Andy Williams appointed to lead Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CCGs

The three Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) have appointed Andy Williams as their first joint chief executive.