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Persistent cough, tummy troubles or blood in your pee? Get it checked out by your GP

Persistent cough, tummy troubles or blood in your pee? Get it checked out by your GP

People with potential cancer symptoms are being encouraged to come forward for lifesaving checks as part of a national NHS campaign.

Health and social care providers pledge support for armed forces community

Health and social care providers pledge support for armed forces community

The partnership which brings together those responsible for health and social care across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) has today pledged its support for the armed forces community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. The LLR Integrated Care System (LLR ICS) is a partnership between LLR’s clinical commissioning groups, local authorities and providers of NHS […]

Young people invited for life-saving Covid jab ahead of their 18th birthday

Young people invited for life-saving Covid jab ahead of their 18th birthday

The local NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) is inviting young people nearing their 18th birthday for their life-saving Covid jab.

Nosey GP receptionist? No, they are just trying to get the best care for you!

Nosey GP receptionist? No, they are just trying to get the best care for you!

We have all been there.  We call our GP practice and the receptionist asks us questions about our health condition and why we want to see the GP. 

Time’s Running Out to Have Your Say

Time’s Running Out to Have Your Say

People are being urged to make sure their views count as a 12-week consultation into adult mental health services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland draws to a close soon.

Find out where to get your Covid-19 vaccine this weekend

Find out where to get your Covid-19 vaccine this weekend

Anyone aged 18+ in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) who has not yet been vaccinated against Covid-19 or is due their second dose can do so this weekend at several drop-in clinics. Across the range of clinics people will be able to receive first and second doses of either the Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca vaccines. […]

Leicester Football Club and Leicestershire County Cricket Among Those Backing Mental Health Consultation

Leicester Football Club and Leicestershire County Cricket Among Those Backing Mental Health Consultation

Health bosses in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are teaming up with sports clubs to encourage their fans to feedback on mental health services.

Get vaxxed and enjoy being back

Get vaxxed and enjoy being back

Get vaxxed – enjoy being back, the new local campaign created to encourage young people to get their Covid-19 vaccinations has launched today. The campaign has been developed for younger people, with younger people (aged 18-29) to help them feel safe and confident as they begin to enjoy activities that have been restricted for a […]

Masks or face coverings must still be worn in healthcare settings

Masks or face coverings must still be worn in healthcare settings

NHS bosses in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are reminding the public that they will still need to wear a mask or face covering in healthcare settings, including vaccination sites. Caroline Trevithick, Chief Nurse for the three LLR Clinical Commissioning Groups, said: “Although most covid restrictions will end in the community from Monday, we need […]

Where to grab-a-jab this weekend

Where to grab-a-jab this weekend

Anyone aged 18+ in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who has not yet been vaccinated against Covid-19 or is due their second dose can grab-a-jab this weekend at several drop-in and bookable clinics. Extra clinics have been arranged to make it as easy as possible for people to protect themselves and others against the virus before […]