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Local South Asian people urged to know and act fast on signs of stroke

Local South Asian people urged to know and act fast on signs of stroke

Local people from South Asian backgrounds are being urged to know the signs of stroke and dial 999 for help if they experience stroke symptoms during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mobile testing unit open in Loughborough

Mobile testing unit open in Loughborough

A mobile testing unit is open in Loughborough until 15th May 2020 to provide coronavirus tests to people in the local area.

Mobile testing unit to open in Hinckley

Mobile testing unit to open in Hinckley

A mobile testing unit will open in Hinckley from 13th May 2020 to provide coronavirus tests to people in the local area.

Thank you to nurses in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland this International Nurses Day

Thank you to nurses in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland this International Nurses Day

People in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are being invited by local chief nurses to join in celebrations marking International Nurses Day (Tuesday 12 May) by thanking local nurses for the expert care they deliver 24/7.

Local GP practices will remain open this Bank Holiday Friday

Local GP practices will remain open this Bank Holiday Friday

Local patients who need medical advice not related to coronavirus this Bank Holiday will be able to contact their GP practice on Friday 8th May 2020, from 8am to 6:30pm, on what would normally not have been a working day.

Anxious or feeling low – Let’s Talk Wellbeing can help

Anxious or feeling low – Let’s Talk Wellbeing can help

Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, many more people are now experiencing mental health difficulties. Find out how the Let’s Talk – Wellbeing Service can support people aged 16 and over who are suffering with anxiety, depression and other similar difficulties across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Local NHS backs global call for people to wash hands

Local NHS backs global call for people to wash hands

Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups (LLR CCGs) are backing a national drive calling on people to wash their hands for World Hand Hygiene Day (5 May)

Local testing for essential workers goes live at Birstall Park and Ride

Local testing for essential workers goes live at Birstall Park and Ride

Essential workers and the people they live with can now get tested to see if they have coronavirus at a convenient local drive-through test centre that has opened at Birstall Park and Ride. 

Share your experience of health and social care services during the Covid-19 pandemic

Share your experience of health and social care services during the Covid-19 pandemic

We want to know how easy you have found it to access health and care services, especially with the temporary changes that have been made during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Local NHS pays tribute to selfless heroes ahead of minute’s silence

Local NHS pays tribute to selfless heroes ahead of minute’s silence

The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) has paid tribute to the selfless heroes who have died during the coronavirus pandemic, ahead of a nationwide minute’s silence tomorrow.