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Patients in Leicester City receive better support for diabetes than elsewhere in the UK

Patients in Leicester City receive better support for diabetes than elsewhere in the UK

Leicester has the fourth highest number of patients diagnosed with diabetes in the country, but thanks to a number of leading local initiatives, local city patients are receiving better support to control their diabetes than other areas of the UK.

Patients with prostate cancer choosing care closer to home

Patients with prostate cancer choosing care closer to home

Patients who have received treatment for prostate cancer, are benefiting from a new option to receive care closer to home.

Public invited to Leicester City CCG’s Extraordinary Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting

Public invited to Leicester City CCG’s Extraordinary Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting

Members of the public are invited to an Extraordinary Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting, hosted by Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

New, simpler test introduced for patients with bowel problems

New, simpler test introduced for patients with bowel problems

Clinicians and health organisations across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have introduced a new approach to testing bowel problems, with the aim of speeding up diagnosis for patients.

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 February Governing Body meeting hosted by Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group Board.

Sharing our local progress on World Cancer Day: 4th February 2018

Sharing our local progress on World Cancer Day: 4th February 2018

Cancer continues to be one of the top priorities for clinicians and health commissioners across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR).

3 in 1 clinics being trialed in the community for patients with stomach and bowel problems

3 in 1 clinics being trialed in the community for patients with stomach and bowel problems

A new 3 in 1 Gastroenterology Clinic is being trialled in Leicestershire for patients experiencing stomach and bowel problems, so they can be assessed, diagnosed and booked in for treatment quicker than ever before.

CCG’s work highlighted the need for further support for young carers

CCG’s work highlighted the need for further support for young carers

To mark Young Carers Awareness Day Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is sharing some of the latest work carried out with young carers, which has enabled GP practices to support them better to stay safe and well, whilst caring for another.

Health and wellbeing event in East Leicester on Saturday

Health and wellbeing event in East Leicester on Saturday

People are invited to a free community health fair on Saturday January 20th that is taking place in the Highfields area of Leicester.

Public invited to Leicester City CCG’s Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting – January

Public invited to Leicester City CCG’s Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting – January

Public invited to Leicester City CCG’s Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting