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Reminder for people taking high blood pressure medication to continue

Reminder for people taking high blood pressure medication to continue

PEOPLE who take lifesaving blood pressure medication are being urged to continue doing so amid misleading rumours that the medicine could worsen coronavirus infection.

Call to industry to support Leicestershire PPE drive

Call to industry to support Leicestershire PPE drive

The Lord Lieutenant is teaming up with local councils and business leaders in a new drive urging companies to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) for key workers.

Local NHS assures patients health services are open and accessible

Local NHS assures patients health services are open and accessible

The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) is urging patients to continue accessing health services for symptoms and conditions requiring medical care.

GP practice and pharmacy bank holiday opening

GP practice and pharmacy bank holiday opening

GP practices and pharmacies in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will be open on Good Friday and Easter Monday to assist patients in getting the care they need and to reduce the pressure on other health services.

Local NHS chiefs appeal as number of coronavirus cases set to rise

Local NHS chiefs appeal as number of coronavirus cases set to rise

Local NHS chiefs appeal to local people to stay at home as the NHS prepares for a peak in demand on critical care facilities over the next two weeks – while also paying tribute to the work of health and care staff.

Temporary local NHS service changes to focus on COVID-19

Temporary local NHS service changes to focus on COVID-19

The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is making temporary changes to urgent care centres to prioritise our efforts on COVID-19

Citizens’ Panel: sign up and help improve local health services

Citizens’ Panel: sign up and help improve local health services

Sign up to our Citizens’ Panel, a new online network to gather public views and opinions on a wide variety of health topics, which will be used to help plan services.

Coronavirus volunteers – ‘Your NHS Needs You’

Coronavirus volunteers – ‘Your NHS Needs You’

The NHS is looking for volunteers to help up to 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus because of underlying health conditions.

Changes to GP services to protect patients from Coronavirus

Changes to GP services to protect patients from Coronavirus

Learn how GPs in Leicestershire and Rutland have quickly responded to the coronavirus pandemic by changing the way in which they deliver GP services to protect patients from the spread of infection.

NHS staff and local public applauded by local NHS chiefs during coronavirus pandemic

NHS staff and local public applauded by local NHS chiefs during coronavirus pandemic

Clap for Carers: NHS workers and the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are being applauded by local NHS Chief Executives for the important role they are playing.