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Members of the public invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups

Members of the public invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups

The organisations responsible for planning and managing healthcare across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 28 September.

Do you want to a make a difference to the health and wellbeing of others and play an important role in shaping local healthcare?

Do you want to a make a difference to the health and wellbeing of others and play an important role in shaping local healthcare?

NHS partners in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are inviting people passionate about health and social care to volunteer their time and apply to sit on two assurance groups. 

How registering with your local GP practice can help you to access health and social care treatment

How registering with your local GP practice can help you to access health and social care treatment

Health leaders in Leicester are urging those members of the public not registered with a GP to do so.  Registering with their local GP practice will give access to free health and care treatment locally when needed. This includes being routinely updated about how to book and access lifesaving vaccines especially now that the colder […]

Fertility, pregnancy, and Covid-19: why getting vaccinated is so important

Fertility, pregnancy, and Covid-19: why getting vaccinated is so important

Health, pregnancy and fertility experts in Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland (LLR) are urging all; pregnant women; women who are hoping to become pregnant and new mums who have yet to have either their first or second dose of the Covid-19 vaccinations to come forward and get vaccinated. Recent data from the UK Obstetric Surveillance Service […]

Covid vaccine clinics at King Power Stadium as NHS teams up with Leicester City Football Club

Covid vaccine clinics at King Power Stadium as NHS teams up with Leicester City Football Club

People aged 16 and over can get the covid vaccine this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Leicester’s King Power Stadium. This is the second time that Leicester City Football Club has hosted the clinics, following on from a successful series held in July 2021.

Laughter is the best medicine: NHS England to fund   The UK Kids’ Comedy Festival 2022

Laughter is the best medicine: NHS England to fund   The UK Kids’ Comedy Festival 2022

The NHS and the UK Kids’ Comedy Festival 2022 are out to prove that laughter is the best medicine for the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

Who’s eligible for the covid vaccine and where to get it done over the coming week

Who’s eligible for the covid vaccine and where to get it done over the coming week

The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is encouraging people to take advantage of the many drop-in clinics for the covid vaccine taking place this bank holiday weekend and into the following week, including clinics coming up at King Power Stadium. 

Vulnerable children aged 12 to 15 urged to get the covid vaccine

Vulnerable children aged 12 to 15 urged to get the covid vaccine

Children aged 12 to 15, a who are clinically extremely vulnerable and at increased risk from Covid, or who live with someone who is at risk, are being urged to have the covid vaccine as soon as possible.  

Plan ahead for repeat prescriptions before August Bank Holiday weekend

Plan ahead for repeat prescriptions before August Bank Holiday weekend

The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is urging patients to order their repeat prescriptions in good time for the bank holiday (August 28th to 30th), so that they do not run out of vital medications while services are closed.

South Wigston is the latest location to be added to this week’s covid vaccine pop-up clinics

South Wigston is the latest location to be added to this week’s covid vaccine pop-up clinics

People living in South Wigston and surrounding areas are being encouraged to get the covid vaccine at a pop-up clinic taking place this week at a local college.