Dear friends of the NHS, This time last year the country entered its first lockdown as the severity of the Coronavirus threat began to emerge. Little did we know just how challenging the following 12 months would be for all of us. By this point in 2020 we had already seen our first local cases […]
NHS England has today confirmed that Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Sustainability and Transformation Partnership’s (STP) application to become an Integrated Care System (ICS) has been approved. The announcement means that the system will formally be designated as an ICS from 1st April 2021 – enabling it to move forward at pace to deliver its full […]
People aged 50 and above are now being invited to book for their Covid vaccine and the NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland has made available a choice of locations where they can book.
A new vaccine centre is being opened to the public at Loughborough Hospital this week.
One in four Rutland residents have now received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccination centre at Rutland County Council’s Offices in Oakham has now given 10,000 doses of the vaccine since it opened on 21 December 2020. The centre vaccinates patients registered at Rutland’s four GP practices. Dr Hilary Fox, Clinical Director […]
Chair of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Karamjit Singh CBE, will be stepping down from his position on 16 April 2021
If you are aged over 65 you are eligible for your covid vaccine and there are three different ways you can be vaccinated.
People aged 70 and over living in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland, who have not yet had their first vaccine dose, are being urged to book their vaccine. They do not need to wait to be invited, but should contact the NHS and make their booking now.
People who are currently a priority for covid vaccinations are being urged to book a vaccination at one of three hospitals sites. But only those who are eligible will be vaccinated.
People who are currently a priority for covid vaccinations are being invited to book a vaccination at one of three hospitals sites. The move will help us achieve our target of vaccinating everyone in the top four priority groups by mid-February and make the best use of all vaccines available to us. Eligible people in […]