Use emergency services wisely

To the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland We the Chairs of the healthcare organisations across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are appealing to people to use their local NHS emergency services sensibly, particularly over the four day Christmas Bank Holiday weekend. Your local NHS emergency care services have been very busy over the previous six […]

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Improving urgent and emergency care

Improving urgent and emergency care The findings of an independent six-month review of local urgent and emergency care have been welcomed by NHS and social care organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) and actions are already underway to make improvements. Providing consistently high quality emergency and urgent care services has been a challenge for […]

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Dr Dave Briggs to return to GP role

Managing Director of East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG to return to his role as a GP   The managing director of the GP-led group which plans and buys health care services for people in East Leicestershire and Rutland, has today announced his plans to resume his role as a GP. Dr Dave Briggs will leave […]

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‘Preferred bidder’ announced for urgent care

‘Preferred bidder’ announced for urgent care services in East Leicestershire and Rutland   East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (ELRCCG) has confirmed Northern Doctors Urgent Care has been provisionally awarded the contract to run the new urgent care service that will cover the East of the County and Rutland from April 2015. The announcement […]

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Feeling under the weather?

Feeling under the weather? More help’s on its way   As the Met Office forecasts more unsettled weather – including rain, frost and fog – an NHS ‘Health Bus’ came along to help people tackle winter ailments. The NHS Health Bus rolled into Leicestershire in December offering some timely mini check-ups and advice on winter […]

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Our finance team shortlisted for national award

Our finance team shortlisted for national award East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group’s finance team has been shortlisted for the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Accounts Team of the Year Award for 2014.   The HFMA awards celebrate excellence in finance departments across the four home nations, showcasing best practice and achievement in financial […]

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‘Antibiotic Guardian’ pledge

GP pledge to be ‘Antibiotic Guardian’ GPs in East Leicestershire and Rutland are making a stand in the battle against the increasing resistance of diseases to antibiotics and the implications to health. Dr Richard Hurwood, a local GP and board member of East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), has taken a pledge to […]

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Share your experiences of healthcare – good and bad

Share your experiences of healthcare – good and bad Patients, carers and members of the public are invited to attend a meeting on Thursday 13 November at the district council offices in Market Harborough to share their experiences of healthcare in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The event, one of three taking place across the city and county, will […]

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Unique opportunity to shape our care system into the best it can be

Unique opportunity to shape our care system into the best it can be Patients, carers and members of the public are invited to hear more about the findings of a review which looked at patient experiences of NHS services and the quality of care provided, and to share their experiences of the care system in […]

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October governing body meeting

Public invited to ELR CCG’s October governing body meeting Members of the public are invited to attend the governing body meeting of NHS EastLeicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group at 1.15pm on Tuesday 14 October 2014. The meeting will be held at Ullesthorpe Court Hotel, Frolesworth Road, Ullesthorpe, Leicestershire LE17 5BZ. Those attending will have […]

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