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Make healthy eating one of your New Year’s Resolutions

Dr Vivek Varakantam, member of NHS East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG’s Governing Body, said: “This time of year is ideal for setting goals and taking part in new challenges. Make your New Year’s Resolutions count and pledge to improve your health, be more active and show support for others who are doing the same. This […]

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Keep well this New Year!

Binging on rich party food can leave us feeling bilious and bloated.  Being sensible in the lead up to celebrations with simple soups will help with digestion.   Anyone who has drunk or eaten too much during the celebrations should follow these steps for the best recovery. Rehydrate the body, so drink plenty of water, […]

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Selfies: Stop and Think

With ‘sexting’ becoming the norm for teenagers, SelfieCop has been created to teach them to stop and think before taking the photo.  The free app helps to deter unsafe behaviour and helps to detect unsafe images as well as diffusing potential crisis by giving young people the time to act and remove inappropriate pictures.   […]

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Additional appointments added across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

They are also reminding people to prepare for the Christmas Holidays and make sure they know how they can access healthcare over the festive period, particularly when GP surgeries are closed. Professor Mayur Lakhani, Chair of West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and a GP in Sileby said “As a working GP I know how important […]

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