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ELR CCG commissions a full range of health services for patients in East Leicestershire and Rutland. We work hard to ensure services are delivered to the standards that we expect for our patients by working very closely with our provider organisations.
Use our online service finder, to locate a variety of health services in your local area.
General Practitioners (GPs) look after the health of people in their local community and deal with a whole range of health problems. They also provide health education, offer advice on smoking and diet, run clinics, give vaccinations and carry out simple surgical operations.
There are a number of local services available during the day and in the evening if you need care urgently but it’s not life threatening. You can find out more here.
These services should only be used in an emergency, critical or life-threatening situations.
NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
Your local pharmacists are able to advise and treat a range of general health problems as well as dispensing your prescribed medicines. Using your pharmacy for medical advice can save time and enable you to access help quickly as no appointment is necessary. Most pharmacies have private consulting areas for patients who would like to speak to a pharmacist in confidence.
If you live in parts of Leicester and Leicestershire that are currently affected by the Coronavirus lockdown and have an urgent dental problem or you are in extreme pain, then please phone your local dental practice for advice and treatment. Please do not attend your practice in person, unless requested to do so by a […]
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