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Help us design local planned healthcare services

Help us design local planned healthcare services

The three clinical commissioning groups in partnership with Leicester’s hospitals and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust are inviting people to an event to help them plan how pre-planned operations and treatment for non-urgent health issues are provided in the future.

Syston GP practice first in county to offer hernia surgery

Syston GP practice first in county to offer hernia surgery

Patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) suffering with certain types of hernia can now be treated in a primary care setting thanks to a new operating theatre at The County Practice in Syston.

Latest coronavirus update

Latest coronavirus update

The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

Have your say on new policy giving wider access to fertility preservation services

Have your say on new policy giving wider access to fertility preservation services

People across the East Midlands are being asked for their views on proposals to introduce a new Gamete and Embryo Cryopreservation Policy.  This will give more people the opportunity to have their sperm, eggs or embryos frozen for possible use at a later date, if they are about to have treatment which could cause permanent […]

Leicestershire leading the way with rapid NHS response teams to help people stay well at home

Leicestershire leading the way with rapid NHS response teams to help people stay well at home

Expert rapid response teams will be on hand within two hours to help keep older people well at home and avoid hospital admissions, under new plans outlined by the NHS today.

GPs and pharmacists urge public to keep antibiotics working this winter

GPs and pharmacists urge public to keep antibiotics working this winter

Healthcare professionals across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are encouraging local people to make sure their prescribed antibiotics are working their best this winter. Antibiotics only treat bacterial infections. Antibiotics do not work on viral infections such as colds and flu, most coughs, sore throats, earache and cases of sinusitis. Viral infections can be treated with […]

New patient group invites members to join and play an important role in local healthcare

New patient group invites members to join and play an important role in local healthcare

Better Care Together partners in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are inviting people passionate about health and social care to volunteer their time and apply to sit on a new public and patient assurance group.

Getting carers better connected to support

Getting carers better connected to support

To celebrate Carers Week 2019 (10th – 16th June), Leicestershire County Council is joining forces with partners to draw attention to how important caring is, and to get carers better connected to support available in their communities.

Longer opening hours for minor injury services in Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Market Harborough

Longer opening hours for minor injury services in Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Market Harborough

NHS East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG (ELR CCG), is pleased to announce that minor injury services are now open longer on weekdays in three locations across East Leicestershire and Rutland. New contracts with local GP practices in Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Market Harborough which came into effect on 1 June 2019 mean these important local […]

Local woman living well with dementia thanks to early diagnosis

Local woman living well with dementia thanks to early diagnosis

A Leicester woman with dementia is highlighting the importance of getting the right help early on to people experiencing memory problems.