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5 on Friday – 27 November 2020

5 on Friday – 27 November 2020

Hello and welcome Welcome to 5 on Friday. This is our new look stakeholder bulletin replacing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Stakeholder Bulletin. We will still be keeping you up to date with how the NHS in LLR is responding to COVID, but we will cover more topics to keep you informed about […]

Urgent care centres and healthcare hubs reopening across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Urgent care centres and healthcare hubs reopening across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

With the busy winter period approaching, patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) now have more options for accessing urgent medical care when they need it. Following temporary closure during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, eight urgent care centres and healthcare hubs have now reopened, which means there are now twelve centres available […]

Proposal for health and care in Rutland under discussion

Proposal for health and care in Rutland under discussion

Rutland Local residents are invited to join a virtual meeting on Thursday 3rd December 2020 between 6.30pm – 8pm to discuss with a panel of health and care professionals their experiences of using local health and care services. Andy Williams, Chief Executive, Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups said: “We are bringing together a panel […]

Flu vaccination to be extended to 50-64 year olds from 1 December 2020

Flu vaccination to be extended to 50-64 year olds from 1 December 2020

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that 50 to 64 year olds can have a free flu vaccination at their GP practice or community pharmacy from 1 December 2020. Local health services can order additional supply of the vaccine and will hold additional clinics from the beginning of next month. GP Dr […]

Self-care to stay well this winter

Self-care to stay well this winter

This Self-Care week (16 – 22 November 2020) local residents in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are being encouraged to learn about how they can take care of their health with no need for medical attention. Many minor illnesses and injuries such as; blocked sinuses, colds, stomach upsets and back pain are examples of the […]

5 on Friday – 13 November 2020

5 on Friday – 13 November 2020

Hello and welcome Welcome to 5 on Friday. This is our new look stakeholder bulletin replacing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Stakeholder Bulletin. We will still be keeping you up to date with how the NHS in LLR is responding to COVID, but we will cover more topics to keep you informed about […]

Your GP practice is open

Your GP practice is open

NHS leaders and GPs in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are reminding patients that their GP practice is open during the lockdown period and that they should contact their practice for medical advice and treatment. The reminder comes as the NHS enters the busy winter period and attendances at the emergency department at Leicester Royal […]

Stay safe this Diwali

Stay safe this Diwali

Stay safe this Diwali – is the message from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups (LLR CCGs) as thousands of local people prepare to celebrate Diwali this Saturday (14 November). Diwali is typically a time for Hindus, Sikhs and Jains to come together and celebrate. However, due to the pandemic and a national lockdown, […]

5 on Friday – 6 November 2020

5 on Friday – 6 November 2020

Hello and welcome Welcome to 5 on Friday. This is our new look stakeholder bulletin replacing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Stakeholder Bulletin. We will still be keeping you up to date with how the NHS in LLR is responding to COVID, but we will cover more topics to keep you informed about […]

Children and young people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland set to benefit from additional mental health support in schools

Children and young people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland set to benefit from additional mental health support in schools

At a time when concern about the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people is higher than ever before, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is proud to be leading the implementation of the Mental Health Support Teams in Schools (MHSTs) programme for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) in partnership with Relate Leicestershire. […]