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5 on Friday – 26.02.2021

5 on Friday – 26.02.2021

26 February 2021 Hello and welcome Welcome to 5 on Friday, our stakeholder bulletin for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The bulletin will help you to keep up to speed with what is happening in the local NHS. Please do share with your networks to help us reach as many people as possible. Please give us […]

Rutland achieves 10,000 Covid-19 vaccines milestone

Rutland achieves 10,000 Covid-19 vaccines milestone

One in four Rutland residents have now received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccination centre at Rutland County Council’s Offices in Oakham has now given 10,000 doses of the vaccine since it opened on 21 December 2020. The centre vaccinates patients registered at Rutland’s four GP practices. Dr Hilary Fox, Clinical Director […]

5 on Friday

5 on Friday

19 February 2021 Hello and welcome Welcome to 5 on Friday, our stakeholder bulletin for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The bulletin will help you to keep up to speed with what is happening in the local NHS. Please do share with your networks to help us reach as many people as possible. Please give us […]

Chief Executive of LLR CCGs thanks Chair of UHL Trust Board for his contribution

Chief Executive of LLR CCGs thanks Chair of UHL Trust Board for his contribution

Following an announcement today from the Chair of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Karamjit Singh CBE, that he will be stepping down from his position on 16 April 2021, the Chief Executive of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups (LLR CCGs) has thanked him for his contribution. Speaking on behalf of the three […]

Over 65 years?  Book now for your Covid vaccine

Over 65 years?  Book now for your Covid vaccine

If you are aged over 65 you are eligible for your covid vaccine and there are three different ways you can be vaccinated. The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is encouraging eligible people to come forward as current vaccine levels mean we can offer the vaccine to more people in the over 65s category […]

5 on Friday – 15 February 2021

5 on Friday – 15 February 2021

Hello and welcome Welcome to 5 on Friday, our stakeholder bulletin for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.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 local NHS. Please give us feedback and tell us what […]

Over 70s urged to book their covid vaccination now

Over 70s urged to book their covid vaccination now

People aged 70 and over living in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland, who have not yet had their first vaccine dose, are being urged to book their vaccine. They do not need to wait to be invited, but should contact the NHS and make their booking now. There are currently two options available. They can choose […]

5 on Friday – 5 February 2021

5 on Friday – 5 February 2021

Welcome to 5 on Friday, our stakeholder bulletin for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. 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 local NHS. Please give us feedback and tell us what you want […]

Book now – vaccinations available at three local hospitals: but you must be eligible

Book now – vaccinations available at three local hospitals: but you must be eligible

People who are currently a priority for covid vaccinations are being urged to book a vaccination at one of three hospitals sites. But only those who are eligible will be vaccinated.

Covid vaccination available for limited period for priority groups at three hospital sites

Covid vaccination available for limited period for priority groups at three hospital sites

People who are currently a priority for covid vaccinations are being invited to book a vaccination at one of three hospitals sites. The move will help us achieve our target of vaccinating everyone in the top four priority groups by mid-February and make the best use of all vaccines available to us. Eligible people in […]