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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.

Patients and carers invited to ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ events across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Patients and carers invited to ‘Let’s Talk About Cancer’ events across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

People in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who have been affected by a cancer diagnosis are being asked for their views as part of a comprehensive review of local support in order to ensure that the needs of the population are continually met.

NHS to make flash glucose monitoring devices available to more diabetes patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

NHS to make flash glucose monitoring devices available to more diabetes patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Hundreds of local patients with Type 1 diabetes that are under the care of a diabetes specialist will now be able to manage their condition more easily, as wearable glucose sensors will be available on prescription.

New plan unveiled to support people with dementia to live well

New plan unveiled to support people with dementia to live well

Local health and social care leaders together with voluntary sector organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) have unveiled new plans for supporting people with dementia and their carers.

New co-chair invites members of the public to join their patient group to shape services of the future

New co-chair invites members of the public to join their patient group to shape services of the future

A local organisation who plan and develop health services for patients in the community has today announced the appointment of Melton resident and former Chair of Leicester’s Clockwise Credit Union, John Wood, as co-chair to the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Alliance Patient and Public Partnership Group (PPPG).