Voluntary sector partners take up the challenge to show why it’s important to talk about mental health

Get involved with your local community this Mental Health Awareness Week

Charities and community sector partners across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are hosting a number of events during mental health awareness week (15 – 21 May 2023) to provide information, raise awareness, offer practical support and help to break down taboos about talking about mental health. To find out more, visit https://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/news/voluntary-sector-partners-take-up-the-challenge-to-show-why-its-important-to-talk-about-mental-health/

Get in the know about getting urgent help

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Patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being encouraged to use NHS 111 online when they have an urgent medical need, in the latest phase of the Get in the Know campaign announced by the local NHS today. The campaign advises patients to use NHS 111 online before travelling to other services to help them get the right care as quickly as possible.

Local NHS Commits To Journey To Net Zero

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The NHS-wide ambition to become the world’s first healthcare system to reach net zero carbon emissions, moved a step closer to reality in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland today, as the local NHS pledged its support in its new Green Plan.

Are You Ramadan Ready?

Local Muslim communities are being invited to a health event in Leicester on 4th March 2023 to help them prepare for fasting ahead of Ramadan.