Health and Care News
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Voluntary sector partners take up the challenge to show why it’s important to talk about mental health
Charities and community sector partners across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are hosting a number of events during mental health awareness week (15 – 21 May
Health and social care staff in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) who work on integrated care, helping improve the lives of their patients in the area now have their first ever podcast.
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.
A new service in Leicester for children with acute respiratory illness has enabled more than two thousand children to receive urgent treatment in the community since December, without having to go to hospital.
People are being urged to make sure their views count, as a six-week engagement into improving community health services in Hinckley and Bosworth enters its final week.