RSS feed

Health awareness event will support patient and their families living with cancer

12th March 2018

A local GP practice and their patient participation group are hosting an event with two eminent specialists in Bowel Cancer to support patients and their families living with the disease.

Quorn Medical Centre is inviting people to the Health Awareness Event on Saturday 17 March 2018 at Quorn Village Hall, 64 Leicester Road, LE12 8BB between 1pm and 4pm.

Don’t let the “Beast from the East” take your breath away

1st March 2018

Doctors from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are urging residents to take care in the freezing conditions predicted for the rest of the week,

Residents who are older and frail, as well as people living with respiratory conditions, such as Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can be particularly affected by cold temperatures.

These temperatures can make it harder to breathe and trigger symptoms, such as shortness of breath, coughing, and wheezing.

Patients with prostate cancer choosing care closer to home

23rd February 2018

An increasing number of patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, who have received treatment for prostate cancer, are benefitting from a new option to receive care closer to home. Since the remote monitoring service was introduced in December 2016, almost 600 patients have chosen to have follow-up checks at their local GP practice, instead of having to go to hospital.


Subscribe to News