May 2014

Patients are a virtue for local health services

29th May 2014

Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) in West Leicestershire are encouraging members of the community to get involved in helping to shape local health services ahead of Patient Participation Awareness Week (2-7 June).

Made up of working groups of volunteer patients, PPGs give ordinary people a voice and empower them to help shape and improve the quality of GP care and ensure healthcare services are responsive to patient needs and priorities.

Fit for the Future – Ashby and District Hospital consultation

27th May 2014

Following a recent public consultation, a paper into the future of community health services in the Ashby area was presented to the boards of West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which plans and pays for local health services, and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), which provides community health services.                                            

The boards were asked to review the outcome of the consultation and make a decision regarding future models of care and the future of Ashby and District Hospital. 

Fit for the Future – Ashby and District Hospital consultation to hold extraordinary board meetings

21st May 2014

The independent findings from the recent public consultation on the future of community health services in Ashby will be submitted to extraordinary board meetings of our clinical commissioning group and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT).

The meetings will take held at the Royal Hotel, Station Rd, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LE65 2GP on 27 May. The West Leicestershire CCG board meeting will take place between 1pm and 2pm, followed by the LPT board meeting from 2pm to 3pm.

Our May board meeting is open to the public

7th May 2014

Members of the public are invited to attend our next board meeting on Tuesday 13 May from 1.30pm to 4.30pm in boardrooms 1 and 2 at our headquarters at 55 Woodgate, Loughborough, LE11 2TZ.

The CCG plans and pays for many of the NHS services for people living in Hinckley and Bosworth, North Charnwood, North West Leicestershire and South Charnwood, including hospitals, mental health services and community healthcare.