May 2015

New plans to support people with dementia in Leicestershire and Rutland

13th May 2015

• A range of schemes are being introduced across Leicestershire and Rutland to support patients living with dementia.
• Services have also been commissioned from the Alzheimer’s Society to provide support for patients both whilst in hospital and in the community as well as for carers.
• West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Leicester City CCG and East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG are supporting Dementia Awareness Week 17-23 May with the theme “Life doesn’t end when dementia begins”.

Tell us your views on health services for people with diabetes

5th May 2015

People living in Leicester city, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are being asked for their views to help improve services for patients with diabetes.

There are two diabetes services that people are invited to comment on: a patient education course for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes in the last 12 months, which operates across LLR, and an Integrated Community Diabetes Service for patients in Leicester city.