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NHS calls for views on fairer and sustainable Continuing Healthcare

19th January 2017

Members of the public and local patients receiving Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funding are being invited to take part in a public consultation on changes to a policy which aims to make CHC funding fairer and sustainable for all eligible patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR).

The local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) responsible for LLR - East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG, Leicester City CCG and West Leicestershire CCG are proposing changes to the current ‘Settings of Care’ policy.

People urged to support their loved ones after leaving hospital

11th January 2017

The local emergency department in Leicester is currently extremely busy, with many seriously ill patients in the department requiring admission to hospital.

To support Leicester’s Hospitals in admitting those who need to be in an acute hospital setting, the local NHS is moving patients who are medically fit for discharge to settings suitable for the needs of patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, but that may be different from settings that patients might expect.

Christmas Pharmacy Opening Times in Leicestershire and Rutland

19th December 2016

As the Christmas holidays approach it’s important to remember that not all pharmacies will be open over the whole Christmas period.

Dr Aly Rashid, Medical Director for NHS England in Leicestershire and Rutland, said:

“A lot of people don’t realise how useful their pharmacy can be and they can help you with more than you might think. Pharmacists offer expert, confidential advice and treatment for many minor health problems, particularly winter illnesses such as sore throats and runny noses.

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