Members of the public are being invited to help shape the future of community health services in Ashby by attending a meeting this month.
West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group is holding its next board meeting from 1.30pm to 4.30pm on Tuesday 9 July.
Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting in boardrooms 1 and 2 at the CCG’s headquarters at 55 Woodgate, Loughborough, LE11 2TZ.
New trends in drug use – including the so-called ‘legal highs’ – are prompting a fresh approach to the ways substance misuse is tackled in Leicestershire.
‘Legal highs’ bring with them a new range of risks and consequences for users, said a leading county clinician.
More than 15,500 people have been diagnosed with diabetes in West Leicestershire, and doctors believe there could be many more unaware they have the condition.
They are urging people to check whether they are at risk as part of national Diabetes Week, which runs to Saturday. If they are, they should contact their GP practice for a blood test.
Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) from across West Leicestershire will be celebrating their achievements when they meet for a networking event on Thursday (13 June).