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Public invited to attend WL CCG’s board meeting

3rd October 2013

An update on the phased roll out of NHS 111 helpline service in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will be discussed at the next West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group board meeting.

The meeting will take place from 1.30pm to 4.30pm on Tuesday 8 October in boardrooms 1 and 2 at the CCG’s headquarters at 55 Woodgate, Loughborough, LE11 2TZ.

Other items on the agenda include a progress report on the review of community health services in Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

Take action for a healthy heart

26th September 2013

This year’s ‘World Heart Day’ on 29 September is being supported by West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (WL CCG) and East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (ELR CCG).

The CCGS are working together with GP surgeries and local partnership organisations to help people understand the risks of developing heart disease and how it can be prevented.

It is estimated that one in 20 people in Leicestershire and Rutland suffer from coronary heart disease, and the rate is likely to rise as more people live longer.

Patients to get new electronic records to boost emergency care

25th September 2013

Thousands of patients are now being offered new electronic care records to support their treatment when they need urgent, out-of-hours or emergency care.

Summary Care Records (SCRs) are brief personal medical records designed to offer people faster and safer care when they are treated at A&E, by out-of-hours clinicians or in urgent care centres.


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