From 1st November 2017, patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who are experiencing lower back pain will now receive more effective care as a result of changes that are being introduced to how the condition is treated.
People living with one or more long term health conditions are the focus of a new NHS Self Care campaign this winter.
The five day campaign, developed by the local NHS, coincides with the National Self Care Week which runs from Monday 13th November until Friday 17th November 2017.
The fourth day of the campaign focuses on encouraging people living with asthma, diabetes, heart problems and those who have suffered a stroke or diagnosed with liver or kidney disease, to heed advice produced by health experts to keep them well - not only throughout winter but for life.
Older people aged over 65 across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are at the heart of a new NHS Self Care campaign which encourages them to learn how to look after themselves better to stay well this winter.
The campaign, developed by the local NHS, coincides with Self Care Week and runs from Monday 13th November until Friday 17th November 2017.
There’s a new campaign launching in Leicestershire this week, encouraging people to take care of themselves and knowing what’s available to help them look after their health.
The ‘self-care’ campaign aims to support people to build confidence in treating and preventing minor illnesses so they don’t need more support further down the line.
The county’s Health and Wellbeing Board is launching an intensive campaign of awareness raising, including social media, which also signposts where people can access advice and information.
Parents and carers across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being encouraged to take advantage of NHS guidance on how to take care of common childhood illnesses.
The advice is being made available to launch the local NHS Self-Care campaign, which runs from 13th to 19th November 2017, to build people’s confidence in preventing and treating minor illnesses themselves. The campaign brings together a range of resources, including factsheets and videos, all into one place so that people are better able to take control of their own health.