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NHS health checklist prepares people for winter

16th November 2017

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.

Supporting people to stay fit and healthy

13th 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.

NHS shares top tips for taking care of common childhood illnesses

13th November 2017

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.

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