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Deciding Right guide helps to put patients in control

13th May 2013

A new guide which tackles the difficult subject of care and treatment towards the end of a patient’s life is being launched during Dying Matters Awareness Week (13-19 May) across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Deciding Right – Planning your care in advance aims to help patients think about what care they may want to receive in the future should they become seriously ill, disabled or unable to make decisions for themselves.


Extension to NHS 111 local launch

13th May 2013

It has today been announced that the roll-out of the new non-emergency NHS 111 telephone service in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) will now not launch in June as previously planned.

The decision has been made by the three clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) responsible for planning and buying many of the health services needed by patients in LLR, and which took over full responsibility from the previous primary care trusts on April 1, 2013.


Events offer special insights into the new NHS

17th April 2013

More than a hundred people with a special interest in health are gaining important insights this week into how the new NHS works in Leicestershire.


West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (WL CCG) is holding two key events to share knowledge and listen to the views of specially invited groups.


The West Leicestershire Patient Participation Network event brings together people who represent fellow patients at their own surgeries. They met at Markfield Community and Sports Centre on Wednesday 17 April.


First Board meeting in the new NHS era

3rd April 2013

West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (WL CCG) is holding its first Board meeting as an NHS statutory body since the full scale of the NHS reforms took effect earlier this month.


The meeting will take place on Tuesday 9 April 2013, in Boardrooms 1 and 2 at the CCG’s offices, 55 Woodgate, Loughborough LE11 2TZ, starting at 1.30pm.



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