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Need immediate medical attention over Easter? There is only one number to call

11th April 2017

NHS organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are reminding patients that NHS 111 is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week over the holiday period to offer help to anyone with an immediate medical need.

This year many GP surgeries across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will close for four days from Good Friday (April 14) through Easter Monday (April 17), before re-opening on Tuesday 18 April.

New provider of non-emergency patient transport services announced to support patients

3rd April 2017

NHS commissioners in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have announced their preferred bidder for non-emergency patient transport services (NEPTS).

Thames Ambulance Service Limited (TASL) is the preferred bidder to deliver a service that has been commissioned to provide high quality, dignified and safe NEPTS to patients, ensuring all eligible patients are able to travel to and from the community or acute health setting in a timely way which does not have an adverse impact on their medical condition.

NHS Events to discuss the draft Sustainability and Transformation Plans

6th February 2017

West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, the organisation which plans and pays for NHS services in Hinckley and Bosworth, Charnwood and North West Leicestershire, today announced two more events, as part of the roadshow to allow people to find out more about the future of health services in the area.

The events will take place on the following dates

Monday, 27 March - Hinckley Golf Club, Leicester Road, Hinckley, LE10 3DR
Thursday, 30 March - The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1AB

New provider of urgent care services announced to support patients

3rd February 2017

NHS organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have announced their preferred bidders for a new integrated urgent and primary care service and home visiting service.

DHU 4Fed Urgent Care (West Leicestershire) CIC (a joint venture between DHU Health Care CIC and all four West Leicestershire GP Federations) is the preferred bidder to provide a new model of urgent care for the population in West Leicestershire that will enable patients with an urgent care need to have quicker access to a service that can assess their condition and diagnose and treat it.

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