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School's out, stay active!

15th July 2014

As schools in Leicestershire break up for the summer, we are highlighting the wide range of activities available to help families keep their children active and entertained during the holidays. Parents will be pleased to hear there are numerous cost-effective summer solutions at their fingertips to keep their little ones busy indoors and out.

Everyone Counts – Co-designing community engagement

3rd July 2014

In March 2014, we started a conversation with local people on how they would like co-designed, person centred commissioning of health services to be different.  

Over 100 members of our local community came together to start the conversation, sharing their thoughts and experiences from different angles, reflecting on stories and experiences of care; talking about their feelings relating to current and desired experiences of keeping well and addressing improvement challenges.  

Better Care Together: A blue print for health and social care in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland 2014/19

26th June 2014

Better Care Together: A blue print for health and social care in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland 2014/19, has been launched in June and presents a vision for the future shape of health and social care across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR). 

Strengthening services to care homes

19th June 2014

Care homes across West Leicestershire will take centre stage and welcome the public through their doors tomorrow (20 June) for National Care Home Open Day.

The CCG is supporting this campaign which aims to change perceptions of residential care by connecting residents with their local communities and reminding people that care homes are filled with unique, intelligent and charming characters, and are run by special people who really care.

CCG urges young carers to seek support

9th June 2014

The CCG is marking national Carers Week (9-14 June) by encouraging young carers not to care in silence and isolation but to seek support if they care for a relative and haven’t told anyone officially.  

A young carer is someone aged 18 or under who helps look after a relative who has a condition such as a disability, illness, mental health condition, or a drug or alcohol problem. 

Board meeting open to the public

3rd June 2014

Members of the public are invited to attend our next board meeting on Tuesday 10 June from 1.30pm to 4.30pm in boardrooms 1 and 2 at the CCG’s headquarters at 55 Woodgate, Loughborough, LE11 2TZ.

The CCG plans and pays for many of the NHS services for people living in Hinckley and Bosworth, North Charnwood, North West Leicestershire and South Charnwood, including hospitals, mental health services and community healthcare.

Patients are a virtue for local health services

29th May 2014

Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) in West Leicestershire are encouraging members of the community to get involved in helping to shape local health services ahead of Patient Participation Awareness Week (2-7 June).

Made up of working groups of volunteer patients, PPGs give ordinary people a voice and empower them to help shape and improve the quality of GP care and ensure healthcare services are responsive to patient needs and priorities.

Fit for the Future – Ashby and District Hospital consultation

27th May 2014

Following a recent public consultation, a paper into the future of community health services in the Ashby area was presented to the boards of West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which plans and pays for local health services, and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), which provides community health services.                                            

The boards were asked to review the outcome of the consultation and make a decision regarding future models of care and the future of Ashby and District Hospital. 

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