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Public invited to attend WL CCG’s March board meeting

6th March 2014

The public are invited to attend the next Board meeting of NHS West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

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

The meeting will take place on Tuesday 11 March from 1.30pm to 4.30pm at Charnwood Suite, Ramada Hotel, High Street, Loughborough, LE11 2QL.

Patients told it’s good to share

28th February 2014

NHS patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland may be asked for permission to share their medical records when they are referred from one NHS service to another.

Today, electronic records are kept in all the places where you receive healthcare. These places can usually only share information from your records by letter, email, fax or phone. At times this can slow down your treatment and mean information about you is hard to access.

New Year, New You campaign a success in West Leicestershire

10th February 2014

People living in West Leicestershire have been inspired to make the first steps towards a healthier lifestyle through the New Year, New You campaign run by West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (WL CCG) during January.

The campaign has been a hit with the local community, with more than 1,200 people visiting WL CCG’s website www.westleicestershireccg.nhs.uk/newyear for information on giving up smoking, cutting down on alcohol and losing weight.

Have your say on future of Ashby community health services

6th February 2014

Local people are being invited to have their say on proposals that will make Ashby community health services fit for the future.

A public consultation launched on Thursday 6 February 2014 for nine weeks asking people to give their feedback on two options on the future of services available from Ashby and District Hospital.

The consultation is being run by West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (WL CCG), which plans and purchases local healthcare, and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), which provides the community health services in the county.

Forget about fad diets this New Year

28th January 2014

Those looking to start 2014 by losing weight and becoming healthier are being supported by West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group’s latest campaign.

This January New Year, New You is providing help, support and interactive tools just a click away on its website – www.westleicestershireccg.nhs.uk/newyear – in a bid to help people achieve their goals. There will be access to a body mass index (BMI) calculator to check if you are a healthy weight, as well as the chance to try our health eating assessment.

Make a resolution to cut back on alcohol

20th January 2014

Drinkers in West Leicestershire are being encouraged to see if they know how many alcohol units they are really drinking as part of a New Year, New You campaign aimed at getting them to cut back on alcohol or cut it out this January.

Following Christmas and New Year celebrations, West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (WL CCG) is running the campaign to support people to set a New Year resolution to be healthier in 2014 by drinking less and being more alcohol aware.

New Year, New You campaign helping smokers to quit

14th January 2014

Smokers who want to quit their habit for good in 2014 are being offered help and support as part of a New Year, New You campaign being run by West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (WL CCG) this January.

The campaign, which is reaching out to people through social media channels, is also encouraging those taking up the challenge to post diary entries on WL CCG’s Facebook page to share their struggles and successes with other quitters.

Public invited to attend WL CCG’s board meeting

7th January 2014

The public are invited to attend the next Board meeting of NHS West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group.

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

The meeting will take place from 1.30pm to 4.30pm on Tuesday 14 January in boardrooms 1 and 2 at the CCG’s headquarters at 55 Woodgate, Loughborough, LE11 2TZ.

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