People in West Leicestershire are being urged to sign up to become an Antibiotic Guardians by health leaders at NHS West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) ahead of European Antibiotics Awareness Day on 18 November.
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Health commissioners are reassuring patients registered at Barrow Health Centre that services at the practice are safe and actions are being taken to address concerns about standards in quality following the publication of a Quality Report by the Care Quality Commissioning (CQC).
The CQC announced it has placed the Barrow practice in Special Measures following an inspection in June 2015 in which services have been rated overall as Inadequate.
A patients’ group at a Leicestershire medical centre is holding an open day to enable patients to discuss their health and wellbeing and find out how improvements at the practice can support them.
The open day will take place on Saturday 21 November, from 9am till 1pm. Light refreshments will be available for visitors.
Patients living with diabetes are being urged by health leaders from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to get the flu jab this winter as their illness makes them more at risk from complications such as pneumonia.
The three clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in the area, West Leicestershire CCG, East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG and Leicester City CCG have come together to raise awareness around World Diabetes Day, that diabetes patients are at risk from the flu.
This Autumn sees the launch of a new campaign aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of people in West Leicestershire.
Called ‘Healthy You, Happy You’, it is aimed at raising awareness of how to improve both physical and emotional health.
It brings together the expertise of NHS and social care organisations, as well as the voluntary sector and patients’ groups, who will provide a wealth of advice and information on a wide range of topics.
NHS leaders are inviting Hinckley and Bosworth people to take part in a key stage in shaping future community health services in the area.
They want people to attend one of two events where they will work with NHS staff, members of the voluntary and community sector to assess the possibilities for the future of community health services and help establish what is feasible and appropriate for the future.
The three NHS organisations that commission health services across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are reviewing the funding they provide to voluntary and community sector organisations which support people with mental health needs.
As part of this review, they are keen to hear from patients and members of the public, to understand what aspects of voluntary and community sector care are most important to service users and carers.
NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens and the NHS Five Year Forward View partners today (Friday) announced eight new vanguards that will launch the transformation of urgent and emergency care for more than nine million people.
This includes the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland System Resilience Group that will take the lead in improving urgent care for 1.1 million people in the area.
Leicestershire and Rutland NHS leaders are advising parents to consider a range of precautions to help children with allergies to cope with the summer holidays.
On 28 July 2015, come along to one of the free two-hour sessions for all nurses and midwives in the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) area. For more information or to register visit: https://eventbrite.co.uk/event/17351442632/