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14.05.2021

Covid-19 vaccinations rolled out to 38-39 year olds in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

From today anyone aged 38 and over and those who will turn 38 before 1 July 2021 are now eligible for their Covid-19 vaccination. The latest advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation…

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14.05.2021

Bring your voice to NHS specialised services 

NHS England and NHS Improvement is recruiting to a range of Patient Public Voice (PPV) partner roles on groups with responsibility for the commissioning of specialised services. For full details of the roles and how to apply, visit this web page: https://www.england.nhs.uk/participation/get-involved/opportunities/specialised-commissioning-patient-and-public-voice-ppv-roles/ These PPV roles offer a…

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11.05.2021

New local Dying Matters website offers support for people facing death or bereavement

Local people facing end of life or bereavement can now turn to online support thanks to a new website launched to coincide with Dying Matters Week (10-16 May 2021). The website www.dyingmattersleicestershireandrutland.com aims to support…

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11.05.2021

Local Healthwatch organisations set to launch a joint programme of community focus groups

A joint initiative between Healthwatch Leicester, Healthwatch Leicestershire and Healthwatch Rutland will launch a monthly series of themed community focus groups to identify the impact of changes introduced across health and social care in response…

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07.05.2021

Think NHS111 first for urgent care needs

Patients are being reminded to contact NHS 111 to access urgent medical care at the right place and time. Urgent care centres and medical hubs across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are open to treat…

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28.04.2021

Are you registered with your local GP practice? If not register today

People living in Leicester are being reminded to register with their local GP practice to enable them to access free health and care treatment locally when they need it, including the Covid-19 vaccine. GP practices…

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27.04.2021

Drop-in Covid-19 vaccination clinic to be held in Beaumont Leys

Eligible residents in Beaumont Leys are being invited to attend a new Covid-19 drop-in vaccination clinic which is being held at the Barley Croft Community Centre, 21 Malham Close, Leicester, LE4 0UT, from Wednesday 28…

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21.04.2021

Twilight covid vaccine clinic offers flexible options for people fasting during Ramadan

Ramadan

An evening clinic has been set up to make it easier for people observing the Ramadan fast to receive their covid vaccine. The twilight pop-up clinic will be held on a drop-in basis, so that…

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21.04.2021

Funding Opportunity – Covid-Safe Communities Fund – Round 2

Money

This fund is to support Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) and faith-based groups and organisations in the city of Leicester as we look towards recovery and to help them work through the impacts of Covid-19,…

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21.04.2021

New mental health and wellbeing guide for children, young people and families

Mental Health Support Directory for young people

A new guide targeting children, young people and families with emotional, mental health and wellbeing needs is now available online. The directory provides information on a range of general and specialist NHS mental health services…

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