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19.05.2022

Grab a jab at a Covid-19 vaccination pop up clinic.

Place Address Dates Times / Age Group Doses Goals Leicester Wakerley Road, LE5 4WJ Sunday 22nd May Monday 23rd May Tuesday 24th May 10am – 4pm / 5-11yrs 3pm – 7pm / 5-11yrs 3pm –…

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18.05.2022

New ‘long term health conditions’ report highlights the growing need for ‘person centred’ care for patients with multiple health conditions.

Towards the end of 2021 we developed a patient survey to gain real experiences from members of the public about their multiple long term health conditions. The survey asked patients and carers how they navigate…

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18.05.2022

Walk to School Week 2022

  Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland pupils take to the streets for Walk to School Week (16 – 20 May 2022) Pupils in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will join thousands of children across the UK to take…

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17.05.2022

Steps that can help people waiting for NHS treatment

The latest figures from the NHS show that the number of people waiting for NHS treatment has increased by 180,000. Read our response. The latest figures from the NHS show that the number of people waiting for…

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12.05.2022

New Music Beats collaboration song ‘The Game’ launched to get young people talking about their Mental Health!

    Healthwatch Leicester and Leicestershire were undertaking a project on male suicide and were looking at ways to reach out to young people from BAME communities to get them talking about their mental health…

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09.05.2022

How can you find an NHS dentist?

Are you having trouble finding an NHS funded dentist? Read our tips on what to do if you’re facing problems. Everyone should be able to get the care and advice they need to keep their…

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09.05.2022

Lack of NHS dental appointments widens health inequalities, warns Healthwatch

  Patients’ champion warns of widening health inequalities as people across the country struggle to pay for dental treatments     A new survey of public attitudes to NHS dentistry shows half of adults in England…

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06.05.2022

GrabAJab this weekend and help prevent the spread of Covid-19

    Walk in vaccination clinics are available across Leicester this weekend. Friday 6th May Highcross Shopping Centre (Age 16+ 11am-3pm & Age 5+ 3pm-7pm) 1st, 2nd or 3rd dose. 1st & 2nd Boosters De Montfort University Age…

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05.05.2022

New Covid-19 pass guidance

The Government have published new guidance for the COVID-19 pass. From 12 May, the domestic pass, which some venues have used as a condition of entry, will no longer be available. What is the COVID-19 pass?…

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05.05.2022

Dying is a major life event, says the NHS during Dying Matters Week

During Dying Matters Week (2-6 May 2022) the local NHS is encouraging people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to talk more openly about dying and to plan ahead for their end of life care. Dr…

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