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20.09.2022

SMOKERS ENCOURAGED TO JOIN STOPTOBER

Stoptober is back, calling on smokers in England to join more than 2.5 million others who have made a quit attempt with the campaign since it launched a decade ago in 2012. Nearly 6 million…

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16.09.2022

GP practices to close on the day of the Queen’s funeral.

GP practices in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will be closed on Monday 19 September, as a mark of respect for Her Majesty The Queen’s passing and to give an opportunity to NHS staff to commemorate…

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13.09.2022

National Moment of Reflection

The National Moment of Reflection will take place at 8pm on Sunday 18 September. Today the public have been invited to take part in a National Moment of Reflection to mourn the passing of Her…

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12.09.2022

Covid autumn booster vaccines

Covid is more serious in older people and in people with certain underlying health conditions. This winter it is expected that many respiratory infections, including Covid and flu, may be circulating at high levels. People…

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12.09.2022

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen

Our Chair and National Director respond to the death of Queen Elizabeth II Responding to the death of Her Majesty The Queen Our Chair, Sir Robert Francis QC and our National Director, Louise Ansari, said:…

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01.09.2022

Read our latest report: Homelessness – what happens when you are discharged from hospital.

At the beginning of 2022 we carried out a study on Homelessness and hospital discharge. Our aim was to understand the experience of hospital admissions and discharge of homeless people and the ease of accessing…

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31.08.2022

Be part of a conversation on Primary Care

‘A conversation on Primary Care’ – share your experiences and help improve services The Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) Integrated Care Board (ICB) is inviting local people to share their experiences of primary care and…

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30.08.2022

Leicestershire Community Spirit recorded in new artwork

A community arts project celebrating the work of volunteers during the Coronavirus pandemic is going on tour around Leicestershire during September and October. Local people who gave their time freely to help others during lockdown…

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30.08.2022

50 new surgical hubs set to open across England – our response

New plans to open surgical hubs should reduce the backlog of patients waiting for care. Our National Director Louise Ansari highlights the need for a focus on tackling health inequalities. The Government has today announced…

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26.08.2022

Bank Holiday office hours

  Our office will be closed from Friday 26th August at 5pm until Tuesday 30th August at 9am. For urgent out of hours information please visit: https://healthwatchll.com/out-of-hours-help-and-support/  

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