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25.08.2022

Regular asymptomatic testing paused in additional settings

Regular asymptomatic testing for COVID-19 will be paused in all remaining settings from 31 August. Routine asymptomatic testing will be paused across remaining settings, including hospitals and care homes, from 31 August as COVID-19 cases…

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22.08.2022

Milestone in tackling NHS longest waits – our response

NHS England has achieved the first milestone in its plan to eliminate backlogs caused by Covid. Read our response. As part of its Elective Recovery Plan, NHS England (NHSE) committed to seeing all people who…

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19.08.2022

NHS To Roll Out Variant Busting Booster Jab From September Ahead of Winter

The NHS will become the first healthcare system in the world to use the next generation, bivalent covid vaccine when it kickstarts the autumn booster rollout in early September. Following the updated advice from the…

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17.08.2022

Developing better outcomes for people affected by heart failure

Last month, clinicians, managers and patient representatives came together to discuss the outcomes that are important when considering care for people who are affected by heart failure. In 2021, 152,340 people were diagnosed with heart…

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17.08.2022

Covid-19 pop-up vaccination clinics available for Leicester residents this weekend.

  A series of Covid-19 Pop up vaccination clinics are available for people this weekend. The clinics run Friday 19th August, Saturday 20th August and Sunday 21st August for anyone over 5 years of age….

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16.08.2022

Cancer survivor Allia aims to tackle the ‘taboo’ topic of cancer in Leicester’s Asian community

  ‘The Asian community doesn’t really talk about illnesses, very often, we are told to just get on with it’   A cancer survivor has teamed up with Macmillan to improve support for people in Leicester’s Asian community who…

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15.08.2022

Bank Holiday pharmacy opening times

Monday 29 August 2022   Asda Pharmacy Narborough Road South Leicester Leicestershire LE3 2LL 0116 281 5000 Open:10:00 – 16:00   Asda Pharmacy Asda Superstore Barwell Lane Hinckley Leicestershire LE10 1SS 01455 896719 Open:10:00 –…

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11.08.2022

Extreme heat for much of the UK

An Amber Extreme heat warning, issued by the Met Office, has come into force today.   The Extreme heat warning is in place until Sunday and covers much of the southern half of England as well as…

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09.08.2022

DIY dentistry sees people pulling out own teeth due to NHS dental delays

Ministers have been warned people are struggling to get NHS care for their teeth People are resorting to DIY dentistry because they are unable to get NHS care for their teeth, ministers have been warned….

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09.08.2022

BBC investigation on NHS dentistry – our response

A new investigation from BBC News and the British Dental Association has found nine in 10 NHS dental practices across the UK are not accepting new adult patients for treatment under the health service. Read…

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