Healthwatch Leicester takes Arriva’s Bus4Life to Iceland

Healthwatch Leicester takes Arriva’s Bus4Life to Iceland

Posted on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 in News.

Healthwatch Leicester took Arriva’s Bus4Life to Iceland Car Park on Saffron Lane on Friday 25 November 2016. We have taken the bus around Leicester City this year and so it seemed appropriate to have the last visit for the season […]


NHS England takes new steps to improve learning disability employment

NHS England takes new steps to improve learning disability employment

Posted on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 in News.

Following  Mencap’s Learning Disability Work Experience Week  the number of NHS organisations pledging to employ more people with learning disabilities has hit 100, with NHS England calling on more Trusts and Hospitals to join the growing list. The pledges have […]


Hospital admissions in England reach Record Level says NHS Digital

Hospital admissions in England reach Record Level says NHS Digital

Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 in News.

HOSPITAL admissions in England rose to record levels last year, with 16.2 million admissions during 2015-16 – up from 12.7 million ten years ago. The figures have also revealed the ‘baby boomer’ generation accounts for the largest age group of […]


National NHS Campaign urges people to stay well this Winter

National NHS Campaign urges people to stay well this Winter

Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 in News.

A national campaign to help people prepare for winter weather has been launched today by NHS England and Public Health England. The message is to Stay Well This Winter and to encourage people most at risk from cold weather, including […]


Proposed relocation of Melbourne Road Health Centre

Proposed relocation of Melbourne Road Health Centre

Posted on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 in News.

Patients at a city practice are being consulted on a proposed relocation of their GP services after an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found that the existing building was no longer fit for purpose. The CQC inspected the […]


East Midlands Congenital Heart Service Update – 13 October 2016

East Midlands Congenital Heart Service Update – 13 October 2016

Posted on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 in News.

John Adler, Chief Executive at Leicester’s Hospitals, said: “This week the team have been focussed on collating a response to the letter from NHSE which we received after their visit to us on the 16th September. This is an important […]


Fear of Public Engagement is holding the NHS back

Fear of Public Engagement is holding the NHS back

Posted on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 in News.

With the first of the 44 local Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) set to be published this week, Jane Mordue, Interim chair of Healthwatch England, looks at the importance of involving patients and the public in the big decisions ahead […]


Pharmacy Research UK seeks Pharmacy Expert Panel

Pharmacy Research UK seeks Pharmacy Expert Panel

Posted on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 in News.

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) is the principle funder of Pharmacy research in the UK.  Established in 2012 from a merger of two previous research funding charities, our mission is to improve the health of the public through excellence in Pharmacy […]


Healthwatch Leicester puts out joint statement regarding Glenfield Hospital

Healthwatch Leicester puts out joint statement regarding Glenfield Hospital

Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 in News.

Karen Chouhan, Chair of Healthwatch Leicester City put out a joint statement on behalf of Healthwatch Leicestershire and the Leicester Mercury Patients Panel regarding NHS England’s decision to cease further commissioning of Children’s Heart Surgery a  the East Midlands Congenital […]


Leicester City Healthcare Hubs remain open until 30 September 2016

Leicester City Healthcare Hubs remain open until 30 September 2016

Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 in News.

We have been advised by Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) that the Leicester City Healthcare Hubs are still operating in Leicester and will do so until 30 September 2016. If you are registered with a GP practice in Leicester […]


Healthwatch Leicester City Board Meetings change to bi-monthly

Healthwatch Leicester City Board Meetings change to bi-monthly

Posted on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 in News.

Healthwatch Leicester City Board will now be held bi-monthly with a presentation from 5.00-6.00pm and the Board meeting following on from 6.00-8.00pm and be as follows:- Wednesday 18 May 2016 in the Tea Room at the Town Hall, Leicester. From […]


Get Healthy Leicester!

Get Healthy Leicester!

Posted on Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 in News.

Do you want support to make healthy changes to your lifestyle? Do you want to: • Have more energy? • Lose Weight? • Eat more healthily? • Be more physically active? • Be happier? • Stop smoking? • Be a […]


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