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Your chance to give your views: public meeting with NHS Managers to hear about latest plans for local health services, 19th November, 5pm, Rutland Council Offices in Oakham This is our opportunity in Rutland to hear more about major plans for local NHS services from the Better Care Together partnership […]

12th November 2018
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  NHS England wants to hear your views about how you feel child orthodontic services should be delivered in the future. Orthodontic treatment, which often involves fitting braces, is used to: •           improve the appearance and alignment of crooked, protruding or crowded teeth; and •           correct problems with the bite of […]

8th November 2018
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Healthwatch Rutland is really pleased to announce that it has been awarded a bursary from the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) to set up Young Healthwatch Rutland so that young people can raise their issues and concerns on health and social care. We are one of only ten […]

31st October 2018
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Following the three Leicester/shire and Rutland (LLR) Clinical Commissioning Groups’ commitment to seeing through the planned reconfiguration of Intensive Care Level 3 beds across the Leicester Hospital sites without public consultation, the discussion at the upcoming public engagement events on Better Care Together has been broadened to specifically include the […]

30th October 2018
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The Healthwatch Rutland Newsletter for October is published today. It features the new Government strategy to tackle loneliness (which includes a contribution from our Board member Jacqui Darlington on page 21 of the strategy) and information about the upcoming Better Care Together Engagement events across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, amongst […]

29th October 2018
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NHS East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (ELR CCG) have published plans to develop out-of-hours or “urgent care services” that offer GP and nurse appointments when GP practices are closed on weekday evenings, at weekends and on bank holidays. Under the plans, a new urgent care centre will be […]

12th October 2018
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People in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being asked to share their views on healthcare that patients receive at home and in local communities as the local NHS looks to improve community health services. Community health services cover a wide range of care, from supporting patients to manage long-term conditions like […]

8th October 2018
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Rutland County Council has created a Healthy Rutland Grant Scheme for 2018/19 that will provide funding to encourage local projects that will improve health and wellbeing, promote independence and reduce the impact of long term health conditions. Grants of up to £10,000 will be available for projects that encourage a […]

8th October 2018
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The Better Care Together (BCT) Partnership (previously known also as the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership) is inviting the public to a series of open engagement events to hear about, and discuss, what is happening in health and care services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, to improve services. The events will […]

8th October 2018
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Press statement for immediate release; Monday 1st October 2018 Healthwatch Rutland fully supports local Councillors’ recommendation that University Hospitals of Leicester Trust and local Clinical Commissioning Groups pause their plans to reconfigure Intensive Care Units (ICU) and offer full public consultation on the plans. University Hospitals of Leicester Trust (UHL) […]

1st October 2018
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