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The Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have today given assurances to Healthwatch Rutland that Urgent Care Services in East Leicestershire and Rutland (ELR) are operating as advertised this bank holiday weekend (including Urgent Care at Rutland Memorial Hospital): Saturday 25, Sunday 26 and Monday 27 May: 9am to 7pm You can […]

24th May 2019
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A Leicester woman with dementia is highlighting the importance of getting the right help early on to people experiencing memory problems. Irene Woodward (68) was forgetting daily tasks and routines on a regular basis and knew something was wrong. She took early action by making an appointment with her GP […]

21st May 2019
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We are aware that some patients have had difficulties accessing walk-in Urgent Care services at Rutland Memorial Hospital (RMH) following the contract change at the beginning of April. There is also the separate, but related discussion, going on between commissioners at East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and […]

15th May 2019
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The following statement was published today, 10th May, in regard to provision of Minor Injuries Services at Rutland Memorial Hospital in Oakham. Healthwatch Rutland has sought further clarity on the opening times of Minor Injuries, which will be published on receipt. “Statement on behalf of East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical […]

10th May 2019
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Discussions between the Clinical Commissioning Group and Oakham Medical Practice are taking place this week to determine how the Minor Injuries Service contract at Rutland Memorial Hospital will be delivered after the end of May and Healthwatch Rutland is monitoring the outcomes closely. A further statement will be made later […]

7th May 2019
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Following recent concerns in the media and on social media, Healthwatch Rutland has been in communication with East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group,  the commissioner for minor injuries services and urgent care services locally. Minor Injuries Rutland Memorial Hospital continues to offer a full daytime Urgent Care Service (known […]

2nd May 2019
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Our April Newsletter can be found here

2nd May 2019
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Following changes to Urgent Care Services from 1 April 2019, East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group have made a statement to further clarify how the service operates . This follows reports of difficulties and confusion over the Easter weekend, regarding whether the Urgent Care Centres continue to offer walk-in […]

26th April 2019
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  The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is changing, and it needs your help. The Government is investing an extra £20bn a year in the NHS as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. Now you can help your local NHS invest in the right support by sharing your […]

12th April 2019
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You may have seen in our March Newsletter that we have 2 surveys running to gather feedback for our “What would you do?” campaign this month. Online versions can be found here: A general survey to find out what you would do to improve local health services in Rutland: https://www.healthwatch.co.uk/what-would-you-do-general […]

8th April 2019
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