February Exercise Referral Events
Saturday 9th February Catmose One Big Weekend is this weekend! It is a great chance to have a look at what sessions the centre has and have a try at them. The best thing is it’s FREE. There will be advice from people who teach each programme too. With lots of fun games and a… Read more »Read more
National Diabetes Prevention Week – 1st to 7th April 2019
Type 2 Diabetes More than 200,000 people are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every year – and that means the risk of serious health complications and early death. Modern life can make it hard to be healthy but for many people Type 2 diabetes can be prevented by making small lifestyle changes. Type 2 diabetes can be… Read more »Read more
Fighting against fraud, bribery and corruption in the NHS.
The NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) is a new organisation tasked to lead the fight against fraud, bribery and corruption in the NHS. Visit their website to find out more.Read more
Changes to Blood Glucose Monitoring from the DVLA
New guidelines will make testing requirements simpler for drivers with insulin treated diabetes. Drivers who treat their diabetes with insulin will have greater choice in how they test their glucose levels under new guidelines published by the DVLA. Read more here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-guidelines-will-make-testing-requirements-simpler-for-drivers-with-insulin-treated-diabetesRead more
Your Health Matters
Get Health Ready without the Hassle Join us for information here at ‘The Castle’ Come along to The Castle in Oakham on: Thursday 27 June – 10:00am to 2:00pm There will be lots of information on early diagnosis of cancer and how to live well and healthy with and beyond cancer (and other long term… Read more »Read more
Better Care Together Workshop on 26th February
Better Care Together Workshop on 26th February – to discuss Community Services Redesign Dear all, Residents across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) have the opportunity to get involved in designing how community services provided by Leicester Partnership Trust (such as community nursing, intensive community support services and community beds) are provisioned. Several workshop events are… Read more »Read more
VITRUCARE UPDATE (from Dynamic Health Systems)
Due to technical difficulties, you have not been able to use your VitruCare account over the last month, there was a major disruption in the NHS data centre that had damaged some of the VitruCare system software which needed to be repaired. The systems securing your data remained entirely intact and safe but we sincerely… Read more »Read more
New leaflet for carers available here. The new Supporting Carers leaflet, funded by a Better Care Fund grant, provides advice for carers on how to get support in their role as well as contact numbers and tips from local carers. The free leaflet has been developed in response to feedback from carers’ forums and the latest… Read more »Read more
Service Personnel, Reservists, Veterans and Service Families
Healthwatch Rutland have developed an Armed Forces survey in partnership with Rutland County Council, Harborough District Council and South Kesteven District Council. The survey is now live and will run until April 2019. They are encouraging all serving members of the Armed Forces, Reservists, Veterans and extended family members to complete the survey, which will… Read more »Read more
ICO issues expanded guidance on Processor Contracts and GDPR
The Information Commissioner has added significantly details to what should be included in processor contracts.Read more
Flu Vaccines for those aged 65 years or under and eligible
If you are aged 65 years or under and eligible for a flu vaccination please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment.
There are currently national supply issues with the flu vaccine for those aged 65 or over.
We do not have any currently in stock and will contact eligible patients if this changes.Read more