The County Practice

Care & Support

Click on the pages below to find out further information and advice on your health and wellbeing.

 

Bereavement

In the unfortunate event that a person has passed away, there are three things that must be done in the first few days; Get a medical certificate from your GP ... [continue] Bereavement

Dementia and Memory Problems

Information for patients and carers of those with dementia, including information about local support groups can be found on the Alzheimers UK website here. If you would like staff at ... [continue] Dementia and Memory Problems

Domestic Abuse Support

Domestic violence or abuse can happen to anyone. Find out how to recognise the signs and where to get help.       https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/getting-help-for-domestic-violence/

Find NHS services near you

Are you in need of a local dentist, optician, or a pharmacy? Find an NHS service easily by entering your postcode.

Find Your NHS number

Your NHS number is a 10 digit number, like 485 777 3456. It is on any letter you receive from the NHS. You do not need to know your NHS ... [continue] Find Your NHS number

First Contact Plus

First Contact Plus is an online tool which helps adults in Leicestershire find information about a range of services all in one place. The initiative allows residents who require help ... [continue] First Contact Plus

Healthwatch Leicester

Healthwatch Leicester and Healthwatch Leicestershire is your local health and social care champion. From Belgrave to Bottesford and everywhere in between, we make sure NHS leaders and other decision makers ... [continue] Healthwatch Leicester

Know Your Diabetes Risk

Finding out your risk of Type 2 diabetes only takes a few minutes. It could be the most important thing you do today…. Go to the Diabetes UK website to take the risk ... [continue] Know Your Diabetes Risk

NHS App

NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone, tablet or computer. You can use the NHS app to: Get your ... [continue] NHS App

NHS Health A to Z

Look up information about different conditions and treatments using the NHS Health A-Z.

NHS Live Well

Please use the NHS links for information and advice on healthy living.

Health & Care Video Library

There are lots of information and advice videos in the Health and Care Video library funded by the NHS. The videos are reviewed regularly by NHS clinicians to ensure they ... [continue] Health & Care Video Library

Self Care

Did you know that 10 of the most minor ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home? By treating yourself at home you could save a ... [continue] Self Care

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

Carers

Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers