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Facts and Figures for November:

  • This month we dealt with 5382 calls, lower than last months
  • The average waiting time was 2 minutes and 4 seconds
  • This month our secretaries have dealt with 358 referrals
  • We are now able to collate all prescriptions figures for the practice, this month we dealt with 26,000 prescriptions
  • There were 187 Did not Attend (DNA) appointments

As we are heading towards Christmas and colder weather it is really important for you to cancel your appointment with us so another patient can use it.

Please contact the practice to cancel your appointment in plenty of time so that it does not go to waste.

Please remember that if we have your up to date mobile phone number you can email your cancellation to us.

Weight Management & Sound Doctor

Leicestershire Nutrition and Dietetic Service 

  • Is your weight affecting your health?
  • Would you like help to lose weight and create a healthier lifestyle for you and your family?

If the answer is YES, there are a whole range of services on offer, FREE of charge for you to access, such as:

For Adults:-

  • 10 week NHS lead LEAP course – physical activity and healthy eating
  • 12 week Weight Watchers Vouchers

For Families:-

  • 8 week NHS lead Family Lifestyle Club (FLic) - physical activity and healthy eating for the whole family


If you would like to find out more about these courses or other activities run by the Leicestershire Nutrition and Diabetic Service call 0116 222 7192 (Quoting: C82014) 

or

visit their website at http://www.lnds.nhs.uk/_PatientsandPublic-MoreAboutUs.aspx

 

Leap Information sheet with dates of upcoming courses: 

http://www.lnds.nhs.uk/Library/LEAPcountyinformationsheetJanuary2015.pdf

 

Sound Doctor 

Getting the best out of life 

The Sound Doctor is a website developed to help you understand your condition better so you can take control, cope well at home and get the most out of life.  Each condition covered on the website consists of about sixty short films featuring key practical advice from some of the country's leading experts.

Conditions available include Dementia, Back Pain, Diabetes, COPD, Heart Failure and Weight Management:-

Dementia

Back Pain

COPD

Diabetes

The Sound Doctor contains useful tips from patients, as well as doctors, consultants, nurses and other healthcare professionals.  There's also a chatroom where you can share stories and pass on advice of your own to other people.  The aim is to keep you well and out of hospital, help you cope well at home and give you the confidence to take control and get as much as you can out of life.

How to get started:

  1. email them at info@thesounddoctor.org with the name of your GP and the Practice and the conditions you would like to access
  2. They will get back to you with a link to click on
  3. That will take your to www.thesounddoctor.org login page
  4. Fill in username and make up a password
  5. you're away

If you don't have a computer/tablet/smart phone you can go to your local library and use a computer there

 



 
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