Although vaccine delivery remains erratic and unpredictable, Rutland Health Primary Care Network is making good progress on the first stages of the Rutland COVID Vaccination Programme which started on December 21st 2020.
All the residents of the 11 care homes looked after by Rutland Health PCN practices have now received their first doses of the COVID Vaccination. Many care home staff have also been... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 12:22 by Nic Greenfield
The following help is available during the current Covid restrictions:
First, details of the national help available for those who shielded during the Covid 19 Lockdown in March, including access to priority deliveries by supermarkets, should check what is available on the gov.uk web site detailed at the foot of this page.
Second, anyone who requires help or advice about any Covid related issue may call... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 15:26 by Nic Greenfield
Rutland County Council has launched a dedicated crisis helpline for anyone in Rutland who has been impacted by COVID-19 and has no one to support them.
The helpline is available to anyone who is following the government's 'shielding' guidance and has concerns about:
Access to food
Access to medicine
Feeling isolated and needing support
The crisis helpline is also for anyone who doesn't meet the government's... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 14:40 by Nic Greenfield
Rutland County Council and Uppingham Surgery have asked all villagers who have to collect prescriptions to do so using the Seaton Prescription Collection Service.
Doing this will help the Pharmacy plan and manage its workload; it will reduce the number of journeys and human contacts required; and, it will help reduce the spread of Coronavirus.
The attached document explains how the scheme works. Please... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 16:01 by Nic Greenfield
The AgeUk/Macmillan support service in Rutland is now holding outreach sessions at the Uppingham surgery and Rutland Memorial Hospital for people affected by cancer and their families and carers. A Macmillan support worker/coordinator will be at each venue once a month.
Uppingham surgery will be the 1st Monday of the month from 9.00am-12.00pm starting 1st October and the hospital will be the last Monday... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 18 Aug 2018 13:24 by Nic Greenfield
Healthwatch Rutland have heard that some rutlanders have experienced problems accessing NHS 111 services in Rutland recently. They have therefore commissioned a short questionnaire to investigate these concerns.
If you have phoned NHS 111 from Rutland in the last 6 months, they should be very grateful if you would complete the short survey at the link below. It should only take approximately 3 minutes... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:51 by Nic Greenfield
The summary minutes of the Uppingham Patient Partnership Group Meeting on 30 Jan 2018 are attached. They include detailed discussion about the proposed closure of the branch surgery in Ketton which is now the subject of a formal consultation.
Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:38 by Nic Greenfield
Bird Flu has been identified within the wild bird population in Rutland. RCC has therefore published the attached safety precautions for people who keep birds or poultry, including those who have small numbers of poultry at home.
Please read the guidance and help reduce the risk of bird flu spreading.
Posted: Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:21 by Nic Greenfield
Some of you may know that as of 1st Oct 2017, the provider of non-emergency patient transport for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will change from Arriva to TASL.
Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, who are responsible for designing and buying healthcare services for people, are hosting an event in partnership with TASL and are keen for patients, service... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Sep 2017 17:48 by Nic Greenfield