Health and Care Integration Newsletters

Our news bulletins aim to keep partners and stakeholders informed and provide information about progress and developments across the schemes. Click here to access our archived publications.

Health And Care Integration Bulletin - February 2019

This edition includes an insight into the Hinckley and Bosworth Integrated Locality Team’s (ILT) approach to multi-disciplinary team (MDT) working and news on the benefits offered to patients coming out of hospital by the new Integrated Care (Reablement) Team. Plus, an update from the Prevention at Scale Project and a case study demonstrating the benefits to the participants of the Steady Steps Programme (part of the falls prevention pathway).

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - May 2019

This edition celebrates Turning Point Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland’s ‘Outstanding’ ranking from the Care Quality Commission, the extension of the Lightbulb partnership’s service for a further three years and the launch of Carillon Wellbeing radio. Plus, a case study from the County Council’s Quality Improvement Team and updates on how FaME is helping to shape the national falls prevention strategy and the QuitReady service.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - July 2019

This edition features a review of the 2018/19 Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC) figures as well as an update from the Unified Prevention Board. Plus, news from our NHS partners on the launch of a video highlighting the proposals to improve acute and maternity services for patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. As well as a reminder from the #StartAConversation campaign to make a pledge on their website to work together to prevent suicide.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - September 2019

This edition features details on the launch of the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network Falls Demonstrator Pathway being rolled out across Leicestershire this autumn. We also have information on the five ways to wellbeing mental health self-care campaign, plus updates from Carillon Wellbeing Radio and the Children and Families Partnership on their work around Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) as well as the latest Better Care Fund (BCF) plan on page for 2019/20.

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Health and Care Integration Bulletin - November 2019

This edition includes the county council’s new Adult Social Care Target Operating Model to improve the quality of care service users receive and their plan to provide a new specialist dementia care facility in NW Leicestershire. October saw the launch of a new local suicide bereavement support service. The LLR Falls Prevention Group has released a short film designed to help people reduce their risk of falling. We have an update on weight management services in the county and a reminder from the county’s Warm Homes Service about their free, impartial advice to help residents stay warm at home and keep their energy bills down.

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Health And Care Integration Bulletin - January 2020

This edition focuses on the County Council’s January campaigns from the weight management and stop smoking services designed to support the residents of Leicestershire. Plus, news on the recent launch of the Home First service and a new assistive technology dementia pilot designed to help people with dementia living at home due to go live in February. As well as a new leaflet ‘My first 1001 days’ from the Leicestershire Children and Families Partnership, and the launch of Time4Leicestershire - a new local skills exchange initiative across Leicestershire.

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Health And Care Integration Bulletin - March 2020

This edition focuses on the County Council’s investment in TRIBE, a digital platform to grow community capacity and facilitate social prescribing. The Assistive Technology Dementia Pilot is now seeking referrals from the public and the first three tools developed for the EMAHSN Falls Demonstrator project are due to come online during March. Carillon Wellbeing Radio celebrates 12 months on air and we have a reminder to continue supporting and sharing details on Time4Leicestershire, the local skills exchange initiative for Leicestershire and the county council’s Start a Conversation campaign.

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