Health and Social Care

Here are some useful Health and Social Care contacts who can provide advice, care and support within Leicestershire.

Leicestershire County Council (LCC) – the council provides information, advice, care and support, and has a duty to protect people from harm, neglect and abuse.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) – provides high quality integrated mental health, learning disability and community health services.

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) – one of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts in the country, incorporating the Leicester General, Glenfield and Royal Infirmary hospitals.

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) – provides emergency 999 and urgent care services for the 4.8 million people within Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Lincolnshire (including North and North East Lincolnshire), Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire..

Arriva Transport Solutions – Working in partnership with public sector organisations, ATSL delivers non-emergecy health and social care transportation services.

Care Quality Commission (CQC) – free, independent reports on the quality of your local care homes and services.

Department of Health (DH) – the government department responsible for public health issues.

Public Heath England – provides public health leadership and expertise, and works to improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and to reduce health inequalities.

Counselling Directory – a directory of different types of counsellling services with articles, news and events.

Get Connected – free confidential help for young people under 25 offering emotional support and information about specialist services.

The Leicestershire Advice Service for Social Care – information and advice relating to any aspect of social care