Frequently Asked Questions

Can I choose which hospital I am treated at?

Yes you have the right to choose the hospital you are treated at, Please Click Here for more information.

Where can I access mental health support without seeing my GP?

Let’s Talk – Wellbeing provides mental health support for people aged 16 and over who are suffering with anxiety, depression and other similar difficulties across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, many more people are now experiencing mental health difficulties and the Let’s Talk – Wellbeing service is available to help people across the City and Counties to manage their conditions.

The Let’s Talk – Wellbeing service offers free talking therapies for common mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, panic, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), trauma and stress all of which can be accessed online.

Support is on offer with one to one sessions via telephone or video conferencing with a therapist, and by accessing online support through our dedicated digital platform Silvercloud which enables patients to access a range of online programmes that can be used at any time on any device, it also allows patients to work at their own pace with regular reviews from a therapist.

Anyone can access the Let’s Talk – Wellbeing service by registering online here:

and selecting the area you live in.

Alternatively you can register by calling the service directly:

If you’re registered with a GP practice in Leicester City call 0116 292 7010 or

If you’re registered with a GP practice in Leicestershire or Rutland call 01509 561100.

What do I do if I have sore Throat?

What happens when you are referred by your GP to see a specialist?

For further information please click here.

Health Advice and Guidance for Under 5’s

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) has launched a new webiste.

Health for under 5’s provides trusted information and health advice for parents and carers from pregnancy through to when a child starts school.

For further information please click here.

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