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LLR Integrated Community Equipment Loan Service (ICELS)

Access forms to discharge a patient back to their home within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Get the latest information about the service and view the equipment catalogue. You can find all the relevant documents attached at the bottom of this page.

Further information

Cross border arrangements

Cross border arrangements are in place between Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. 

View the document 'Cross border arrangements' at the bottom of this page for further information.

Out of county flowchart

The flowchart sets out how you can assess the service and provides contact details to obtain authorisation where required.

Find the 'Out of county flowchart' document at the bottom of this page. Please also refer to the 'Frequently asked questions' document at the bottom of this page.

Out of county pins

Out of county pins can be issued. If you would like to request an out of county pin, then please complete and return the 'Pin request form' attached at the bottom of this page.

Equipment catalogue

You can find the latest version of the equipment catalogue at the bottom of this page. Should you have problems accessing or viewing the equipment catalogue below, please use the contact form on the NRS Healthcare website to get in touch with them.

The equipment catalogue is subject to change and the catalogue on this page will be updated periodically. 

Equipment request forms

I require a contract stock item

Orders for contract stock items should be telephoned through to the Equipment Provider NRS Healthcare on 0344 893 6373.  If you do not have access to equipment being requested then your order will require authorisation – please refer to the Out of county flowchart at the bottom of the page for further details.  If you wish to place an order by fax then the Contract stock requisition form’ should be completed – attached below.

I require a non-contract stock item

If you require a non-contract stock item (special equipment) you will need to complete the 'Special equipment requisition form' and the 'Clinical reasoning form' both attached below. You will need to send these to the relevant authoriser for approval before the order is placed. You can refer to the 'Out of county flowchart' for contact details. There is a separate contact list at the bottom of the page.

I require an electric profiling bed/bed rails

All requests for electric profiling beds will need to be authorised by the ICELS Equipment Triage Lead/ICELS Team and prescribers will need to demonstrate that the patient/service user meets the criteria for provision.  Please refer to the Electric Profiling Bed form/criteria which can be found at the bottom of this page. NRS will refer all bed orders to the ICELS Team.

I am ordering pressure care equipment

All requests for pressure care equipment will be referred to the Equipment Triage Lead for authorisation.  Orders should be placed by telephone and the Equipment Provider NRS Healthcare will refer the order to the Equipment Triage Lead who will confirm if the patient meets the eligibility criteria for provision.  Please see the Pressure Equipment Request Form for information and criteria which can be found at the bottom of this page.

I am ordering equipment for a care setting

Please ensure that you refer to the 'Equipment provision matrix' document which sets out what equipment will and will not be provided by the LLR ICELS into a care setting. This document can be found at the bottom of this page. Your order will require authorisation from the Equipment Triage Lead. 

Please be aware that procedures, delivery times and equipment is likely to vary across different equipment service areas. The out of county procedures sets out the arrangements for the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland integrated community equipment service.

Contact us

If you have any queries or experience problems accessing the service please contact using the details below:

Ring us on: 0116 454 4520
Send us an email