16th – 21st January 2017

21st
**Just hours left to sign up and save our heart unit”, subtitled “Campaigners determined as deadline for petition nears”
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/schools-join-fight-for-children-s-heart-centre/story-30074120-detail/story.html
p. 13 “GP is cleared over poor care claims” – tribunal case, he was accused of not having done all the examinations documented
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/gp-cleared-over-allegations-of-poor-care/story-30074152-detail/story.html

p. 16 a letter by Graham Beck under “’Little people’ of NHS trodden on” – contrasting the chief exec’s pay to that of the ex-Interserve lowest paid

p. 25 “Heart specialist honoured” – Prof Tony Gershlik
20th
letter by P. Williams under “NHS cuts despite bigger population”

p. 18 “Hospitals hunt for new staff”, subtitled “Open day for possible recruits”

???Continuing health care? {not found online.)p. 22 “Patients face new funding shake-up”, subtitled “NHS bosses seek to bring down £73.5m bill – consultation about cutting budgets for people with substantial health needs
p. 28 Jon Ashworth in ‘In the House’ under “NHS is in crisis and the PM is to blame

19th
City patients’ long wait for treatment”, subtitled “Mental health waiting times down since latest figures – spokesman” – average 68 days

18th
“Only one in 10 patients want Sunday GPs” – Leicester patient survey
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/sunday-gp-opening-not-top-priority-for-patients/story-30065430-detail/story.html
p. 17 “Recruitment open day for hospital staff”

17th
NHS officials defend major pay rise for hospitals chief”, subtitled “Overall package o. £485k-£490k is almost double the previous year”
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/hospital-boss-defends-490-000-pay-packet/story-30061748-detail/story.html
p. 7 “’Quality care’ pledge as pressure on A&E eases” – could be seen as part of above article
p. 18 “Course could be life-saver”, subtitled “Experts to discuss sudden arrhythmic death syndrome” – conference

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