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29th February

UHL reconfiguration plans.Listen to the coverage on this issue by BBC Radio Leicester here: University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust Refuses BBC Invitation to Discuss Hospital Plans

p. 6 “Coronavirus screening to take place at city hospital” eight testing centres in England

 p. 19 “Warning as mumps on rise” – big cohort of unvaccinated students

 p. 24 “Discover NHS apprentice roles” – open day

 

28th February

p. 15 letter by David Fish under “NHS chiefs should end culture of mistrust”

p. 26 “Public can shape the future of ops” – workshop on planned care

 

26th February

p. 3 “MP condemns austerity as life expectancy stalls” – Jon Ashworth

 p. 22 “Work begins for return of X-rays to hospital” – Hinckley and District

 

26th   February

p. 3 “MP condemns austerity as life expectancy stalls” – Jon Ashworth

p. 22 “Work begins for return of X-rays to hospital” – Hinckley and District  https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/local-news/update-hinckley-hospitals-x-ray-3873662

 

24th 

p. 9 “Mum of twins ‘in panic’ over lack of GP surgery” – re-housed with three-week-old twins and no car transport, but the two nearest surgeries refuse to register her, saying she is not in their catchment area

 

22nd

p. 7 “Hit by dental firm’s closure” – Finest Dental chain (probably not working for NHS) has gone into liquidation, leaving customers, one is cited, having paid £12,000, with unfinished  work         https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/man-left-only-able-eat-3867754

 

p. 15 a letter by Tom Barker under “Can NHS meet demand with 139 extra beds?” see below