000000006 30/9/19 – 12/10/19

October 12th

p. 24 “Nearly half of city patients not tried for dental appointment in years as NHS branded ‘broken’” – about people being put off NHS dental care

 

7th

p. 18 “Hospital’s bid to recruit more staff” – Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital

5th

p. 2 “Revamped ward now open again” – Melton Hospital

Pages 8 and 9 are about stillbirth – reduced by more than half in last ten years and more sensitive care for parents

p. 26 Jon Ashworth IN THE HOUSE:

          “Labour will give physical and mental health services parity” and

          “MP backs campaign to get youngsters drinking milk” World School Milk Day

 

3rd

p. 27 “GP urging women to learn heart attack signs” – backing BHF’s call for better understanding of symptoms in women

 

2nd

p. 5 “Spinal surgery gives Millie a new lease of life” – can now walk after crowdfunded op not available on NHS

 

p. 15 “Let’s pull together to improve access to LRI” – a must-read about building plans for and access to LRI

 

1st

p. 9 “The heartbreaking scenario which NHS chiefs say won’t be repeated when city has children’s hospital” – of mothers and newborns being on different sites

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/heartbreaking-scenario-health-chiefs-say-3369292

30th September

Pages 1, 4 and 5 “£450m boost for hospitals”, with subtitles “New maternity and children’s hospitals planned” and “Reaction: Proposals welcomed but met with caution by politicians and health campaigners”

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/local-news/leicester-hospitals-gets-huge-450m-3372784

What health campaigner say about Leicester hospitals £450 million injection

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/what-health-campaigners-politicians-say-3373759