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p. 11 “Changes to our GP surgery services on way”, subtitled “Practices to work together in networks set to include specialist staff, in bid to reduce hospital attendances”

 https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/how-services-gp-surgeries-set-3086357

 

p. 20 “Patient with mental health issues sent 148 miles from home, family for treatment”, subtitled 150 people sent out of county for care, due to lack of beds, costing £22.7k each”

 https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/patient-sent-148-miles-away-3087386

 

p. 26 “Diabetes champion appointed” Dr Raj Than, CCGs and Diabetes UK

 

p. 28 “Mums can text expert for mental health help”, subtitled “Service first in country” – Mum’s Mind ChatHealth, also giving training to midwives and health visitors to identify vulnerable women

 

 18th

p. 12 NATIONAL, brief: “Skin cancer increase” – by 45% in a decade

 

p. 20 “NHS unit recognised by experts” – Leicester Agnes Unit, providing in-patient care for adults with learning disabilities

 

17th

p. 24 “NHS offering self-care tips” – a booklet

 

16th

p. 7 “City hospitals missed chance to save £22m when cleaning company plans fell through”

 https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/leicester-hospitals-missed-chance-save-3076136