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13th July

Patient sent 148 miles away from loved ones for treatment

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

How services at GP surgeries are set to change

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

refers to County Council discussion of Primary Care Networks.

 

p. 2 “Key questions on city hospitals plans answered” – this is basically the same as on Wednesday, with a few words altered/added/left out and paragraphs re-arranged, same picture too

Leicester hospitals missed chance to save £22m by not setting up cleaning and maintenance company

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/6 news/health/leicester-hospitals-missed-chance-save-307613 

article based on UHL AGM on 4th July

p. 21 “University and health trusts to work together” – signing a Memorandom of Understanding to form Leicestershire Academic Health Partnership (LAHP)

Babies born and bacon butties, a year at Leicester’s hospitals

 https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/babies-born-bacon-butties-year-3083976

p. 24 “£1m for cardiac research” – UL from BHF

12th July

p. 3 “GP surgery moves as part of expansion plan” – Dr. Gurvinder Singh’s Surgery from Pasley Road Health Centre to Sturdee Road Health and  Wellbeing Centre

p. 11 “Images show how children’s hospital could look as bid for £7.5m launched” -a public fund-raising bid

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/new-pictures-reveal-how-35m-3080411

10th July

Pages 6 and 7 “PROTESTS AND QUESTIONS AS NHS  BOSSES MEET PUBLIC” – THURSDAY’S MEETING 4thJuly

 https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/protesters-angry-plans-sell-two-3069156

p. 12 NATIONAL, brief: “Alexa helps patients” – Amazon’s AI on NHS website 

p. 24 “Diabetes village opens at centre” – a pilot at the Merlyn Vaz Centre to give access to vital services for diabetics

8th July

p. 18 “MP backs diabetes care call” – Jon Ashworth; new national standards

6th

p. 21 “Hospital web help for children with autism” – to make visits easier

5th

p. 22 “Cancer message targets obesity” – local poster campaign

4th

Page 1, 4 and 5 “QUESTIONS OVER £367M FOR HOSPITALS”, subtitled NEW FUNDING RULES HIT PLANS; ACTION NEEDED TO PROTECT SERVICES” and, pages 4 and 5 “HOSPITALS TRANSFORMATION CASH IN DOUBT”

 https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/im-confident-transformation-leicesters-hospitals-3051388

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/plan-transform-leicesters-hospitals-delayed-3051350

p. 16 “Team hope to drive up car funds” – for vehicle for Community First Response Team; question is whether the NHS relies too much on volunteers

 

p. 21 “Centre helps 8,000 people in its first year”, subtitled “Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service marks milestone – City Council and Public Health England

3rd

p. 8 “Appointment of part-time health chief ‘asking a lot’” after damning report on LPT

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/questions-over-decision-appoint-part-3041957