00000007 29/4/19 – 12/5/19

12th May

People are being turned away from walk in centres if they don’t have an appointment

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/people-being-turned-away-walk-2855717

The 35 election candidates who signed a letter about the future of Leicester’s hospitals

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/35-election-candidates-who-signed-2819557

 

1st May

National “Blood scandal vow” – pledge to victims

p. 12 NATIONAL: “New inquiry into hospital scandal” – painkiller scandal, Gosport

 p. 22 “Could your experiences of mental health help others?”, subtitled “Bid to recruit peer support workers”

 

April 30th

Leicester carehome provider on the verge of collapse

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/leicester-care-home-provider-verge-2814378

 

April 29th

p. 12 NATIONAL, brief: “Prostate cancer hope” – targeted one-dose radiotherapy for low-risk cases proved effective

p. 15 a letter by Tom Barker, SONHSL, under “We want to see an NHS that is fit for purpose” – meeting on 6th April