0000005 5/1/19 – 12/1/19

12th

Leicester charity creates safe space for men to talk about mental healthhttps://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/leicester-charity-creates-safe-space-2419135

patients with cancer ‘harmed’ by botched ops”, subtitled “Hospital apologises, but may face claims for compensation” – oral and maxillo-facial surgery,

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/least-13-people-physically-harmed-2411957

 

Mum hoping for £10,000 to give little Maya more quality of life” – cannabinoid for extreme epilepsy, not available for this child on NHS

 p. 35 a letter by Alicia Wood of Dimensions under “Poor-quality care is still swept under carpet” – for people with learning disabilities

 

11th

Safer Ramadan for those with diabetes offered”, subtitled “Course helps manage fasting” – Leicester Diabetes Centre, urging all Muslims with type 2 diabetes to attend so as to cut down hypoglycaemia and hospitalisation

 Jobs going at hospitals – find out at open day” – one at each of the three main hospitals

 NATIONAL, brief: “NHS ‘fails’ children” – mental health

 

10th

Patients benefit from research” Dr Nicola Ward, into Vitamin B12 dosing for pernicious anaemia 

p. 32 NATIONAL, brief: “’16 visits to A&E’” – average of ‘high-intensity users’

 

9th

 “Massive survey on GP surgery teams” – NHS England

 “’Share NHS details for better care’”, subtitled “Consent must be given to practice” – consent for sharing between different providers necessary

 

8th

Study finds genetic link to heart attack” – spontaneous coronary artery dissection or scad

7th

**Four cancelled ops a day ‘nothing short of scandal’”, subtitled “MP slams NHS Trust as 6 % rise in cancellations is revealed” – Jon Ashworth

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/revealed-number-operations-cancelled-every-2390642

*Figures reveal how many patients treated by Leicester city hospitals over Christmas holiday

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/figures-reveal-how-many-patients-2390216

5th

Anxiety patient numbers soaring”, subtitled “More than 9,000 treated at city’s hospitals” – compared with 2,595 in 2010/11

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/huge-increase-people-being-treated-2382719

You may have noticed that the Prime Minister launched the new NHS long term plan on Monday. If you want to find out the details, here is the link.