57) 3/10/18 – 13/10/13


p. 21 “Dementia strategy discussed” – county council

pages 22 and 23 all about various services LOROS provides

 P. 32 NATIONAL “Cannabis on NHS from next month”



*Pages 16 and 17 “You should have consulted public, NHS bosses are told” – long and detailed with campaign pictures

Operations have been cancelled and £30million ring-fenced for improvements to intensive care in Leicester’s hospitals could be at risk as health bosses decide if they will consult the public …



*p. 5 “How new children’s heart unit will look”, subtitled “Planning permission sought for £10 Million  move from Glenfield to Royal Infirmary”

This is how Leicester’s renowned children’s heart unit will look after it relocates from Glenfield Hospital to the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Hospital bosses have submitted plans a £10 …

NATIONAL, brief: “Stripped of contracts” – NHS contracts with waste disposal firm

p. 27 a letter by Anne Bond, retired nursing officer, under “No apology offered for hospital ordeal” – frightening experience in a mixed ward, badly handled


**Leicester council to cut £605 from health lifestyle budget

. The changes will see the department’s budget released by £605,000.

**Concern as Leicester Council plans more than £350k cuts to services for city’s most vulnerable people

More than £350,000 of cuts to services used by some of the most vulnerable people in Leicester are to be approved. Leicester City Council has announced a raft of planned savings as it seeks to …

Alzheimer’s study success” – Leicester researcher’s successful volunteer recruiting 

p. 13 “Day Therapy department set to open” – at Loros, incl. Outpatients service 

p. 21 “New mums invited to free clinic” – private Abdominal Check Clinic to fill perceived NHS gap

 p. 23 “Accolade for caring Rutland” – incl. for local DHSC  and NHS co-operation

Rutland is number one in the country when it comes to providing integrated health and social care services for residents, according to the latest national rankings released by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).



Task force is working to raise awareness of malnutrition problem” – Malnutrition Awareness Week; Leicester’s Hospitals’ Nutrition and Dietetic Service

 p. 29 a letter, unnamed, under “Prescription rethink unfair to the elderly” – end of ordering via pharmacy creating big problem for 87-year-old