000008 6/8/18 – 11/8/18

10th

Researcher wins top award” and “Study aims to improve heart disease tests” – award of £1.95m by NIHR to study early signs of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes

8th

Start made on £1.6m sex health clinic in Haymarket”, subtitled “New central location for services” – with debate over whether it is discrete enough.

It comes as syphilis and gonorrhoea cases hit a 6 year high in Leicestershire

 p. 12 “Views sought on changes to prescribed medicines”, subtitled “Survey over treatment you can buy over the counter at chemist” – i.e. whether and which medicines should no longer be free on the NHS

 https://www.leicestercityccg.nhs.uk/news/ccg-news/local-nhs-calls-for-patients-to-find-out-more-about-changes-to-prescribing/

p. 16 “Cancer skin extended to men”, subtitled “Charity helps to mitigate visible side effects” – Look Good Feel Better, sessions run in hospitals by Macmilla

7th

Mental health care for new mums gets boost”, subtitled “Extra £460,000 funding will see support team double in size”

http://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/Library/AMHLD21_18LPTwinsbidfor460000todoubleperinatalmentalhealthservice.pdf

6th

**NHS spin-off company plan is scrapped” – cleaning and maintenance plans see – LM 6.8.18

 p. 13 “Postcode lottery in rehab care for patients, MP told” – Jon Ashworth, lack of rehab facilities

p. 26 NATIONAL, brief: “Organ donor revamp” – plans for opt-out system

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