71) 4/6/18 – 9/6/18

Babies born in Leicester TWICE as likely to be underweight as national average – the worst rate in the whole UK

It’s putting our youngsters at risk


Records of the STIs have hit a six-year high



*“Women’s hospital planned for city”, subtitled “£93 million ‘option for long term’ revamp at infirmary” and “Centre would be only one of its kind in the East Midlands if £93m scheme goes ahead”

A purpose-built women’s hospital costing £93 million could be built on the Leicester Royal Infirmary site. The unit, which would house maternity services as well as gynaecology and fertility services, could be built opposite the entrance to the new adult A&E department. The proposed stand-alone …


 NATIONAL “NHS staff pay deal




Outcry as computer support service faces axe” – county council’s CareOnLine, incl. Support for stroke and accident victims

p. 18 “MP heading the field at run to mark 70 years of the NHS” – Jon Ashworth, Leicester Victoria parkrun Sat 9th June


£58m savings must be made on healthcare in Leicestershire this year..Where?. 



Ex-conference centre to be care home” – Highpoint Glenfield Road, formerly convent and chapel, big private nursing home   


Nurses’ accommodation plan” – private firm’s building application-


p 31 a letter by Graham Webb under “Amazing experience during hospital stay” – in praise of Glenfield

 p. 16 “City experts are leading world in asthma research” – team from UL and Leicester Hospitals