76) 16/4/18 – 21/4/18



Local health heroes in line for an award” – NHS70 Parliamentary Awards, nominations by Jon Ashworth


***“£20m in health cuts looming”, subtitled “GP group in west of county warns of difficult choices in coming year”


Health bosses in part of Leicestershire say they need to to make more than £20 million of cuts this year, on top of some £16 million already saved in the past 12 months.


p. 9 “Inspectors order GPs to stop treating patients”, subtitled “Locums take over following notice ‘on safety grounds’”


p. 11 £1m boost for medical research”


p. 7 “Callous scam that made me fear for life of my husband” – caller ringing with report of an accident and demanding money for urgent surgical treatment, which he claimed the NHS would not provide – I hope this will be a one-off


p. 10 “Chance to assess risk of diabetes” – Diabetes Prevention Week, NHS programme


p. 20 “’Gender pay gap in NHS must be addressed’” – Margot Parker, MEP