0001 26/3/18 – 31/3/18

31st 

p. 32 “NHS centre ‘is proving a hit’”, subtitled “47,000 treated during first year” – St. Luke’s Centre, Market Harborough

https://www.harboroughmail.co.uk/news/st-luke-s-in-market-harborough-treats-47-000-patients-in-its-first-year-1-8436891

St Luke’s Treatment Centre in Market Harborough has welcomed 47,000 patients in its first year, according to figures released this week by the NHS.

30th

Real headache for A&E”, subtitled “Thousands with potentially minor ailments turning up” -the article also states that “the real pressure… comes from the increasing number of patients with multiple and complex problems….. due to inadequate bed numbers”

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/coughs-sore-throats-blocked-noses-1387535

 p. 19 a letter by Jo Walsh under “No wonder NHS is such a mess” – highlighting the consequences of staff shortages on the secretarial side

 p. 19 an unnamed letter under “A parking puzzler at the infirmary” – asking whether people with no business at the LRI use its parking facilities

28th

Stench’ forces pensioner to discharge himself from city hospital”, subtitled “Health chief apologises to family” – LRI

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/pensioners-care-hospital-woeful-says-1362890

26th

 a letter by Adam Krupa under “Medical staff rose above challenges” 

p. 25 “Award nomination for new approach to dementia care”, subtitled “Treatment is influenced by knowledge of patients’ lives” – LPT won grant for Enriched Model of Dementia, findings to be disseminated

Faith communities…..Diabetes awareness walk Victoria park

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/faith-communities-leicester-turn-out-1382103

 Health campaigners and supporters joined members of the city’s Dawoodi Bohra Community and other faiths to support the event

 

 

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