79) 26/3/18 – 31/3/18


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


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.


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”


 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


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



 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


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