10/7/17 – 16/7/17

15th
Surgery marks completion of £1.1m revamp” – Long Lane Surgery, Coalvill

14th
letter by William T Quinton under “Mental health: We need a revolution”

**p. 21 “New heart centre plea”, subtitled “Minister urged to halt the ‘flawed’ consultation process” – Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland joint health scrutiny committee, made up of city and county councillors
https://www.leicester.gov.uk/news/news-story-details/?nId=89261

 

13th
MP in pledge on better mental health services”, subtitled “Patients call for faster GP services and care provided closer to home” and “Art and Advice”, the latter referring to the LPT’s new users’ guide book (LPT Yellow Book) – Nicky Morgan is the MP

12th
4 “Best and worst of county GPs’ surgeries revealed” – patient survey by NHS England
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/best-and-worst-gp-surgeries-revealed-how-has-your-centre-performed/story-30435873-detail/story.html

pages 6 and 7 “’I want to tell people about how deadly this condition is. I am very lucky to be here still’” – all about sepsis, featuring improvements in diagnosis and prompt treatment and the new sepsis team
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/sepsis-victim-i-want-to-tell-people-how-deadly-this-condition-is-i-m-lucky-to-be-here/story-30435919-detail/story.html

http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/evington-medical-centre-ranked-in-bottom-0-5-of-gp-surgeries-in-england/story-30435862-detail/story.html

 

11th
a letter by J Lovett under “Too long to wait in emergency” – it reveals life-threatening waiting times

p. 18(CCGs) “Health chiefs urged to rethink care shake-up”, subtitled “Fears over new limits on cost of nursing the vulnerable” – under proposed changes, home care may no longer be funded in cases where nursing home care works out cheaper

 

10th
Heart centre campaigners in message to NHS England”, subtitled “Last rally in city centre before consultation ends on closure proposal”

p. 15 a letter on the Glenfield heart centre by Rosemary Methven under “I’m calling on NHS England to act humanely”

 

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