11/9/17 – 16/9/17

14th Sept
“Have a say on health services” – East Leics. And Rutland CCG’s AGM – public can ask questions Tuesday 26th September

p. 18 “Local hero to open town’s health centre” – St. Luke’s Treatment Centre

15th Sept
Force at ‘breaking point’ over big rise in 999 calls”, subtitled “Concern as officers deal with more mental health cases” – police: “It is clear that underfunding the NHS, specifically mental health services, is having an effect on the work of the police”

p. 16 “MP visits children’s heart unit at hospital” – David Tredinnik

p. 21 “Chance to find a job with NHS”, subtitled “Recruitment fair opportunities”

p. 34 “Calls for carers to get more support”, subtitled “Those looking after dementia sufferers urged to contact their GPs” – NHS and Carers Centre, World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

14th Sept
“Have a say on health services” – East Leics. And Rutland CCG’s AGM – public can ask questions

13th
“Ops switched amid fears for patient safety” – complex reconstructive surgery for mouth cancer; sent elsewhere after concerns
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/mouth-cancer-surgery-stopped-leicesters-463228

p. 16 “Mental health patients take up help offer”, subtitled “Big increase in self-referrals”

p. 18 “Hi-tech new service open at Glenfield”, subtitled “13.2m Leicester vascular institute and hybrid theatre”

12th
Pages 12 and 13 “Caring at its Best at our city hospitals”, subtitled “Ward staff and volunteers honoured for their work going above and beyond supporting patients and their families”

p. 19 NHS talks to ensure ward winter ready”, subtitled “’Dangerously short of beds’ fear”

11th
“Event offers cancer help” – info and advice for head and neck cancer sufferers, various agencies, incl. UHLT

 

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