12/11/17 – 19/11/17

18th
Don’t ignore us, say city’s young carers”, subtitled “Call for NHS to recognise their role with a ‘family-friendly crisis plan’”

17th
16550100-1-2   p11. “MP Ashworth is backing bid to save pharmacy”, subtitled “Hundreds sign petition after news to shut Lloyds branch” – only pharmacy in St. Mathews; Department of Health accused of ‘lack of concern’
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/mp-backs-campaign-save-leicester-785019

pages 22 and 23 “Thousands are helped to ward off the threat of type 2 diabetes”, subtitled “As an NHS prevention programme celebrates an encouraging start, a participant explains how it has helped him take control of his health”

15th
Two items about innovations pioneered or introduced in Leicester:

p. 13 “Model patient Jeremy has key role in X-ray research”, subtitled “Synthetic human-shaped figure a training aid for staff and students” – simulating live patients in many ways

p. 17 “Pioneering lung disease test could change my life”, subtitled “Simple device gives early warning of an attack to sufferers like Martin” – could prevent hospitalisations and save patients’ jobs

Nuffield Health, in a sponsored article:
p. 29 “Hospital invests in breast cancer treatment” – a Rapid Access Breast Clinic

14th
p. 15 a letter by Jane Trantom under “Why the NHS is alive and well” – all positive experiences with eye surgery

p. 16 “Use the web – and stay safe and well” – new Self Care campaign aimed at elderly

13th
GettyImages-468161956  Revolutionary new pacemaker technique could help people with heart failure
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/revolutionary-new-pacemaker-technique-could-754161

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