007 15/1/18 – 22/1/18

22nd
**Why I quit;nurse lays bare state of the NHS – Nurse explains why she’s leaving NHS in brutally honest letter -“Could you, with a conscience carry on?”

http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/why-quit-nurse-leaving-nhs-1100951
“Mum’s agony over mystery disability of her daughter” – three-year-old, there may be future questions over pregnancy and perinatal care
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/leicester-mums-agonising-mystery-3-1066358

p. 16 NATIONAL “Women’s smear fear” – young women too embarrassed to go for test

p. 7 “Fraught first month for NHS patient transporters”, subtitled “Report highlights service’s early failings as patients brand it ‘farcical’” – Thames Ambulance Service

p. 23 “New NHS service will provide care closer to home” – new vascular service at St. Luke’s, Market Harborough
http://llralliance.nhs.uk/news/2018/vascular-clinic-now-available-to-patients-in-the-heart-of-the-local-community

20th
NATIONAL “Tory claims over NHS funds ‘fake’” – tory claims
p. 19 a letter, no name, under “Internal chaos to blame at hospital” – blaming the lack of leadership and funding letter anon
p. 19 a letter by Tom Barker, Leicester Socialist Party, under “People power can save the NHS”

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p. 22 “Mental health services receive £300,000 boost”, subtitled “Dedicated ambulance provided using Government cash”

18th
p. 16 NATIONAL “GP workload worries”

p. 22 “Hospitals forge links with China” – for research, training and education

16th
“Scarlet fever cases at seven-year high” – illness now no longer as virulent as it used to be

13th

“Z200 cases for city treatment centre over festive and new year period”, subtitled “Bid to reduce alcohol-related violence” – joined venture by police and Emas, putting temporary treatment centre in ambulance parked near Clock Tower

http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/man-ruptures-throat-sneezing-prompting-1064463

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