19/6/17 – 24/6/17

24th
Sickle cell information”, subtitled “Drive to educate people about living with blood disorder” – more helpful information for sufferers about coping with disease needed
23rd
Help wanted for care plans” –  West Leics. CCG/patient participation

p. 16 “Diabetes prevention scheme is rolled out”, subtitled “Patients to be educated on healthy lifestyles”

22nd
p. 20 “Patient groups get cash boost”, subtitled “£1,500 grants will help vital work” – ten groups
***“Family’s £32,000 gift to hospital where daughter was saved” – by Ecmo, to buy another machine
“Ambulance crews feel the heat”, subtitled “Scorching weather sparks the busiest day of year with 3,145 calls”
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/ambulance-service-receives-more-than-2-500-calls-due-to-hot-weather/story-30398439-detail/story.html

p. 20 “Insulin safety awareness is key message at hospitals”, subtitled “Diabetes team brief 1,000 staff”

p. 22 “Can you help study into living with autism?” – LPNT-backed study

p. 25 “Mayur elected GP’s president”, subtitled “Sileby family doctor to be leader of national body from November” – Mayur Lakhani

21st
Health advice at your fingertips” – about on-line GP services

19th
Woman, 83, in 11-hour wait for lift home from hospital”, subtitled “(ARRIVA)Transport boss issues apology”
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/market-harborough-pensioner-left-waiting-11-hours-for-lift-home-from-leicester-royal-infirmary/story-30396631-detail/story.html

p. 22 “Bid to raise awareness of an ‘invisible’ disease”, subtitled “Drive to educate people to mark World Sickle Cell Day” – in Leicester, they should also raise awareness of Thalassaemia, which affects the Asian community in a somewhat similar way

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