012) 4/12/17 – 9/12/17


p 8 “Vomiting bug outbreak hits visiting times”, subtitled “Hospital introduces restrictions as staff battle to contain norovirus” -LRI

p. 22 “Quiz board on NHS body” – city CCG public meeting at St. John’s House, next Tuesday, 12th DEC 1 pm

National news

More than one in three teenagers are now overweight or obese, a new study has found. Researchers have found that 20 per cent of 14-year- olds in the UK are obese …

The shocking reason why women are less likely to receive …
New research has found that men are 23 per cent more likely to survive cardiac arrest suffered in a public place than their female counterparts. The new study, which …

p. 32 “Firm set to take over at city surgery” – Bowling Green Street Surgery, Derbyshire Health United

p. 11 “One out of six appointments cancelled by city hospitals”, subtitled “’Budget failed to ease problem’ ”Hospitals in Leicester cancelled one in six appointments last year. Figures show that 249,657 outpatient appointments were cancelled by the University Hospitals of …
p. 16 NATIONAL: “Amputation claim” – a woman suing two healthcare trusts saying that not treating a foot ulcer properly had led to partial leg amputation

p. 21 “Volunteers needed for county study into effects of diabetes medication”
Study finds weight loss could be cure to type 2 diabetes

p. 21 “MEP backing calls to ban operations” – Margot Parker; vaginal mesh ops for prolapse

Dec 4th
Leicester-Royal-InfirmaryOne in 6 APPOINTMENTS CANCELLED IN UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTERFigures show hospital cancellations are rising