4/9/17 – 9/9/17

Sat 9th

Learn about work of NHS clinical team” – small article about two meetings: a) open meeting at the Centre for Medicine, University Road, 6.30 pm next Tuesday b) monthly meeting at St. John’s House, open to the public, also next Tuesday, 1 pm

Thurs 7th

Calls to delay hospital car park fees rise”, subtitled “Patients’ panel to lobby bosses”

p. 11 “Two wards told to improve”, subtitled “Hospital inspectors found failings in patient care and safety at infirmary” – wards for stomach-, bowel- and liver disease
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/two-hospital-wards-leicester-royal-435877

p. 19 “Glenfield Hospital extends services with £13.2m centre”, subtitled “Latest treatments for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels”

p. 20 “Health guidance welcomed” – NICE, on diagnosis and management of endometriosis

Wed 6th

“Hospital parking charges up by 10 %”
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/cost-parking-leicester-hospitals-increase-426600
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/how-much-car-parking-prices-426563

p. 16 “Invite to meet firm taking on patient travel”, subtitled “Non-999 transport provider talk -TASL

p. 20 “’Shared vision offers people improved end of life care’”, subtitled “Integrated services now a reality” – CCGs, hospitals, LPT, local authorities and voluntary sector

Tues 5th

“Rising costs responsible for plan to shut surgery”, subtitled “Patients’ views sought as GP reveals closure decision” – Narborough Health Centre (interesting: Dr Kapur also has surgery in Leicester City)
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/gp-surgery-set-close-leaving-427876

Appeal for organ donors
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/health/more-hundred-people-die-leicestershire-421097

p. 15 a letter by Dr William Davies, APT, under “Medical staff, your work is wonderful” – re. the current suicide inquest, praising the staff at the LPT’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

p. 15 a letter, no name, under “Not let in with my assistance dog” – complaining of Leicester Hospitals now banning assistance dogs other than patients’ own (i.e. visitors’ dogs)4/

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