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NHS England hosts ‘Transforming the Health Visiting Service’ event

Health visitors joined GPs, local authority colleagues and other stakeholders for NHS England’s ‘Transforming the Health Visiting Service’ event during March. The purpose of the event was to update stakeholders on the changes to the health visiting service and seek views on NHS England’s new campaign to promote health visitors and the five key visits […]

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Update on the St Luke’s project – March

Update on the St Luke’s project provided by Andrew Donoghue, NHS Property Services Regional Programme Manager and Dr David Sharp, Director for Commissioning Operations for NHS England in Leicestershire. This briefing is on behalf of NHS England, NHS Property Services and East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG, to the Community Leadership Scrutiny Panel of Harborough District Council […]

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Helping people with Dementia

In this article, Dr Sunil Gupta, GP and Clinical Advisor for Dementia (Midlands and East) at NHS England has invited Dave Ash, Regional Operations Manager for West Midlands at Alzheimer’s Society to discuss how you can help the fight against dementia by becoming a Dementia Friend. Message from Dr Sunil Gupta, GP and Clinical Advisor […]

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Burton Road Surgery

NHS England has announced that it has secured a new provider for GP services at Burton Road Surgery in Lincoln. Universal Health Ltd will take over the running of the surgery from the existing provider as from Wednesday 1 July 2015. In a letter sent first class to registered patients on Monday 9 March, Dr […]

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Future of County Hospital, Stafford – Joint statement from NHS England and the NHS TDA

“Any suggestion that there has been consideration given to the closure of Stafford hospital is false and irresponsible. “Not only were the Trust Special Administrator recommendations to see the County Hospital remain as a district general hospital with an A&E accepted by the Secretary of State for Health, over £250m to implement those recommendations and […]

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Free flu vaccinations for staff working in care homes in Coventry, Herefordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire

Staff working in care homes in Coventry, Herefordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire are being offered the opportunity to be protected against seasonal flu this winter. The free flu vaccinations are available from participating GP practices and many pharmacies in these areas until 31 March 2015. Dr Ash Banerjee, Screening and Immunisations Lead says: “Our aim is […]

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Update on the St Luke’s project

Update on the St Luke’s project provided by Dr David Sharp, Director for NHS England in Leicestershire, on behalf of NHS England, NHS Property Services and East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG, to the Community Leadership Scrutiny Panel of Market Harborough District Council on Thursday 15 January 2015. Thank you for inviting me back again to […]

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Decision now made for patients at 18 The Parade, Oadby

The formal consultation, undertaken by NHS England in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire to determine the next steps for patients registered at 18 The Parade, Oadby has now concluded. NHS England wrote to all patients asking them to complete a survey on the how they would like GP services to be delivered in their local area, as […]

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