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2014/15 Marginal Rate Emergency Tariff (MRET) investment in Specialised Services

Demand for prescribed specialised services has grown at a faster rate than other healthcare services. Although improvements in efficiency contribute to managing this situation, stretching our limited finances ever more thinly over a rising number of patients puts unsustainable pressure on service quality. Achieving more in terms of prevention, early intervention and demand management is […]

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Burton Road Surgery

Following a consultation exercise, NHS England in Lincolnshire has written to all patients currently registered with the surgery to explain the decision taken regarding the future of services at Burton Road Surgery, together with a summary report detailing the feedback received from the patient consultation. Patients were invited through a survey to state their preference for one […]

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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, at the Community Leadership Scrutiny Panel in Market Harborough on Thursday 11 September 2014. Thank you for inviting me back again to give councillors […]

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Needle free flu vaccinations for Years 7 & 8 school children in Coventry, Herefordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire

Years 7 & 8 school children, born on or between 1 September 2001 and 31 August 2003, in Coventry, Herefordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire are being offered the opportunity to be protected against seasonal flu this winter. The needle free flu vaccines, which are free, should be available from participating GP practices and many pharmacies in […]

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Burton Road Surgery

NHS England in Lincolnshire has announced that Burton Road Surgery will continue to be run by the current provider, Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust, until 30 June 2015. Dr David Sharp, Area Director for NHS England in Lincolnshire, said: “We have listened to the views of patients and recognised that we need to consult […]

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Contractors appointed to take forward St Luke’s Hospital Integrated Health Hub plans

The proposed multi-million development of St Luke’s Hospital Integrated Health Hub in Market Harborough is a step closer to commencing. NHS Property Services Ltd has appointed Morgan Sindall of Birmingham as the contractor to progress the plans and build the new facility once final approval is given. Morgan Sindall has been appointed through an established […]

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Update on the St Luke’s project provided by Dr David Sharp, Area Director, NHS England Leicestershire & Lincolnshire

Update on the St Luke’s project provided by Dr David Sharp, Area Director, NHS England Leicestershire & Lincolnshire, on behalf of NHS England, NHS Property Services and East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG at a Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee in Market Harborough on Thursday 15 May 2014. “Thank you for inviting me back this evening. […]

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University of Derby Students called for blood testing after potential infection risk identified

NHS England has been working with Public Health England (PHE) and the University of Derby to undertake an investigation into the vaccination and blood testing procedures of a healthcare worker, formerly contracted to provide services within the Occupational Health Service at the University of Derby. The investigation has examined all available University of Derby health […]

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