LPT News October 2016
Read our latest news round up for partners and stakeholders.
Terry runs for mum
Leicester driver Terry Holland is tackling the Leicester half marathon to raise £2,000 for he service that 'changed my mum's life'
Team on national shortlist
Learning disability health staff from LPT are in the running for a national Royal College of Psychiatrists award.
Thousands of local school children to be protected against flu
LPT's community immunisations team launches its annual nasal flu vaccination programme in local primary schools from 24 October.
Volunteers needed for major study to help parents cope with persistently crying babies
LPT's health visiting service has been working with researchers at De Montfort university on a study into supporting parents of babies who cry excessively.
LPT co-hosts conference on inter-agency collaboration to improve personality disorder care
LPT has co-hosted a conference to look at how agencies could work better together to improve care in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland for people with personality disorders.
Positive mental health campaign being launched with poetic flashmobs
LPT is celebrating positive mental health and wellbeing by co-launching an innovative competition on World Mental Health day (10 Oct 2016), across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The project will launch on 7 Oct with a musical flashmob at Leicester train station to raise awareness of the competition and encourage submissions.
Comfort for relatives of dying patients
We are starting to give packs of toiletries and snacks to relatives of dying patients, who often spend longer than expected at one of our community hospitals.