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January

Murder puts mental health in the spotlight

29 January 2016

Death is coming to Dunton Gusset – bringing with it a high body count and a night full of laughs. That’s the promise of Leicester comedians Rob Gee and Matt Hollins - and a cast of mental health service users from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s Bright Sparks arts in mental health group. They take to the stage on Friday 5 February .with the comedy whodunnit, Death Comes to Dunton Gusset, their eighth annual Comedy Asylum performance

Rutland receives a breastfeeding boost

29 January 2016 

LPT is proud to announce the upcoming graduation of the latest cohort of ten mothers who have completed their training to become breastfeeding peer supporters in the Rutland area.

Celebrating Excellence Awards 2015 - call for nominations

27 January 2016

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is inviting patients, service users and carers to nominate individual members of staff or teams who have shown exceptional care over the past year for a Celebrating Excellence award.

LPT showcases mental health ward and prison health jobs

26 January 2016

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, one of the county’s largest NHS employers, is driving up its recruitment call to qualified nurses – with an invitation to a jobs event this Saturday, 30 January.

Prestigious international Baby Friendly award for Leicestershire's health visiting service

25 January 2016

In recognition of the high quality of its infant feeding support, LPT’s health visiting service has been awarded the prestigious and internationally-recognised Baby Friendly Award.

Elizabeth Rowbotham appointed as non-executive director at LPT

11 January 2016

Mrs Rowbotham, who has a wealth of NHS knowledge and experience has been appointed to the role of non-executive director on Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust's board.

Recovery College courses at three new sites

08 January 2016

Leicestershire Recovery College is expanding into three new sites in 2016 to make it easier than ever for adult mental health service users to access free courses to help boost their recovery and resilience

Nurse recruitment event - Oakham

06 January 2016

We are holding a recruitment event for qualified nurses at Rutland Memorial Hospital on Saturday January 16.

Nurse recruitment event - City

06 January 2016

We are holding a recruitment event for qualified nurses at the Evington Centre, Leicester, on Saturday January 9.

Hospital's new community health facilities unveiled

4 January 2015

Community mental health service users in Charnwood are being invited to take a ‘sneak preview’ of modern new outpatient facilities which open this month at Loughborough Hospital.

 

February 

New website launched for Eating Disorders Awareness Week

24.02.16

Our Adult Eating Disorders Service is launching a new website offering support and advice to coincide with Eating Disorders Awareness Week.

Acclaim for project that saves care home residents from painful wounds

23.02.16

An LPT project has seen dramatic falls in the numbers of care home residents suffering from painful and potentially fatal pressure ulcers. The project has been shortlisted in the 2016 Journal of Wound Care Awards.

LPT leads the way with physical health project

15.02.16

We have received national praise for a project which aims to improve the physical health of our mental health patients.

Celebration as work starts on new £4.5m HD facility

12.02.16

A celebration event will mark the launch of construction on a new purpose-built £4.5m facility for our specialist Huntington's Disease mental health sercvice. LPT chair Cathy Ellis will don a safety helmet and climb aboard a cherry picker to tighten the last bolt in the frame of the building on the Stewart House site in Narborough

Patients back Intensive Community Support

12.02.16

At least 95 per cent of patients, carers and relatives have said they would recommend our Intensive Community Support Service in each of the past three months. ICS treats patients in their own home who otherwise would have needed a hospital bed.

Hospital visitors talk mental health - in their hundreds

9.02.16

A 'Time to Talk' roadshow by a team of occupational therapists from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has been hailed a success after nearly 700 hospital visitors to time to talk to them about mental health.

Joint statement from Interserve plc and Leicestershire NHS Trusts

8 February 2016

Interserve plc, University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust and NHS Property Services have today announced that the current contracts to provide estates and facilities management services will expire earlier than the original contract term.

Jobs open evening, Market Harborough

02 February 2016

We are holding a nurse recruitment open evening at St Luke's Hospital, Market Harborough, on Wednesday February 10 between 4pm and 7pm. We have a number of vacancies for qualified nurses on our two inpatient wards at the hospital.

NHS staff and patients encouraged to ‘talk mental health’

1 February 2016

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust will be marking Time to Talk day on February 4 in a number of ways, supporting the wider Time to Change campaign to stop mental health discrimination.

March

Wendy retires after 48 years' mental health nursing

31.03.2016

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s longest-serving member of staff has retired after a 48-year career providing mental health care for thousands of people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Continuing to celebrate our Valued Stars

21.03.2016

Community mental health nurse, Julie Chaplin, has been awarded our ninth Valued Star of the month award, after being nominated by her patient for helping to transform their life.

Man who fell into nursing becomes Queen's Nurse

17.03.2016

David Leeson said he fell into nursing 36 lears ago. Now he has been made a Queen's Nurse, recognising him as one of the profession's leaders.

Improvements flow from patient experiences

16.03.2016

We have used the comments from more than 13,000 patients, relatives and carers last year to improve our services - and to tell staff where they are doing an excellent job.

Celebrating our breastfeeding peer supporters

14.03.16

A special celebration event is being held on Wednesday 16 March to mark the five year anniversary of the involvement of some of our breastfeeding peer supporters in the Blaby, Wigston and Oadby area.

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