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September

Writing's on the Wall for Everybody's Reading!

29 September 2014
Artwork inspired by the themes of zombies and Leicester’s lost literary heroes will shine a spotlight on the rich artistic talents of people in the mental health community for this year’s Everybody’s Reading festival in Leicester.

6,000 years of service and dedication to the NHS

26 September 2014
More than 6,000 years of dedication to the NHS has been recognised by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust.

Nominate health staff for exceptional care

25 September 2014
The nomination deadline for the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s Celebrating Excellence Awards has been extended until Friday 03 October 2014 and this is your final chance to nominate staff at LPT who have provided exceptional care.

Band to 'tour' mental health wards

17 September 2014
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is teaming up with acclaimed Leicester band Refuge who are spearheading a series of ‘music gigs’ for staff and patients on its mental health wards.

David and Lara dig in for Rutland Memorial Hospital garden

08 September 2014
Landscape gardening expert David Penny and Lara Hobbs get work under way as Rutland Memorial Hospital revamps its courtyard garden. Over the coming weeks Mr Penny’s team will be transforming the area into a stimulating therapeutic garden for patients, visitors and staff at the hospital in Cold Overton Road, Oakham.

Balls to Stop set to kick off new season

01 September 2014
Balls to Stop, a unique stop-smoking campaign run in partnership between the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trsut Stop Smoking Service, Community Projects Plus and Soar Media, is set to start a new season of activity, which will see new ambassadors and supporters promote the help on offer to people wishing to kick the habit. 

August

Leicestershire Recovery College celebration event - 6 Sept

26 August 2014
Members of the public are being invited to a free event on Saturday 6 September to celebrate the success of the Leicestershire Recovery College.

Mental health crisis house moves a step further forward

22 August 2014
The development of a mental health crisis house for people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland has moved a step further forward. Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is inviting tenders for the provision of short-term, intensive support for service users who need additional help during times of mental health crisis.

LPT Celebrating Excellence - call for nominations

19 August 2014
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) are inviting patients, service users and carers to nominate staff who have shown exceptional care. LPT provides mental health, learning disability and community health services across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and will be holding their annual Celebrating Excellence awards this autumn.

Fit for Future – Review of Community Health Services in Ashby

15 August 2014 
Community-based nursing and therapy in North West Leicestershire has developed and expanded sufficiently to commence a phased implementation of a report called Fit for Future: Community Health Services in Ashby.

LPT takes Pride in backing city centre equality parade

13 August 2014
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust will be flying the flag for equality as a participant in this year's Leicester Pride event which begins at 11am on Saturday 30 August 2014 at Victoria Park.

LPT celebrating diversity at Cosmopolitan Carnival

12 August 2014
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is pleased to announce that they will be participating in the Leicester City Cosmopolitan Carnival to celebrate diversity in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland on Saturday 23rd August.

Well Family Clinics Roadshow in Oadby and Wigston

8 August 2014
LPT's Health and Wellbeing Service is hosting a series of Well Family Clinics in partnership with Oadby and Wigston Borough Council. Local families can find out more about improving their health and wellbeing through a range of fun health activities, and the opportunity to receive information and advice, free health checks and free leisure passes. Read more

The LPT Big Event - Health and Wellbeing 

5 August 2014
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is delighted to announce that they are hosting a ‘Big Event’ on Friday 19th September at Devonshire Place on London Road in Leicester. The occasion will focus on health and wellbeing and is aimed at patients, service users, carers, Trust members and the public and will be packed with information about the Trust and its services.

Cancer screening pioneers make awards shortlist

4 August 2014
Three LPT staff are part of a team nominated for a national Nursing Times award this year, for ground-breaking work to increase take up of cancer screening among people with learning disabilities.

July

'Learning Lessons to Improve Care' - Publication of a Quality Review in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

31 July 2014
Local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) have today published a 'quality review' conducted into previous patient cases in order to understand where lessons about care could be learned.

Fit for Future - community health services in Ashby

25 July 2014
A review of community health services in the Ashby area is to be considered by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust board members when they meet on Thursday July 31.

Royal standard for health help by text nurse

18 July 2014
A Leicestershire school nurse has been granted the prestigious title of Queen's Nurse for her role in transforming the way young people can access NHS healthcare. 

Adult mental health and learning disability services director

17 July 2014
Teresa Smith has been appointed director of adult mental health and learning disability services for Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT). Teresa now heads up one of three divisions in LPT, leading the work of around 1,400 of the Trust’s 5,400-strong workforce

Date is set for work to start on Rutland Memorial Hospital garden

16 July 2014
Work is due to begin to transform a courtyard at Rutland Memorial Hospital into a therapeutic garden for patients, visitors and staff. The work, costing £38,000, is being paid for using part of a bequest from Uppingham undertaker Edward Toon, who left more than £150,000 to the hospital.

New drive to boost physical health care at Bradgate

14 July 2014
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has appointed its first dedicated physical health nurse as part of a new drive to improve the quality of physical health care provided for adults on its acute mental health wards at the Bradgate Mental Health Unit.

Lord Bradley visits liaison and diversion pilot

11 July 2014
Lord Bradley of Withington visited Leicester yesterday (Thursday 10 July 2014) to see at first hand pioneering work to improve the care of people with mental ill health who come into contact with the criminal justice system.

Call for views on plans for out-of-hours support line

11 July 2014
LPT plans to launch a new out-of-hours telephone service to provide 24-hour support for people to support for people receiving care from community-based mental health teams.

LPT meets essential standards at Glen Parva - CQC

7 July 2014
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is meeting all essential healthcare standards at Glen Parva Young Offenders Institute and Remand Centre in Wigston.

Views sought to  help us shape crisis house plans

3 July 2014
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is exploring ways to develop a ‘crisis house’ providing short-term, intensive support for people who need additional help during times of mental health crisis.

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