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July 2015 

Stop the pressure, make the move!

3 July 2015 

LPT and nine other organisations give advice on how to reduce the risk of pressure ulcers by maintaining small but regular movements.

Move it - Boom Summer Parks adventure is here!

03 July 2015

Move it-Boom, the latest innovative summer parks craze has launched from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust. The Trust is inviting all primary school children, parents, families and carers to take part in an active parks adventure.

 

New film urges help stop Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

06 July 2015

A new hard-hitting film has been launched by the Safeguarding Children Boards and three Clinical Commissioning Groups across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR), urging people to be on the look-out for signs of FGM and report them to the police.

Music from mental health wards to EP launch

06 July 2015

A Leicester band that has taken live music gigs and interactive workshops on a ‘tour’ across mental health wards in Leicestershire has recorded a new EP to showcase the work.

IAPT team makes Nursing Times awards shortlist

8 July 2015

An innovative project to increase access to talking therapies for offenders on probation who have mental ill health is in the running for this year’s prestigious Nursing Times Awards. The Open Mind* Leicester City Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service has been shortlisted with the National Probation Service’s Leicester office.

Chief Inspector of Hospitals publishes report on the quality of care provided by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

10 July 2015

LPT welcomes the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report into its services, published today.

Series of films highlight the dangers of smoking to children

20 July 2015

A series of educational films using children to teach their peers about the negative impact that smoking has on health and the social issues it raises have been uploaded to a local NHS website.

John Lewis shoppers' boost for Bradgate Unit patients

21 July 2015

City centre shoppers in Leicester have provided a £1,600 boost for therapeutic work with patients at the Bradgate Mental Health Unit – and it’s all the result of a polite request for shampoo!

'When you've got to go' video now on healthforteens.co.uk

22 July 2015

‘When you’ve got to go’ is a short film created by pupils with physical disabilities at Ashfield Academy in Leicester, to raise awareness of the difficulties they face when they get a call of nature in a public place. In support LPT have uploaded it to their website for teens.

Views sought on increasing city talking therapies support

27 July 2015

Open Mind, a specialist talking therapies service for adults in Leicester city who are stressed, depressed or have anxiety, is inviting views from people on the use of online technology and expanded clinic times to increase access to support. The team also wants to hear from current and past service users to help shape future service developments.

Young people - help us better shape local CAMHS service

28 July 2015

Young people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are invited to an event to hear about how they can get involved and help shape young people’s mental health services of the future.

Two projects from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust named finalists at prestigious awards

29 July 2015

Two ground breaking websites and a creative social media campaign have been selected as finalist entries in the national E-Health Insider Awards.

Join us for our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 9 September

August 2015 

05 August 2015

Parents, carers and families with children aged four to 11 are reminded there is still time to get involved with Move it-Boom, the latest innovative summer activity craze.

LPT's Community Immunisation Service to provide immunisations to thousands of children

06 August 2015

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) has been awarded the contract to provide immunisations to primary and secondary school aged children across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Launch of new 'Valued Star' staff awards scheme

7 August 2015

We have launched a new monthly awards scheme recognising staff that go above and beyond their duties, whilst demonstrating the Trust’s values of integrity, compassion, respect and trust. The first of these awards was presented on 24th July to health care support worker Katie Grigg.

Funding to improve health help for smartphone generation

10 August 2015

An innovative local health messaging helpline, developed by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), has been awarded more than £100,000 funding to help improve young people’s access to healthcare nationally. The money will be used to give other organisations a helping hand to set-up similar services.

Psychiatrist in running for national volunteering award

10 August

LPT consultant psychiatrist Dr. Mo Abbas could be the first person named Psychiatrist Volunteer of the Year by the Royal College of Psychiatrists after being shortlisted for his work to improve health care in war-torn countries.

Beard challenge raises cash for Hospice at Home team

13 August

Two fans have said they will not shave until Leicester City score 20 Premier League goals this season. The pair are hoping to raise £1,000 for LPT's Hospice at Home team.

Responses to mental health teams move plan

14 August 2015

The results of public engagement on plans to relocate two Charnwood community mental health teams to Loughborough Hospital have now been published.They show strong support for the move.

Mental health police detentions fall by 66%

25 August 2015

A ground-breaking NHS-police partnership has seen the number of people with mental ill health detained in police custody fall by 66% over the last two years.

Annual General Meeting and relocation of Trust headquarters

26 August 2015

Members of the public are invited to join us at our AGM on Wednesday 9 September.

New technology aims to keep patients safer

27 August 2015

A £1 million project to keep inpatients safer is being rolled out within LPT's community Hospitals. Nervecentre will tell staff when to take a patient's pulse, blood pressure and other observations, and automatically alert staff is there is a deterioration in a patient's condition.

Hospital patients express their feelings through art

28 August 2015

Patients, relatives, volunteers and staff at St Luke's Hospital, Market Harborough, have taken part in an art project to express their feeligns about their conditions, and to reminisce about market Harborough's past.

September 2015 

Migraine advice for teens now online

1 September 2015

Migraine tips for teens, one of the most common health disorders is now available on Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s (LPT) ground-breaking healthforteens.co.uk 

Come celebrate Move it - Boom! and attempt a Guinness World Record

08 September 2015

A fun and exciting event to be held in the grounds of Leicestershire County Cricket Club will celebrate the success of the Move it – Boom summer parks adventure.

Cathy Ellis - new Chair of LPT

9 September 2015

We are pleased to announce that Cathy Ellis has been appointed the new Chair of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust.

Cathy says: “I am delighted to be taking on the chairmanship of the Trust. Alongside Pete, I am committed to supporting our improvement journey and listening to the views of our staff, service users and stakeholders to be the very best we can. I would like to champion the patient voice in everything we do and look forward to developing our vision into the future.”

Recognising staff with 25, 30 and 40 years' NHS service

10 September 2015

On Wednesday 9 September, we were proud to host our annual Long Service Awards. This was an opportunity to celebrate the contribution made by 166 members of staff, who between them have clocked up an amazing 4,745 years of service within the NHS, impacting over a million patients in the course of their careers.

Recruiting nurses event in Oakham

21 September 2015

We are recruiting qualified general nurses to work in the community across Rutland, Melton, Hinckley and Leicester city. There is an open day in Oakham on September 26.

R U OK? Making connections for World Mental Health Day

23 September 2015

Organisations from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) will be on Leicester Railway Station on Thursday 8 October – making ‘connections’ for World Mental Health Day.

Mett Centre Bake Off challenge for World Mental Health Day

29 September 2015

Service users and staff from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) will be up to their elbows in flour and sugar on Monday 5 October. And it’s all to help create a ‘feel-good’ recipe in the run-up to World Mental Health Day.

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