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April 2018

Can you help us provide gardens for dementia inpatients?

19.04.18
LPT's charitable arm Raising Health is raising £18,000 to upgrade and landscape two  gardens so they can be used by our dementia inpatients. Several groups and organisations have already donated - will you join them?

Celebrating ten years of Mammas breastfeeding peer support in Leicester

18.04.18
Leicester Mammas, a community peer support programme which works closely alongside LPT's public health nurses (health visitors) to provide infant feeding advice to families across Leicester is marking its ten year anniversary with an event on Tuesday 24 April.

Charnwood's first Safe Well Happy group for people with learning disabilities

 
18.04.18
This Friday (20 April) sees the launch of Charnwood’s first ‘Safe, Well, Happy’ group for people with learning disabilities. It’s the result of work by a new multi-agency partnership which aims to create safe and welcoming places for people with learning disabilities in the heart of their local community.

Apprenticeships event a 'first' in mental health and learning disabilities services

16.4.18
Our adult mental health and learning disability services are hosting an open day event on Wednesday 18 April where they will showcase new clinical apprenticeship opportunities on adult mental health and learning disability wards and in the community.
 

Men receiving care on a specialist adult mental health ward in Leicester teamed up with ward staff to tackle a mammoth 582-mile sponsored bike ride. And they didn’t have to set a foot outside!

Hundreds expected at Trust jobs fair

09.04.2018
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is hosting its fifth careers fair on Tuesday 24 April 2018, marking the 70th birthday of the NHS.

 Mental health specialist for homeless awarded Fellowship

3.4.2018
A mental health specialist from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) has been awarded a prestigious Fellowship in recognition of his work with homeless people in Leicester.
 

March 2018

 

RUOK? returns to the Haymarket shopping centre

6.3.2018
This weekend Leicester's Haymarket shopping centre will be the backdrop for the sixth RUOK? event - a multi-agency partnership campaign to boost mental wellbeing

 

Dementia project is shortlisted for national award

05.03.18
A project which has improved the lives of inpatients living with dementia has been shortlisted in the prestigious Health Service Journal awards.

More than 55,000 local children vaccinated against the flu

1.03.18
LPT's Children's Community Immunisations team successfully vaccinated more than 55,000 primary school children between October and December 2017, protecting them from the flu.

February 2018

Local sporting mascots race to get kids active

26.02.18
LPT launches its third #MoveitBoom physical activity campaign for kids with help from sports mascots and local schools.

Unit's new kitchen will be therapeutic boost for mental health rehab

23.02.18
Patients on Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s adult mental health rehabilitation wards at The Willows in Leicester are to benefit from a new therapeutic activities kitchen.

New film for parents about the National Child Measurement Programme

13.02.18

A new film is available on our Health for Kids website to provide information for parents and carers about the National Child Measurement Programme, and to signpost sources of support available.

 

January 2018

23.01.18

During October 2017 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspected five core Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) service areas* previously rated by them as either inadequate or requires improvement. We are pleased to say that this inspection removed all ‘inadequate’ ratings and showed improvements in numerous areas. We received a ‘good’ rating for community health services for adults and a ‘requires improvement’ rating for the core mental health services inspected. Overall, the Trust was rated as ‘requires improvement’ for safe, effective, responsive and well led and ‘good’ for caring.

Dr Peter Miller, Chief Executive of LPT said: “We are pleased that our ratings are moving in the right direction and we have much to be proud of. Although our overall rating remains the same it is great to see no more ‘inadequate’ ratings; ten ratings have moved up, six of which have moved up to ‘good’. This is credit to our caring, committed staff, who have worked hard since the CQC’s previous inspection in November 2016, during what has been a financially challenging year. I am proud that the report highlights our staff are ‘kind, caring and respectful towards patients’, and that ‘most patients spoke positively about their care’.

 

LPT appoints ward-based pharmacy technicians

19.01.18
We are appointing ward-based pharmacists to administer medicines to patients. This task was previously carried out exclusively by nurses.
 
 

Leicester Bread Clubs launched to improve local mental health

18.01.18

Bread making for the benefit of mental health is coming to Leicester. Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust have teamed up with Planet Leicester Bakers, who have secured funding to kick start a new Leicester Bread Clubs initiative in the city.
 

New 'Health for Under 5s' website launched to support parents and carers

12.01.18

LPT's public health nurses have created a new website to provide trusted health advice and information for parents and carers of children under five.

Leicestershire landmarks help promote dementia memories

09.01.18
Large images of Leicestershire landmarks such as the Clock Tower and Bradgate Park are being used to stimulate dementia patient memories. They were installed as part of a £140,000 upgrade.
 

LPT secures £300K mental health 'winter pressures' funding

8.1.18
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) has secured funding of £299,000 from NHS England to extend adult mental health services over the winter months.

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