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January 2018


LPT appoints ward-based pharmacy technicians

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


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


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

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

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

December 2017

Mental health crisis house moves to new central location

Turning Point has opened the doors of a new adult mental health crisis house following a move to new premises close to the centre of Leicester.

Battling through 969 miles to raise funds for life-saving children’s respiratory vest

Two intrepid cyclists from local company Giant Crushing Ltd, took on a gruelling nine-day challenge in September, riding 969 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats, to raise £6000 for Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT)’s ‘Vest Appeal’ to support children with life-limiting respiratory conditions.

From Finance Director to successful Children's book author

When Dr Pete Cross, Director of Finance at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) started writing a book for his two sons as a Christmas present, little did he know that it would be snapped up by a publishing company. His book, ‘The Rockwall Brothers’ has already sold out on Amazon twice, and he’s donating December’s royalties to LPT’s charity Raising Health.

Getting the basics right for vulnerable Leicester families this Christmas

Find out how our public health nurses (health visitors) are working with local authority colleagues to support needy local families in Leicester through the Baby Basics charity.

November 2017

Therapeutics in Learning Disability Symposium a great success

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) hosted the 20th national Therapeutics in Learning Disability Symposium on 10 November, with over 120 delegates in attendance.

Celebrating Excellence Awards 2017 – Call for Nominations

Nominations for the Celebratng Excellence Awards 2017 are now open, recognising exceptional care provided by the trust's 5,500 staff and 425 volunteers.

LPT Yellow Book gallery to take place at New Walk Museum

A special exhibition showcasing the winning 'I feel better when...' inspired poetry, art and photography featured in the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) Yellow Book is being hosted at New Walk Museum & Gallery from 3 November to 3 December 2017.

Making Christmas Special


LPT, Universtiy Hospitals of Leicester and Age UK Leicester Shire and Rutland are appealing for donations so that every older person in hospital on Christmas Day will receive a present.

October 2017

Disabled children sitting comfortably

LPT has worked in partnership with Leicester City CCG and the Blatchford Wheelchair Service to provide a customised chair for children with specific mobility needs.

Rail passengers urged: "Be a friend, ask RUOK?"

Volunteers from health, police, public and third sector organisations will be back on Leicester railway station on Thursday 12 October, asking commuters: “RU OK?” for the third year.

New female psychiatric intensive care unit unveiled 

A new specialist psychiatric intensive care service for women with complex and urgent mental health needs will be unveiled in Leicester this week.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is holding a preview tour of facilities for invited guests on Wednesday (11 October), ahead of the service launch, due later this year.

Flu vaccination programme gets underway in primary schools

Thousands of primary school children across our region are set to be protected from the flu virus as this year's vaccination programme gets underway.

New non-executive directors join Trust Board

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new non-executive directors (NED) to the Trust Board: Dr Claire Gibson and Faisal Hussain. Their appointment by NHS Improvement follows the end of term for Professor James Lindesay and David Mell.


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