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August 2018

 

Golden hellos offered to Market Harborough nurses

21.08.18
Registered nurses who join the inpatient staff at St Luke's Hospital, Market Harborough, will qualify for £2,000 bonuses if they stay for three years.
 

Ward staff and patients make 'landmark' change

20.08.18
Patients and staff from the Bradgate Unit, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s acute mental health inpatient unit, have collaborated on a 'landmark' transformation of their ward.

Mental health project viewed as ‘outstanding’, offering exciting future for bread making in NHS

14.08.18
A full report has been published on the activities and outcomes of the NHS Leicester Bread Clubs project, launched in January 2018 by Planet Leicester Bakers and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust.

A-maze-ing support for LPT's Diana anniversary appeal

07.08.18

We're delighted that Wistow Maze is helping to promote the 20th anniversary appeal for our Diana Children's Community Service. Seven year old Elliott Raynor, who is cared for by the service, and features on the appeal banner, was offered free tickets to visit the maze with his family.

Medical trainees celebrated at a dedicated awards event

03.08.18

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) celebrated the achievements of their
trainee medical staff at an awards ceremony.

£460,000 awarded to expand perinatal mental health service

02.08.18
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) has secured £460,000 from NHS England to double the size of its perinatal mental health team. The new funding is from the second wave of a £365 million national package of additional funding from NHS England to improve access to mental health care.

July 2018

LPT cycling trio Ride London - for better mental health

25.7.18
An amateur cycling trio from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) take on the Prudential Ride London-Surrey challenge this weekend – for better mental health.

New digital community heart service launched

24.07.2018
LPT and Spirit Digital have launched a service which allows heart patients to monitor their condition at home, and seek help when needed.

Breakfast boost for local families

18.7.18
LPT staff are supporting Breakfast Boxes - a scheme to provide breakfasts for children from low-income families during the school summer holidays

Football's coming home again - in NHS Cup

18.7.18
The NHS Cup, an annual one-day fundraising football tournament that pits teams from NHS services across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, kicks off on Saturday 21 July.

LPT staff "circle" the globe in health challenge


12.07.18
LPT staff have walked, swam, cycled and ran more than 121,000 miles in 100 days - the equivalent of almost five times around the world. It was part of a health and wellbeing challenge in the run up to the NHS's 70th birthday.

LPT's Elaine joins the nursing elite

11.07.18
LPT clinical education lead Elaine Liquorish has been made a Queen's Nurse. The accolade is reserved for nurses who have made a substantial commitment to community nursing, and there are just 1,100 of them in the country. Elaine says she loves working with patients in their own homes.

NHS colleagues take on wheely big charity challenge for NHS at 70

06.07.18
On Saturday (7 July) - to mark the NHS’ 70th birthday - colleagues from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) will undertake a 119-mile whistle-stop cycling tour of Trust bases to raise money for the Road to Recovery appeal.

LPT celebrates NHS 70

04.07.18

Six Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust staff, with a total of 231 years NHS long service between them, have been selected to attend two prestigious national celebrations – at Westminster Abbey and York Minster - to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS on 5 July.

Bradgate Mental Health Unit's 'time travel' party for NHS at 70

02.07.18
Staff and patients at the Bradgate Mental Health Unit will celebrate the NHS story with a Big7Tea party on 5 July – 70 years to the day since Nye Bevan’s healthcare vision became reality. And they want members of the public to join them!

June 2018 

Drop-in to help us shape mums' mental health care service

28.6.18
LPT's team providing specialist psychiatric support for mothers in Leicestershire and Rutland is calling on families to help them shape service improvements for the future.

Nurse recruitment event in Leicester

27.06.18
Registered nurses and registered mental health nurses are invited to a recruitment open day at The Evington Centre, Leicester, on Friday July 6, 2018.

Ready, Teddy, Go...to Family Health Week

26.6.18
We'll be celebrating Family Health Week as well as the 70th anniversary of the NHS from Monday 2 July. Join our public health nursing teams for Teddy Bears Tea Party fun!

LPT nurse is in the running for national award

15.6.18
A Leicestershire learning disabilities nurse could be in line for national honours with ground-breaking work to help people with learning disabilities access life-saving cancer screening.

Recovery College ‘at forefront’ of mental health recovery

08.06.2018

Our Recovery College, which provides free courses for people with experience of mental illness, is ‘at the forefront of a global wave’ that could transform mental health recovery.

That’s according to Mike Slade, Professor of Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion at University of Nottingham and chair of the European Network for Mental Health Service. Over the last five years, the college, based on the Glenfield Hospital site in Leicester, has supported more than 1,600 students through through a programme of free recovery-based courses.

LPT supports special NHS70 parkrun

07.06.2018

On Saturday 9 June, the NHS and parkrun UK will jointly host parkrun for the NHS to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday. The parkruns aim to celebrate the contribution of the NHS to the nation, whilst encouraging people to get active.

LPT Dietitians do prevention

05.06.2018

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s (LPT) nutrition and dietetic service is celebrating this year’s national Dietitians Week* (Monday 4 – Friday 8 June 2018), with a focus on the wide-scale prevention work they do with over 15,000 contacts each year throughout Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

LPT celebrates its 425 volunteers

04.06.2018
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is celebrating national Volunteers Week (1-7 June) by saying thank you to our 425 volunteers who help our services to go above and beyond to give patients and service users the best experience.

May 2018

LPT invites public to Armed Forces Day event 22 June

29.05.18
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) will herald Armed Forces Day 2018 with a special event for the public on Friday 22 June. The Trust will showcase local support for serving and ex-military personnel, reservists and their families

Recovery College 'thank you' celebration for supporters

21.5.18
Leicestershire Recovery College is celebrating its supporters’ contribution with a special ‘thank you’ event. Since its launch it has supported more than 1,600 people through its growing programme of free mental health recovery-focused courses and satellite venues

World class innovation heals persistent wounds

17.05.18
A new technique developed by LPT is helping to heal long lasting wounds. It involves removing biofilms - layers of bacteria which resist normal healing techniques. The innovation was highly commended in the international Journal of Wound Care awards.
 
 

Find out about dementia support

09.05.18
LPT is hosting an event to tell patients, carers and professionals about NHS and charity services and support for people with dementia. It takes place during Dementia Awareness Week at Charnwood Mill, Barrow-upon-Soar.

Leicester arts roadshow celebrates NHS 70-year history

08.05.18
A unique arts exhibition celebrating the 70-year history of the NHS has been unveiled in Leicester before embarking on a county-wide NHS roadshow.

Raise a cuppa to celebrate the NHS turning 70

04.05.18
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust have begun their 70 day countdown to the NHS turning 70, by launching their NHS Big7Tea - a chance for people up and down the country to come together and toast 70 years of the NHS on Thursday 5 July.

Celebrating Excellence at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

02.05.18

At a special awards ceremony on Friday 27 April, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) recognised the outstanding achievements of staff and volunteers.

April 2018

LPT boost for 600 care home staff

27.04.18
A new LPT team has trained more than 600 care home staff in how to help their residents live longer, healthier lives.

Melton's Breast Friends group welcomes new peer supporters

26.04.18
Congratulations to our latest cohort of breastfeeding peer supporters who are graduating today after completing an intensive training programme. They'll be supporting new mums through the Breast Friends group in Melton.

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.
 

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