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February 2017

Hayley Biggs runs the London Marathon

LPT technical instructor Hayley Biggs is running in this year's Virgin London Marathon. She is hoping to raise £1,500 via LPT's charity Raising Health, which will buy specialist equipment for victims of stroke.

More than 47,000 local children vaccinated against flu

LPT's community immunisations team has been working harder than ever to stop the flu virus, administering the nasal flu vaccination to more than 47,000 children across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland since October.

Mental health service users perform sold out comedy show


Last Friday evening (10th February 2017), mental health service users performed their hit comedy showcase ‘Jekyll and Hyde in The Asylum’ to a full house at the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester.

Back to the shop floor - to ask people: 'RUOK?'

Volunteers from the NHS, police, public and third sector organisations will be in Highcross Shopping Centre on Saturday asking people: “Are you OK?”

Care Quality Commission publishes inspection report

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust was inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) during the week of 14 November 2016. The CQC has published their findings today (8 February 2017). Read our media release and public statement in response to the report.

January 2017

Melton man praises Intensive Community Support

A Melton Man has praised LPT's Intensive Community Support service, which allowed him to get home from hospital to his family more quickly. 

Move it Boom scoops 'best website' award

‘Move it Boom Rio’, our summer physical activity website hosted on the Health for Kids platform has been named ‘best website’ at the Northern Digital Awards.

Patients' garden gets 'We Citizen' makeover

A team of ‘back office’ staff from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust swapped their spreadsheets for spades - to give an overgrown hospital garden a ‘Ground Force’ makeover.

Investment in psychiatry researchers to enhance services for older patients


Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is supporting the appointment of specialist professorial teams at University of Leicester. Patients in Leicestershire experiencing mental health issues in later life are to benefit from an investment into cutting-edge psychiatry research at the University of Leicester by the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT).

Innovative health websites for children and young people expand their reach


LPT is delighted that its groundbreaking health promotion websites for children and young people are now being adopted by other NHS Trusts across the UK, bringing the interactive and informative content to the attention of a much wider audience.

Celebrating Excellence 2016 - Call for nominations 


Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), which provides mental health, learning disability and community health services across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, is inviting patients, service users and carers to nominate individual members of staff or teams who have shown exceptional care over the past year for our prestigious Celebrating Excellence awards.

LPT offers development for new therapists

LPT is offering great support for graduate physiotherapists and occupational therapists 

Diabetics given foot care advice

LPT podiatrist Lesley Weaving gives footcare advice to diabetics, which could reduce the risks of them having to have an amputation. 

Eight-year fundraising drive delivers new Mill Lodge vehicle

A specialist Leicester Huntington’s Disease inpatient unit is taking delivery of a £30,000 vehicle - after an eight-year fundraising drive.

New breastfeeding group launched in Coalville

LPT's health visiting team in North West Leicestershire has helped to set up a new breastfeeding support group at Coalville Children's Centre which launches on Tuesday 10 January from 1.00pm. The group will offer new mums a welcoming, supportive and friendly environment where they can share tips and experiences, practise feeding their babies in public and access trusted advice.


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