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June 2018

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


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


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, Family Health Week


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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?


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


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


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


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.


Patients cycle Land's End to John o'Groats - on the ward!

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


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


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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