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September 2018

LPT's tour through 140 years of history


Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is inviting people to travel back through 140 years of health care in Leicester at a special event on Monday 24 September. A morning launch event at the Bradgate Mental Health Unit, on the Glenfield Hospital site, will unveil two history projects that share milestones from the city’s mental health and learning disabilities healthcare heritage

Staff and volunteers celebrated for a collective 3300 years of NHS service


Staff and volunteers with long service to the NHS were celebrated at a special event on 10 September, a fitting tribute to the year that the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday.

Clinical audit report published


A report has been published, giving a comprehensive look at care provided to end of life care patients across various NHS providers in 2017.

Prison art - Unlocked!


UNLOCKED is a collection of works created by serving and remand prisoners at Leicester and Stocken prisons, and the now-closed Glen Parva Young Offenders Institute along with people on probation. The exhibition - split between Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery and Soft Touch Arts Young People’s Arts and Heritage Centre runs from 14 September to 10 October and. This project is a partnership between Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), Soft Touch Arts, HMP Leicester, DeMontfort University and Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Rutland Community Rehabilitation Company (Probation).

Invitation to LPT's Annual General Meeting 2018

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) invites the public to its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday 17 September 2018, 2pm-4pm at the NSPCC, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ. Following the main presentations (which will take place from 2pm-3pm) visitors will have the opportunity to find out about and give their views on our major improvement programmes across community and mental health services.

August 2018

Two LPT projects shortlised in the "healthcare Oscars"


LPT projects designed to improve the lives of patients with long lasting wounds and with dementia have been shortlisted in the Nursing Times awards - the Oscars of healthcare.

Golden hellos offered to Market Harborough nurses


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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!

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