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New, simpler test introduced for patients with bowel problems

Posted on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in News.

Clinicians and health organisations across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have introduced a new approach to testing bowel problems, with the aim of speeding up diagnosis for patients. Previously, patients with symptoms that could indicate bowel cancer were all referred, by […]


Basic asthma care comes down to ‘postcode lottery’ Asthma UK survey finds

Posted on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in News.

Two-thirds of people with asthma who attended hospital did not receive a follow-up appointment within two working days, despite NICE guidance. https://www.pharmaceutical-journal.com/news-and-analysis/news/basic-asthma-care-comes-down-to-postcode-lottery-asthma-uk-survey-finds/20204288.article


Mindapples: What do you do to unwind?

Posted on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in Events, News.

Mindapples are day-to-day activities that are good for your mind. Come and share what you do to destress and learn how to take care of your emotional wellbeing.   This FREE event is open to everyone, but spaces are limited. […]


Men and Mental Health

Posted on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in Events, News.

A lived experience talk to discuss men’s mental health, why speaking out can be so hard, and why it can be so great. EVERYONE is welcome to join the discussion, or just listen to other people’s experiences. Tuesday 13 March […]


Survey published on Bradgate Mental Health Unit

Survey published on Bradgate Mental Health Unit

Posted on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in News.

Healthwatch Leicestershire have published a survey capturing feedback from service users and carers on the support they received at the Bradgate Mental Health Unit (BMHU). Services at the unit are provided by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, which provides mental health, learning disability […]


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