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“As many as 1 in 5 people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland digitally excluded from consultation”

By Tom Barker
March 14, 2021

Following other correspondents who have questioned NHS leadership decisions, I want to express concern about the decision by local NHS leaders to hold a consultation during a pandemic lockdown when elsewhere in the country such public consultation has been postponed as unsuitable during pandemic restrictions. The pandemic meant the consultation was driven online – which […]

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Save Our NHS Leicestershire: Our record and why we need your support

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
March 13, 2021

It’s been around 30 months since Save Our NHS Leicestershire was established and we have certainly made ourselves felt in that time. This report from February last year explains our record over the first 18 months of our existence: http://saveournhsleicestershire.org/2020/02/12/save-our-nhs-leicestershire-why-you-should-get-involved/ Since this report was written, however, we have been faced with an historic public health […]

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Health campaigners respond to Leicester NHS Trust’s £46million accounting hole

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
February 8, 2021

PRESS RELEASE. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. 08.02.2021 Save our NHS Leicestershire is aware that two former NHS bosses have been reported to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after a £46 million hole was found in 2018-2019 accounts of Leicester’s Hospitals, leaving the trust in the nationally ‘unprecedented’ position of being unable to submit ‘true and fair […]

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Leicester General and St Mary’s under threat. Here’s our guide to filling in the consultation questionnaire

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
November 24, 2020

NHS bosses have been told that, subject to public consultation, they will receive government funding of £450m to implement a controversial reorganisation of hospital services across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Amongst other things, the plan will lead to the closure of Leicester General as an acute hospital, with the majority of land sold for other […]

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Now is not the right time to hold a public consultation on hospital services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

By Giuliana Foster
November 18, 2020

I have very serious concerns that now is NOT the right time to hold a crucial public consultation over the reconfiguration of Leicester hospitals.  Second national lockdown aside, we are in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. Whilst welcoming the recent allocation of £450M to re-configure Leicester Hospitals, how on earth are the general public […]

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