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Leicester NHS campaigners host public meeting to examine plans to reorganise Leicester’s hospitals

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
April 2, 2019

PRESS RELEASE, 02.04.2019. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Leicester NHS campaigners host public meeting to examine plans to reorganise Leicester’s hospitals Campaigning group Save Our NHS Leicestershire (SONHSL) is holding a public meeting this Saturday to discuss University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust’s controversial plans to close the General as an acute hospital, as well as […]

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People Power Saved Leicester’s Glenfield Heart Unit. The Same Force Can Save the NHS

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
March 12, 2019

In the short time since we formed, the Save Our NHS Leicestershire campaign has made itself felt. We lobbied the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Joint Health Overview Scrutiny Committee over local NHS plans to downgrade Leicester General Hospital by removing intensive care beds without any consultation of the public. This resulted in the committee formally […]

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Why You Should Be Concerned About Plans to Reconfigure Leicester’s Acute Hospital Services

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
December 17, 2018

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) is planning to reorganise acute hospital services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland via a project for which it is seeking capital investment from the department of Health of around £370m. The plans involve consolidating services away from Leicester General onto two sites – the Royal Infirmary and the Glenfield – […]

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2,000 sign petition calling for consultation on removal of Leicester General’s ICU

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
December 8, 2018

Save Our NHS Leicestershire’s petition calling for a consultation on the planned removal of intensive care from the Leicester General closed on Friday, with nearly 2,000 signatures (804 paper and 1132 online). The closure of the petition coincides with the end of University Hospitals of Leicester’s (UHL) public engagement exercise – a series of meetings […]

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Campaigners say they are unable to campaign for hospital changes – despite being asked to do so

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
December 4, 2018

A Leicester hospital spokesman last week asked campaigners to campaign for his hospital’s investment plans. But campaigners from Save Our NHS Leicestershire have said they are unable to support UHL’s plans to change hospital services unless the plans change. Mark Wightman, Director of Communications and Strategy for University Hospitals of Leicester was speaking at an […]

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Leicester NHS Bosses Plan to Ignore the Public and Close the General’s Intensive Care Unit Without Consultation

By Save Our NHS Leicestershire
October 17, 2018

Sign our petition calling for a full public consultation into UHL’s plans: https://www.change.org/p/for-a-public-consultation-on-plans-to-remove-intensive-care-beds-from-leicester-general Leicester’s hospital trust wants to go full steam ahead with closing intensive care (ICU) beds at Leicester General Hospital. Confirmation of their decision to do this without any public consultation is to be put to a joint meeting of the local Clinical […]

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