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Save Our NHS Leicestershire

Leicester sends birthday wishes to the NHS from behind lockdown, but demands an end to cuts and privatisation

By Tom Barker
July 6, 2020

After the ongoing and traumatic experience of the coronavirus pandemic the central importance of our NHS has never been clearer. It is appropriate, therefore, that its 72nd birthday was celebrated with a weekend of events, from vigils to remember the dead, car-cavalcades, to socially distanced protests organised under the banner of ‘Our NHS Deserves Better’. […]

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Beds close at Lutterworth Community Hospital

By Giuliana Foster
May 18, 2020

Since the introduction of the Sustainability and Transformation Plan in 2016 and subsequent Community Re-Design, via Better Care Together,  we have fought relentlessly to Save our cottage hospital, Feilding Palmer Cottage Hospital – Lutterworth which has been under threat of closure. This week we were staggered to learn that due to the Covid – 19 […]

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Leicester hospital trust refuses to comment on their reconfiguration plans, despite being asked by BBC Radio for 2 weeks

By Giuliana Foster
February 29, 2020

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust refused to comment on their controversial plans to reorganise local hospitals, which include the closure of Leicester General as an acute hospital, with beds then crammed into the Royal Infirmary and the Glenfield, despite being given two weeks notice by BBC Radio Leicester. The BBC’s Tim Parker had […]

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