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Welcome to the latest news section for GPs

Our monthly newsletters are designed to keep primary care up to speed on recent developments within Leicester‘s Hospitals.

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  • GP Newsletter for October 2014 [pdf / 5.07MB] Acute Ambulatory DVT Service; Leicester Research Team show heart attack procedure reduces risk of further complications; UHL Libraries and Information Services; Improving Patients' Experience of CT Colonography; Admission Avoidance Directory Updates; Leicestershire Medicines Strategy Group (LMSG) Newsletter; Implementing the New Charging Regulations for Overseas Patients; Introducing the UHL Upper Limb MSK and Burns Outpatient Occupational Therapy Team; Changes to the coloured bag system for sending samples to Pathology; Referring to Clinical Genetics; Transformation of Main Theatres Recovery Area; Relaunch of the Diphencyprone Topical Immunotherapy Service; Appointment of two Non-executive Directors; GP Education
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  • GP Newsletter for September 2014 [pdf / 3.98MB] Acute Ambulatory DVT Service; Admission Avoidance Directory - Updates; Access to the Clinical Genetics Service; Children's Allergy Service Update; Seven Day Services; New Endometriosis Service now available; 25 Years of Lifesaving ECMO at Glenfield Hospital; UHL Libraries and Information Services; Progress with the Electronic Patient Record Core project; New starter - Ruth Boyce, Macmillan Senior Specialist Pancreatic Cancer Dietician; GP Education; Advance Care Planning: Leicestershire Palliative Care Group study day; Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) Awareness Conference; Joint Injection Course; Refresh and Revive
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  • GP Newsletter for August 2014 [pdf / 3.89MB] Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Information Event Success; Diabetes Outpatients Department Move; Guide to Requesting STI Screening; New Starters; Homecare Medicines; New Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Management Service; Falsely Elevated Potassium; New Chairman; Our Estates Strategy; Leicester Fertility Centre celebrates 25 years with a celebratory open day Forthcoming Educational Events: The 10th Leicester Dermatology Conference; Back to Basics; Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) Awareness Conference; Advance Care Planning: Leicestershire Palliative Care Group study day; Diabetes Update Event; Joint Injection Course
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  • GP Newsletter for July 2014 [pdf / 1.45MB] Drug Substitutions; Retained swabs or vaginal packs; The importance of mobile phone numbers to us; NEW GP Refresher section: Acute mastitis and breast abscess; GP Education - The 10th Leicester Dermatology Conference: Back to Basics; Diabetes Update Event; Advance Care Planning: Leicestershire Palliative Care Group study day; The second annual Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) Awareness Conference.
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  • GP Newsletter for June 2014 [pdf / 3.73MB] Online Immunology User Handbook; DAFNE courses for people with Type 1 diabetes explained; New Paediatric and Adolescent Sport and Exercise Medicine Clinic; UHL Libraries and Information Services for NHS staff working in Leicestershire; Job share opportunity for Head of Services for GPs; Plain Film Service unavailability; Digitising patient notes in Clinical Genetics; Medical Day Case Unit; The Alliance is up and running; Teaching events – Leicester Fertility Centre open event 9th July, Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome Awareness Conference 14th October
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  • GP Newsletter for May 2014 [pdf / 1.59MB] Transforming End of Life Care; Delayed Transfers of Care; The Doctors' Dining Club; The Hot Gallbladder Service; Pancreatic and Liver Cancer Research Charity Team bike ride; LMSG newsletter link; Pioneering Dementia Support Service; Burns Service referrals; New Theatre Arrivals Area for surgical patients; GP Education; Leicester Diabetes Centre Clinical Newsletter
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  • GP Newsletter for April 2014 [pdf / 2.16MB] The Parkinson's Disease Specialist Nurse Service; An update on the rollout of the Electronic Outpatient Letters project; Acute Frailty Services across LLR; A free TIA e-learning resource; Pre-operative Anaemia Clinic for orthopaedic patients; Our CQC Quality Report; Joining the Doctor's Dining Club; An update on the Choose and Book 'Advice and Guidance' pilot; A new Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic 'Advice and Guidance' clinic; An update on the East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre; Medical Illustration Services; Highlight Report for the GP Hotline service; Forthcoming GP Educational events; Consultant update on starters and leavers; A useful patient handout explaining our Phlebotomy Service for Children
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  • GP Newsletter for March 2014 [pdf / 3.14MB] New Advice and Guidance Clinic; ICE Requesting; Leicester's New Bowel Cancer Service Launched; Update on Changes to Leicester Fertility Centre; Progress against Quality and Performance Standards; Potential Admission Avoidance Clinics; Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Team Charity Bike Ride; GP Education; Starters and Leavers
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  • GP Newsletter for February 2014 [pdf / 5.06MB] Welcome back Jade; Update on Emergency Care, UHL's Plans for ED & Theatre Arrivals; Leicester Pancreatic Cancer Support group; GP on-line Training Course on 'Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer'; Consultant Update; GP Hotline; GP Education - Musculosketal Core Clinical Skills and Joint Injection course: Diabetic meeting; Podcasts issue has been resolved.
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  • GP Newsletter for January 2014 [pdf / 4.43MB] STI screens on ICE, What to do if ICE goes down, Needles in bags, find out more about the Hepatobiliary Unit, Using an iPhone with a Dermascope. Also information on the GP Hotline, GP Educational Events and Consultant leavers and starters