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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 March 2015 [pdf / 2.32MB] Breath Test can detect Lung Cancer; GP ECG Open Access Service Referrals; Children's Gastroenterology Service Update; GP Referrals to Trauma Orthopaedics update; Root Cause Analysis overview of Pathology (PMIP) incident in October 2014; Pioneering Work – Plastic Surgery; Newly appointed Consultant Radiologist – Dr Imran Khan; Emergency Generator Testing times; Consultant update; GP Education and Events, Leicestershire Palliative Care Group Study Day: GI Cancers – 14 May 2015, Joint Injection Course – 27 June 2015
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  • GP Newsletter for February 2015 [pdf / 2.15MB] Changes to GP referrals to Trauma Orthopaedics; Changes to INR monitoring for Warfarin only; New Ambulatory General Gynaecology Service; Leicester Sport and Exercise Medicine Department Clinics in Loughborough ; 'Speciality Doctors' in Management of Musculoskeletal Conditions; New Group-based research for COPD Patients; 'Hello my name is….'; Emergency Generator Testing dates; GP Education and Events: Joint Injection Course, Leicestershire Palliative Care Group Study Day: GI Cancers, Musculoskeletal Clinical Evening, GP Radiology Event – MSK
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  • GP Newsletter for January 2015 [pdf / 5.34MB] Direct Access Imaging emergency generator testing dates; Appointment of GP Engagement Coordinator Catherine Headley; New Advice and Guidance Services on Choose and Book for general surgery; The effects of Ingesting CR2 batteries; Relocation of the Urgent Care Centre; Improvements to our Discharge Letters; Refreshed 'Consultant to Consultant Protocol'; Female Gynaecology Consultant offering Infertility appointments; New Year Honours list announcements; The Castleden Bladder and Bowel Clinic Services update; New Lithotripsy Service; GP Refresher – Focus on Gallstones; GP Education and Events update; Musculoskeletal Clinical Evening - Thursday 5th March 2015; Joint Injection Course Saturday - Saturday 7th March 2015; Second GP Radiology Education Event - Thursday 19th March 2015; Leicestershire Palliative Care Group Study Day: GI Cancers - Thursday 14th May 2015