Combining exercise and expertise to reduce breathlessness

Posted on Friday, March 16th, 2018 in News.

The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation teams at Leicester’s Hospitals are working together to deliver a Breathlessness Rehabilitation service at Glenfield Hospital and the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine East Midlands (NCSEM-EM) based in Loughborough.  Following on from a […]

England’s top A&E doctor says we must seize ‘once in a generation’ opportunity to remake NHS and local government partnership

Posted on Friday, March 9th, 2018 in News.

England’s top urgent care doctor today calls on health and local government leaders to seize “the greatest opportunity in 70 years” to remake the NHS and local authority partnership and improve the health of their communities.

‘It’s good to talk,’ dementia study finds

Posted on Friday, March 9th, 2018 in News.

“Just one hour a week of social interaction helps dementia patients,” reports The Guardian. Researchers working with care homes found that training staff to deliver personalised care reduced people’s distress and improved their quality of life. Care home staff spent […]

Weightlifting shows benefits for kidney disease patients

Posted on Friday, March 9th, 2018 in News.

A new study conducted at Leicester’s Hospitals by University of Leicester researchers, led by Dr Emma Watson, Dr Tom Wilkinson, and Professor Alice Smith, has shown that non-dialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients who conducted both aerobic exercise and combined […]

Patients with prostate cancer choosing care closer to home

Posted on Friday, March 9th, 2018 in News.

An increasing number of patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, who have received treatment for prostate cancer, are benefiting from a new option to receive care closer to home. Since the remote monitoring service was introduced in December 2016, almost […]