Monthly Archives: August 2013

The end of The Towers Hospital

Calling volunteers – and visitors – for…… Looking Back, Moving Forward event You are invited to help Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust  make history on Saturday 7 September when they celebrate their new service developments and  unveil a new history collection to commemorate the closure of … Continue reading

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Health Care in Prison – recap

Prisoners get the same healthcare and treatment as anyone outside of prison. Treatment is free but has to be approved by a prison doctor or member of the healthcare team. Prisons don’t have hospitals, but many have in-patient beds. Most … Continue reading

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Care Bill clause could allow councils to cut back on Mental Health Act after-care

A clause in the government’s Care Bill will damage patient care and cause more disputes between councils and NHS agencies over providing aftercare of people detained under the Mental Health Act, according to peers.Lord Patel of Bradford, an ex-social worker … Continue reading

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