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11.08.2022

Extreme heat for much of the UK

An Amber Extreme heat warning, issued by the Met Office, has come into force today.   The Extreme heat warning is in place until Sunday and covers much of the southern half of England as well as…

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09.08.2022

DIY dentistry sees people pulling out own teeth due to NHS dental delays

Ministers have been warned people are struggling to get NHS care for their teeth People are resorting to DIY dentistry because they are unable to get NHS care for their teeth, ministers have been warned….

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09.08.2022

BBC investigation on NHS dentistry – our response

A new investigation from BBC News and the British Dental Association has found nine in 10 NHS dental practices across the UK are not accepting new adult patients for treatment under the health service. Read…

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09.08.2022

Baking hot weather arrives as Leicester faces temperatures over 30C every day for next 5 days

The latest scorching heatwave has arrived with temperatures expected to climb to 30C every day for the next five days at least. And today won’t be far off either, with highs of 29C expected in…

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08.08.2022

Long-term funding of adult social care

The Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee have published a report on the long-term funding of adult social care. Following an inquiry from the Committee, this report examines funding and workforce demands, local government finances,…

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08.08.2022

Heatwave on the way for many

Temperatures are forecast to build this week, with heatwave thresholds likely to be met for much of the UK, particularly England and Wales. The heat will build through the week, likely peaking on Friday and…

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04.08.2022

ADASS Survey waiting for care

Six hundred people a day are joining growing waiting lists to be assessed for care and support in England, as adult social care buckles under unprecedented pressures. Almost 300,000 people are now waiting for an…

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04.08.2022

New crisis cafe opens

  The crisis cafes offer free mental health support in a welcoming, comfortable, non-judgmental, and non-clinical environment. Our experienced staff teams are available to provide emotional, social and practical support if you are in crisis or…

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03.08.2022

Cycle to Work Day

LEICESTER people are being encouraged to take to their bikes on Thursday 5 August for Cycle To Work Day, and be in with a chance of winning some prizes. Anyone can join in Cycle To…

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02.08.2022

Help us, Help You – Lung Cancer

Today, NHS England is re-launching the ‘Help Us, Help You’ lung cancer campaign to encourage people with a cough lasting three weeks or more to contact their GP practice. Many people don’t realise that a…

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