In Leicestershire we provide NHS complaints advocacy and IMCA – Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy. All POhWER's services are free, independent and confidential.
NHS Complaints Advocacy can support anyone who wishes to make a complaint about the service, care or treatment provided to them by the NHS.
People can self refer or Healthcare professionals, stakeholders and friends can refer to us –
- Via the web site www.pohwer.net
- By telephone on local rate number 0300 200 0084
- By email at email@example.com
- In writing at POhWER, PO Box 14043, Birmingham, B6 9BL. More »
If you refer someone, we only need the persons name and contact details (just a phone number is fine) and a note to say that they have asked to be referred to POhWER for help.
If you would like any further information about the NHS Complaints Advocacy or any other services POhWER provide, please contact Penny Bodger-Yates by email firstname.lastname@example.org » Less
Leicestershire County Council have today launched a Green Plaque Awards scheme in Leicestershire to recognise and celebrate the county’s rich cultural and historic heritage.
The countywide Green Plaque Awards scheme invites local residents to nominate and vote for people/places/events that they think are worthy of commemoration. Based on a set of criteria, they will be able to make nominations covering such themes as:
- War heroes
- Local heroes and famous people
- People/places with cultural and/or heritage connections
- Philanthropists, benefactors and entrepreneurs
- Buildings/places of historic and/or architectural importance.
People commemorated in Green Plaques must have been deceased for at least 20 years. The full Selection Criteria is set out on our website at: www.leics.gov.uk/greenplaques
Residents can nominate either by post, online or by picking up and dropping off a nomination form at any of the county libraries.
-Nominations close on 24 January 2014.
-The nominations will be short-listed to twelve by a panel of experts.
-The public will then be invited to vote for their favourites over a six week period.
-The six people/places with the most votes will then have plaques installed in their honour during a dedicated plaque commemoration event. More »
For more details, please contact Karen Wilde on email@example.com; tel: 0116 305 4112
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The NHS is reviewing midwifery led maternity services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and we are holding a meeting next Monday 9th December between 10am and 12 noon in Birstall. The three clinical commissioning groups across our counties would value your views so please contact Andy Kemp on 0116 295 4133 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We have a child friendly venue and we will provide refreshments and entertainment so please feel free to bring your children along.
Communications and Engagement Manager
The NHS stated, in their recent Healthwatch Leicestershire E-news release, that the Appleby Magna surgery may be closed after reviews by the Patient Participation Group and The Parish Council.
The Partners at the Measham Medical Unit would like to hear the views of the public on this matter, through an on-line survey.
You can access the survey by clicking here