News and events

News and events

We are keen to share news of Leicestershire Academic Health Partners in the media, and actively promote exciting and ground-breaking developments made within our Academic Themes and partner organisations.

For press enquiries, please contact Jamie Sharp, Operations Manager at University of Leicester on 0116 373 6754.

We also hold training and events throughout the year for staff from our partner organisations. We run and take part in events for our stakeholders and for members of the public to attend to find out more about healthcare research, research we are working on, and why research is so important for the local populations we serve. For further information on upcoming events, monitor this page or contact us by email at “[email protected]


Queens Nurses Triumph Over Challenges to Lead in Nursing Excellence

Rebecca McGlone and Jaimini Amin, recipients of the esteemed title of Queen’s Nurses, are dedicated to striving for excellence in […]

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust to host new NIHR Regional Research Delivery Network

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced that a new National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Research Delivery Network (RDN) will commence in 2024 to support the successful delivery of health and social care research in England

Leicestershire NHS Trusts’ join forces for Secret Garden Service of Remembrance

Armed Forces Networks from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) came together today, […]

Thousands of school children and young people offered protection against flu

More than 160,000 children and young people are being offered a free and safe flu vaccination in school from Leicestershire […]

LAHP Website Goes Live

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Leicestershire Academic Health Partners (LAHP) website

LPT Consultant receives top accolade from Royal College of Psychiatrists

A consultant psychiatrist who works for Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) has been awarded a prestigious Honorary Fellowship by the Royal […]

LLR ICB Health Data Science & Research Conference

LLR ICB Health Data Science & Research Conference

LLR ICB Health Data Science & Research Conference – Save the date – Wednesday 6th March 2024

Leicester experts lead space industry talks at Conservative Party Conference

The University of Leicester’s key role in the growth of the UK space industry was outlined at a high-profile panel discussion at this week’s Conservative Party Conference.

Leicester BRC – New exercise app using space data aims to help those with long-term health conditions.

A personalised new exercise app for people with long-term health conditions including heart and lung disease and diabetes is set to be piloted by researchers from the University of Leicester, working within the NIHR Leicester BRC.

Leicester BRC – New study shows link between health-related quality of life reduction and increased risk from heart failure

A new study carried out by researchers from the Leicester BRC has suggested there is strong link between a reduction in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and increased rates of hospital admission and death from heart failure. 

Leicester-led study supports potential news infant immunisation programme

Findings from a Leicester-led study into the rates of children coming to A&E with respiratory infections have supported a recommendation to the UK Government to introduce a new immunisation programme against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) for all children under 2. . . .

UHL Celebrates its annual recognition awards

UHL colleagues gathered at the Athena in Leicester for a special night of celebration for the 2023 Recognition Awards, with 16 winners named from a field of 500 nominees….

Partners across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland ask, ‘RU OK?’ on World Mental Health Day, Tuesday 10th October 2023

From the 7th to the 13th of October, twenty organisations in locations across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are hosting events to mark World Mental Health Day….

Health Innovation East Midlands

Innovation Analysts’ Development Programme

Health Innovation East Midlands is offering a high quality, structured programme for Information Analysts who will develop new skills to improve patient care…..

ADHD Programme for Children and Young People wins 4th National Award

A trailblazing programme that has been transforming ADHD diagnosis for children and young people, has scooped its 4th major national award.

EMAHSN Starts a new five-year licence with a new name – Health Innovation East Midlands

The Government and NHS England have relicensed England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks.

Professor Sir Nilesh Samani awarded European Society of Cardiology Gold Medal

Sir Nilesh Samani, Professor of Cardiology at the University of Leicester, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at University Hospitals of Leicester, and […]

New £3.1 million MRI scanner facility opens in Leicester

A new MRI scanner facility that will help expand vital research into heart and circulatory diseases has opened at Glenfield […]

New £2.9 million project to develop rehabilitation programme for people with multiple long-term conditions

Researchers in Leicester are developing a new programme to provide exercise-based rehabilitation to people living with multiple long-term health conditions. […]

AI breakthrough could save lives through disease prediction and prevention

Artificial intelligence (AI) could help predict how an individual patient’s illness will progress and what treatment will be most successful […]