With the staycation period in full swing many parents will be making the most of the sunshine. If your children are like most, they are probably chasing each other around the garden using more energy than you can muster. But with all that energy and excitement flowing there’s bound to be a fall, scrape or […]
Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed that its next Board meeting, will be held on Wednesday 22 July at 9.30 am. The meeting will be held virtually as a Live Event, as in previous months, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and that members of the public will be able to join the meeting […]
NHS Lincolnshire CCG has just published the final Annual Reports and Accounts documents for the previous four Lincolnshire CCGs – Lincolnshire East, South Lincolnshire, South West Lincolnshire and Lincolnshire West. These organisations ceased to exist on 1 April 2020 following the formation of a single CCG for the County.
Pollen counts are high! Hay fever is the most common seasonal allergy, affecting one in five of us at some point in our lives, and the symptoms can make life very difficult for sufferers. It can come and go at any time in life so for those that haven’t had it before it can take […]
Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed that its next Board meeting, will be held on Wednesday 24 June at 9.30 am. The meeting will be held virtually as a Live Event, as in previous months, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and that members of the public will be able to join the meeting […]
The 8-14th June is Diabetes Awareness week. Recent reports show that people living with diabetes face a significantly higher risk of dying with Covid-19. NHS Lincolnshire is reaching out to people living with diabetes who may be concerned by this news and also to those who are worried about developing Type 2 diabetes.
Volunteers’ Week runs from 1-7 June each year to celebrate and thank volunteers across the UK. NHS organisations in Lincolnshire would like to shine a spotlight on their volunteers, to say a big thank you for their hard work over the past year, and during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
PPG Awareness Week takes place from 31 May 2020 to 6 June 2020, and aims to promote the role and benefit of PPGs (Patient Participation Groups) to patients, the public and health professionals.
During May, which is National Walking Month, whether you decide to walk to work or simply head a bit further whilst taking the dog out, it all counts towards a healthy heart and healthier lifestyle by increasing energy, reducing stress and improving sleeping patterns.
Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed that its next Board meeting, which will be held on Wednesday 27 May (9.30am start) will be held virtually, as in previous months, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and that members of the public will be able to attend the meeting virtually.
If you become unwell over the bank holiday period or need medical advice when your GP surgery is closed, GP out-of-hours services can be accessed by calling NHS 111. Practices also offer extended access appointments which are available between 6.30pm – 8pm weekdays and 8.30am – 6.30pm on Saturdays and Sundays. These appointments can be […]
Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is supporting Stroke Awareness Month by encouraging residents to adopt a healthy lifestyle – such as eating a healthy diet, taking regular exercise, drinking alcohol in moderation and not smoking – as this can significantly reduce the risk of having a stroke.
As Britain enters its ninth week of lockdown and social isolation, Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (LPFT) is working to show how we can be united in kindness during Mental Health Awareness Week.
GP practices and pharmacies in Lincolnshire will be open this Bank Holiday to provide healthcare services to those who need them.
If you notice something out of the ordinary, tell your doctor. Chances are it’s nothing serious, but finding it early makes it more treatable. nhs.uk/cancer If you are currently undergoing treatment or about to, your clinician will discuss with you the benefits of starting or continuing your cancer treatment against the increased risks of contracting […]
People living in Lincolnshire are being encouraged to talk to their healthcare teams about their end of life wishes; because ensuring people receive the right care has been proven to have a huge impact on a person’s well-being.
The CCG has been notified that one of our practices has reported a phishing exercise on a patient with someone phoning a patient claiming to be from the practice and asked the patient to confirm some personal details. The patient thought it was odd so didn’t provide anything and contacted the practice who confirmed they […]
Abbeyview Surgery in Crowland has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), following an inspection carried out on 5 March 2020.
The head of the NHS has launched a major new drive to persuade the public to seek the urgent care and treatment they need. NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens warned that delays in getting treatment due to coronavirus fears pose a long term risk to people’s health.
Lincolnshire‘s NHS leaders would like to thank everyone for the sacrifices they continue to make to protect our teams. Please keep following the government’s advice. http://nhs.uk/coronavirus Stay At Home ~ Protect The NHS ~ SaveLives #WeAreLincsNHS 💙
Please note that all of the Boston Primary Care Network practices which are; Parkside Medical Centre, The Sidings Medical Practice, Greyfriars Surgery, Liquorpond Surgery, Swineshead Medical Group and Kirton Medical Centre are opening business as usual and operating a normal working day on Friday 10 April (Good Friday) and Monday 13 April (Easter Monday) between […]
GP practice services in Lincolnshire will be operating on both Good Friday and Easter Monday. This support will be in line with the way general practice services are currently being delivered in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current coronavirus restrictions mean you should not attend a GP surgery unless you have been told to […]
A new NHS statutory authority, the NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), will be established with effect from 1st April 2020. It replaces the previous four NHS Lincolnshire CCGs (East, South, South West and West) which have been in existence since 2013.
Lincolnshire has further bolstered its commitment to mental health with the launch of a new confidential mental health and emotional wellbeing helpline.