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Don’t let hay fever get you down this summer – see a pharmacist for advice

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 us by surprise. Continue reading “Don’t let hay fever get you down this summer – see a pharmacist for advice”

Diabetes advice and support – making a difference across Lincolnshire

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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.

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Shining a spotlight on NHS volunteers during National Volunteers’ Week 2020

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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.

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Bank Holiday weekend opening hours…

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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 booked through your own GP practice or through NHS111 when your practice is closed.

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Worried about cancer? Help us help you get the support you need

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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 coronavirus.

We have gathered some information around Macmillan services available to support people with cancer:

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NHS Lincolnshire: Helping people to have important conversations about the care they would want at the end of their life

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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.

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Phone scams are on the rise with criminals targeting households across the UK to try and defraud people

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 hadn’t called.

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Thank you from Lincolnshire’s NHS leaders

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 💙

GP Services in Boston – Good Friday and Bank Holiday Monday

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 8am and 6.30pm.  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 do so.

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Lincolnshire GP Services and Pharmacies – Good Friday and Bank Holiday Monday

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 do so.

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New NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group established on 1st April 2020

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.

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