Walk-in opportunities available to people aged 16 and over on a ‘first come, first served’ basis as follows. *Second dose vaccinations (minimum eight week gap between first and second dose). People aged 16 and 17 currently require only one vaccination. Booster vaccination will not be available on a walk-in basis and patients must have a […]
NHS Lincolnshire CCG is raising awareness of Myeloma during Blood Cancer Awareness Month, September 2021, where the emphasis is about raising awareness of the symptoms of blood cancers which are vague, non-specific and often confused for other illnesses.
Covid vaccinations for healthy 12-15 year olds Following yesterday’s recommendation by the UK’s four Chief Medical Officers that healthy children aged 12-15 should be offered one dose of the Pfizer vaccine, we continue to prepare for the imminent rollout across Lincolnshire, which will be delivered in schools by our Schools Aged Immunisation Service. Those being […]
Integrated Neighbourhood Working will be the theme of a networking event and jobs fayre organised by Boston Primary Care Network and the Boston Neighbourhood Team. The event will be held on Thursday 23 September at Fydell House, South Street Boston from 2.00pm to 7.00pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.
As we enter National Eczema Week (13 – 19 September), NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is raising awareness of atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis), which is the most common form of eczema, a condition that causes the skin to become itchy, dry and cracked.
There are still more than 49,000 people in Lincolnshire aged 18-39 who have not come forwards for a covid vaccination.
Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding eligible older patients to get the shingles vaccine to help prevent the painful infection.
Lincolnshire GPs are backing a national NHS campaign by urging patients to get their blood pressure checked during Know Your Numbers Week, which runs from the 6 to 12 September 2021.
A supplier to the NHS has advised us of a global shortage of some equipment used for taking blood tests.
Do you know that if you need urgent care you don’t need to get yourself to A&E? Those using NHS111 would be offered a timeslot at a local service matched to their health needs and urgency to be seen. The service will book you in to be seen quickly and safely in A&E, an Urgent […]
It’s important to look after your health when moving away from home. This includes registering with a new GP and finding your local sexual health service. Here are our 5 health tips for new students.
A database of emotional support options for men in Lincolnshire has been launched. A Better Way, by Lincolnshire charity HWLincs, offers one-to-one support, support options by contact method and happier living tools.
Fifty six percent (56%) of 16 and 17 year olds in Lincolnshire have already taken up the offer of a covid vaccination in the last two weeks.
On Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September we are unable to run our Mass Vaccination Centre at the Lincolnshire Showground. Due to a pre-existing event there will be no vaccination appointments or walk-ins available.
Working with Dickinson’s Coaches a free shuttle bus service is being introduced in Boston to transport residents of Boston to the Princess Royal Sports Arena (PRSA) for their vaccinations.
K2 Healthcare is delighted to announce that its entry ‘K2 Federation’ has been shortlisted for ‘Primary Care Networks, GP or Community Provider of the Year’ at the HSJ Awards 2021, recognising their outstanding contribution to healthcare – in what has been an exceptional and challenging period across the sector.
NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed that its next Board meeting will be held on Wednesday 25 August 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 members of the public will be able to join the meeting […]
As letters have started to arrive inviting 16/17 year olds to walk in sessions for their Covid vaccinations there appears to be an issue with the national Grab a Jab site showing the venues that are available in Lincolnshire. It is not currently showing any sites available even though there are many offering the walk-ins […]
A free shuttle bus service is being introduced in Lincoln to transport people up to the Lincolnshire Showground for their vaccinations.
NHS Lincolnshire has this week started to offer the Covid vaccination to all 16 and 17 year olds at the Lincolnshire Showground and the Princess Royal Sports Arena in Boston, on a walk in basis between 8.30am to 7.00pm seven days a week. This means that there is no need to make an appointment, and […]
People in Lincolnshire are being encouraged to make sure that they get their covid jab as the number of cases, in some areas, continues to rise as well as more locally. In addition many young people who are approaching their 18th birthday (within three months of this date) are now being invited to book their […]
NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Lincolnshire County Council are currently reviewing the services available for people with dementia and their carers across the county. We are trying to build a picture of how these services work currently and make improvements as required. In order to support this review, we are keen to hear from […]
Young people across Lincolnshire are again being urged to get their covid vaccination as soon as possible, following confirmation that 18-34 year olds accounted for one fifth of covid hospital admissions nationally last month.
If you live in the Mablethorpe, Sutton on Sea and Trusthorpe areas, we would like to find out more about your views and thoughts on the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme ‘Healthier You’ and your experiences with your own health. What you tell us will help us understand how people living in Mablethorpe, Sutton on Sea […]
We appreciate that for parents with vulnerable children the increased prevalence of Covid is very worrying, and as such they will wish to get their child vaccinated as soon as possible. We are keen to do this too. At the moment we are waiting to receive the final guidance from the national vaccination team to […]
Against a backdrop nationally of increasing numbers of young people with coronavirus being admitted to hospital, younger people across Lincolnshire are being urged to come forwards and get vaccinated.
NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed that its next Board meeting will be held on Wednesday 28 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 members of the public will be able to join the meeting […]
The Lincolnshire covid vaccination programme reached a monumental milestone today as it gave its one millionth vaccination (first and second doses combined) to a patient at the PRSA Mass Vaccination Centre, Boston.
The covid vaccination programme in Lincolnshire has all but hit its 85% target, having given well over 900,000 first and second doses to people across the county.
Much of the advice on beating the heat is common sense and for many people spells of warmer weather are something they very much enjoy. However, for some people, such as older people, those with underlying health conditions and young children, the summer heat can bring real health risks. That’s why we’re urging everyone […]
Staycations and days out are once again the highlight of the British summer. So NHS Lincolnshire CCG has some top tips to help you to make the most of your time without having to worry about sunburnt shoulders or a dodgy tummy. If you’re off out over this summer follow these simple survival tips.
People in Lincolnshire will be able to take advantage of late night walk-in covid vaccinations today, Thursday 15th July, until 10pm at the county’s two Mass Vaccination Centres (MVCs) at PRSA, Boston, and the Lincolnshire Showground.
People visiting all healthcare settings in Lincolnshire should continue to follow additional COVID-19 safety measures after Monday 19 July.
As the whole country, including Lincolnshire, waits for the remaining covid restrictions to be lifted next week, people who have not yet had their vaccination are being urged to come forwards, especially those who are at higher risk from covid due to their health conditions.
With just over a week to go before covid restrictions are due to be eased on 19th July, the NHS in Lincolnshire is urging anyone who hasn’t yet been vaccinated, whether first or second time, to either attend one of the walk-in opportunities across the county, or to book an appointment as soon as possible.
People in Lincoln and Boston will have the chance on Saturday 10th July to receive their COVID-19 vaccination.
Many of our patients, carers and their families will know that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a big impact on the NHS, and although COVID cases in our hospitals have now reduced we still have a lot of work to do to restore services to the same level they were before the pandemic.
Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles all know that you can’t stop children having bumps and scrapes, but you can be their summer superhero by knowing how to come to their rescue. These seven tips can give you the super powers you need when they think it’s the end of the world.
As we draw closer to the 19th July, the date set for easing covid restrictions currently in place, people across Lincolnshire who have not yet received a covid vaccination are being urged to come forwards quickly and get vaccinated, since the next two weeks are crucial in the race against the virus, to ensure enough […]
The Pharmacy department at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has a team dedicated to supporting the delivery of the Covid-19 vaccine programme across Lincolnshire. This includes myself, Andrew Baines as the Trust’s procurement lead pharmacist, the Trust’s Associate Chief Pharmacist for aseptic services, the Trust’s Chief Pharmacist, and many other pharmacy staff who worked initially […]
Following on from the ‘big weekend’ of vaccinations held across the country last weekend, which resulted in nearly 800 additional people across Lincolnshire receiving their covid vaccination, there will be further walk-in opportunities at sites across the county this weekend.
People in Lincoln will have the chance on Saturday 3rd July to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination.
In another significant milestone for the covid vaccination programme in Lincolnshire, the Mass Vaccination Centre (MVC) at the Lincolnshire Showground has recently given its 100,000th vaccination.
NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed that its next Board meeting will be held on Wednesday 30 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 members of the public will be able to join the meeting […]
The Mass Vaccination Centre (MVC) at PRSA, Boston, today hosted Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, and players from Boston United Football Club, who attended for their first covid vaccinations.
Just over six weeks since it celebrated reaching 100,000 covid vaccinations, the Meres Local Vaccination Centre (LVC) in Grantham has hit another huge milestone, reaching 150,000 vaccinations.
As the covid vaccination programme in Lincolnshire and across the country enters the final sprint, the NHS is holding a ‘big weekend’ of vaccine-related activity, to encourage people to get vaccinated and help meet the ambition of offering everyone aged 18 or over a vaccination by 19th July.
People in Lincoln will have the chance on Saturday 26th June to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination.
Walk-in covid vaccinations will be available at PRSA Mass Vaccination Centre (MVC) from Tuesday 22nd until Friday 25th June inclusive, between 8am – 7pm.
The county’s two Mass Vaccination Centres (MVCs) at PRSA, Boston, and the Lincolnshire Showground will be offering walk-in AstraZeneca covid vaccinations during w/c 21st June. Anyone aged 40 years or over will be able to attend for a first dose vaccination or a second dose if there is a minimum eight week gap since their […]
Spend time in the shade when the sun is strongest. In the UK, this is between 11am and 3pm from March to October. Don’t forget to take a hat, sunglasses and sun cream to keep you safe from the sun, and spend time in the shade between 11am and 3pm when the sun is strongest. Apply […]
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 […]
The NHS Lincolnshire Citizens’ Panel May prize draw winner has donated her £250 prize to her charity that provides care packages to families of newborn babies who are unexpectedly transferred out of Pilgrim Hospital.
Photo caption: The recipient of the 500,000th first dose vaccination was Ruth Granby, pictured (right hand side) receiving a bouquet of flowers from Rebecca Neno, Deputy Chief Nurse, NHS Lincolnshire CCG. In a significant milestone for the county, the Lincolnshire covid vaccination programme gave its 500,000th first dose vaccination last week at the PRSA Mass […]
People in Lincoln will have the chance on Saturday 19th June to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination.
People in Lincolnshire in cohort 6 – those aged 16 to 64 with underlying health conditions – as well as carers and informal carers, are being offered the chance to attend a covid vaccination walk-in clinic at the PRSA Mass Vaccination Centre, Boston, on Sunday 2-5pm, Monday 9am-12 noon, and Tuesday 3-6pm. The walk in […]
In a boost for the covid vaccination programme in the county, NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group has announced that the Pfizer vaccine will be available at its Lincolnshire Showground Mass Vaccination Centre (MVC) as of Friday 11th June 2021. “We’re delighted to be able to offer the Pfizer vaccine at the Showground MVC from the […]
In a major milestone for the covid vaccination programme in Lincolnshire, the Mass Vaccination Centre (MVC) at Princess Royal Sports Arena (PRSA), Boston, has recently given its 100,000th vaccination.
The East Lindsey Primary Care Network (PCN) is currently made up of 11 GP practices who work together with other local organisations – such as community and mental health providers, social care, public health, pharmacy, hospital and voluntary services. The PCN supports the needs of their local population that is growing, living longer and may […]
PPG Awareness Week takes place from 31 May to 6 June, and aims to promote the role and benefit of PPGs (Patient Participation Groups) to patients, the public and health professionals.
People in Boston will have the opportunity this Saturday to find out more about the ongoing covid vaccination programme, and book in for their covid vaccination.
NHS Lincolnshire CCG has recently undertaken a procurement process for a newly commissioned Direct Payment Support Service to start from 1 July 2021. Following the conclusion of this process, NHS Lincolnshire CCG is pleased to announce that the successful bidder is PeoplePlus Group.
NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed that its next Board meeting will be held on Wednesday 26 May 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 members of the public will be able to join the meeting […]
In a significant milestone for the rollout of the covid vaccination programme in Lincolnshire, Franklin Hall, Spilsby, has recently given its 20,000th vaccination.
With the Spring Bank Holiday approaching on Monday 31 May, NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding patients to order repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.
As the rollout of the covid vaccination programme continues at pace across Lincolnshire, people under the age of 40 are being asked to contact their GP practice if their address or mobile number has changed recently, to ensure it has their up to date contact details.
Appointments for covid vaccinations are now available on the National Booking Service for people who live in Grantham, Sleaford and surrounding areas, to attend the Local Vaccination Centre (LVC) at the Table Tennis Club, Meres Leisure Centre, Grantham (Trent Road NG31 7XQ).
In a major milestone for the covid vaccination programme in Lincolnshire, the Local Vaccination Centre (LVC) at the Meres Leisure Centre, Grantham, has recently given its 100,000th vaccination.
Today we are putting the spotlight on Lynda Stockwell, Clinical and Operational Lead for the Princess Royal Sports Arena (PRSA), Boston Mass Vaccination Centre.
People in Lincolnshire are being urged to reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by making some simple changes to their lifestyle ahead of Diabetes Prevention Week, which runs from 10-16 May.
The Mass Vaccination Centre (MVC) at the Lincolnshire Showground has now given 50,000 vaccinations, a significant milestone and contribution to Lincolnshire’s covid vaccination programme.
Today we are putting the spotlight on Terry Vine – Deputy Chief Nurse – NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Clinical and Operational Lead for the mass vaccination centre at the Lincolnshire Showground. “I have been in the NHS for 32 years, which is when I started training to be a nurse. I am general […]
The Mass Vaccination Centre at PRSA, Boston, will be holding another European Day this Sunday 2 May, in an effort to encourage more people from eastern European communities to have their first covid vaccination.
NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed that its next Board meeting will be held on Wednesday 28 April 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 members of the public will be able to join the meeting […]
“The NHS is currently undertaking one of its biggest challenges in its history in the planning and delivery of the Covid 19 Vaccination Programme whilst ensuring people can still access NHS services. In Lincolnshire we have risen to this challenge, enabling almost 90% of over 50s, health and social care workers and those with long […]
NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is supporting European Immunisation Week, which runs from 26 April to 5 May, and aims to increase vaccination coverage by raising awareness of the importance of immunisation to parents, carers and the families of children.
NHS Lincolnshire CCG is supporting Allergy Awareness Week between 26th – 30th April. Each year the number of allergy sufferers increases with half of those affected being children. The aim of Allergy Awareness Week is to raise awareness of the impact of allergies, as well as some of the things we can do to help.
With the May bank holiday fast approaching on Monday 3 May, NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding patients to order repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.
NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is backing IBS Awareness Month throughout April, to help raise awareness of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) which affects between 10% and 15% of the population at some point in their life, yet many people remain undiagnosed and unaware that their symptoms indicate a medically recognized disorder.