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New medical director welcomed to Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) has welcomed a new medical director to its Board.

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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Lincolnshire East CCG: Cervical cancer screenings save lives

With Cervical Screening Awareness Week drawing to a close, Lincolnshire East CCG is reminding members of the public of the importance of getting screened.

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No Sustainability and Transformation Plan for Lincolnshire health services until next year

No Sustainability and Transformation Plan for Lincolnshire health services until next year

Health bosses have said that proposals for a major shakeup of NHS services in Lincolnshire will not be published until next year.

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Thames ambulance service makes improvements on performance for Lincolnshire patients

Thames ambulance service makes improvements on performance for Lincolnshire patients

Councillors have said progress has been made by Thames Ambulance Service since an improvement plan was put in place by Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group.

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New plan to improve health of Lincolnshire residents

A major new health strategy to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Lincolnshire has been published.

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New 'Quality Matrons': John Boulton, Julie Button, Jennie Deeks, Karen Bailey and Nicolene Atkinson.

New senior nurses focussing on quality improvements in Lincolnshire’s hospitals

Five new matrons have now started work to help improve the quality of care in Lincolnshire’s hospitals.

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Fire safety improvements to reassure patients at Lincolnshire hospitals

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust said that a £46 million fire safety investment in hospital buildings will reassure patients.

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Get involved with your local Patient Participation Group

‘PPG Awareness Week’ takes place from June 4-9, and aims to promote the role and benefit of Patient Participation Groups to patients, the public, and health professionals.

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10 minutes of brisk walking can improve the health of East Midlands residents

10 minutes of brisk walking can improve the health of East Midlands residents

Public Health England (PHE) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) are advising adults in the East Midlands focus on 10 minutes of brisk walking a day.

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Pilgrim Hospital in Boston.

Health bosses vote to keeping children’s ward open, but back-up plans will be put together

Health bosses have said that continuing Boston children’s services as they are is their preferred option despite concern over staffing levels and trainee doctors.

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Top trainers Marcus Benson-Day (left) and Justin Riley (right).

Free sessions as top fitness trainers visit Louth leisure centre

Two of the world’s best fitness instructors are coming to Louth’s Meridian Leisure Centre – and you are invited to join them for the ultimate class experience.

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Boston children’s services recommended to remain open by health bosses

Boston children’s services recommended to remain open by health bosses

Health bosses will recommend to continue to run Boston Pilgrim children’s services for now, but with a temporary inpatient closure as a backup.

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Dementia Action Week (Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire).

Get involved with ‘Dementia Action Week’ in Louth

This year, Dementia Awareness Week will be renamed ‘Dementia Action Week’ and will run from today (May 21) until May 27.

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Lincolnshire residents advised to order Bank Holiday prescriptions early

With the Spring bank holiday approaching on Monday May 27, Lincolnshire East CCG is reminding patients to order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.

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Lincs teens struggling with mental health

National Citizen Service (NCS) in Lincolnshire is championing Mental Health Awareness Week (May 14 -20) to help raise awareness of mental health ahead of its programme this summer after national research by the youth empowerment programme revealed 37% of teens have experienced mental health problems.

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Lincolnshire A&E’s were overwhelmed last winter, according to report to county councillors

Lincolnshire A&E’s were overwhelmed last winter, according to report to county councillors

Accident and emergency departments in Lincolnshire have been overwhelmed by the level of demand upon the service during last winter.

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Health Scrutiny Panel tell hospital bosses there is not enough information on Boston children’s services

Health Scrutiny Panel tell hospital bosses there is not enough information on Boston children’s services

Councillors have told health bosses that there is ‘not enough information’ in the trust’s reports to make a decision on the future of Boston’s children’s services.

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Be careful in the Sun.

Lincolnshire East CCG’s advice for ‘Sun Awareness Week’

Eight out of ten people are failing to adequately apply sunscreen before going out in the sun, according to a survey carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists to mark ‘Sun Awareness Week’ (May 14-20).

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Health warning issued with vampire flies set to infest parts of Britain

Health warning issued over vampire Blandford flies that cause nasty blisters set to infest parts of Britain

No one likes a pesky fly, far less those of the bloodsucking variety that can leave people seriously ill with a single bite.

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