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Source: Lincolnite A new centre for counselling has opened in Lincoln, providing support for children, young people, adults and families across the county. Within a few weeks of opening, NW Counselling Hub is already supporting 25 children, young people and adults. The hub will also deliver essential support for trainee …

26th June 2017
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Over 4,000 people have signed a petition set up against the proposed closure of Lincolnshire’s only walk-in-centre. The online form, set up last week following the announcement of an eight week consultation on the plans, highlights concerns that GPs and A&E services would be put under added pressure. It also …

26th June 2017
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New parts of the country set to benefit from expansion of diabetes prevention programme as NHS England drives forward changes to support people to live healthier lives  The head of NHS England, Simon Stevens, has announced 13 new areas are now live and ready to offer a leading NHS prevention …

25th June 2017
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Grantham medical centre out of special measures after much-improved inspection

24th June 2017
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Published today our latest report has gathered 1172 voices  regarding prescribed medication in Lincolnshire.  Some Highlights: 79% of people told us where they received free prescriptions they would be prepared to pay for ‘over the counter’ items eg paracetamol. We calculated that the average cost of wasted medication returned is in excess of …

23rd June 2017
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15 July 2017 Patient Carer and Public Networking Event from 10am – 3.30pm at The New Life Conference Centre, Sleaford. The East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) together with the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups and Trust Providers in Lincolnshire are holding a FREE event around Patient and Public Involvement/Engagement …

23rd June 2017
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Inadequate for safety: North Hykeham GP practice remains in special measures

22nd June 2017
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  Source: Healthwatch England The Queen’s Speech, which announces the legislative programme for the Government over the next two years, has just finished. Health and social care is not an area of focus this year, but the following committments were mentioned, either in the speech or the accompanying press release: …

21st June 2017
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Source: East Lindsey Quality of life network meeting Trinity Centre – Louth Men’s Shed has an issue that they would like support with. People with learning disabilities have been attending the shed and while this is positive the shed members are unable to offer the support needed to enable them …

21st June 2017
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It’s #OvarianCancerAwarenessMonth. Recent research suggests low awareness of the symptoms. Source: NHS The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be difficult to recognise, particularly early on. They’re often the same as symptoms of less serious conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS). Main symptoms The most common …

20th June 2017
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