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Patients requiring treatment for sports injuries and joint replacements in Lincolnshire will be able to receive care from a new consultant at Grantham and District hospital. Mr Paul Lee has joined United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust as an orthopaedic consultant. His clinical interests are lower limb reconstruction or replacement, regenerative …

17th October 2017
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The Lincolnshire mental health and learning disability trust last week added its name to a charter which guarantees rights for workers facing a terminal diagnosis. Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) is the first NHS organisation in Lincolnshire to sign the Dying to Work voluntary charter and it joins other …

16th October 2017
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This year’s State of Care shows that, thanks to the efforts of staff and leaders, the quality of health and social care has been maintained despite very real challenges and the majority of people are getting good, safe care. But future quality is precarious as the system struggles with complex …

13th October 2017
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Lincoln City Football Club goalkeeper Paul Farman took a break from training recently to pop into a children’s hospital ward. He was ‘called up’ to deliver a stash of new toys for youngsters to enjoy on United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust’s rainforest ward at Lincoln County Hospital. The toys were …

12th October 2017
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Patients and the public can find out more about how cancer is treated at an open day later this month. The Lincoln oncology centre at Lincoln County Hospital is holding an open day from 9.30am until 12.30pm on Saturday 21 October. There will be displays and information to look at …

11th October 2017
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Grantham A & E overnight closure Over the past few weeks Healthwatch Lincolnshire has noticed a reduction in the number of public comments with regards to the overnight closure of A & E services at Grantham Hospital.  It is important patients continue to share their concerns about this closure.  We …

10th October 2017
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Carers FIRST has developed a series of successful workshops to help you feel more confident with your caring role. The workshops are designed to help you make a positive difference to your life and that of the person you care for. These are 4 weekly sessions of 3 hours each, …

10th October 2017
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A national awareness campaign will shine a light on how people can encourage good mental health in the workplace and how to support staff wellbeing by addressing problems as they emerge. The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day (10 October) is mental health in the workplace. Lincolnshire Partnership …

9th October 2017
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Has your voluntary/community group done some amazing patient, service-user or carer engagement work that’s improved healthcare services? If so we want you to tell us about it.  In fact, we want to support you to tell everyone about it! NHS England will be awarding grants of up to £2,000 to …

9th October 2017
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NHS Choices has included health tips and made information available on their website to support Stay Well This Winter. The campaign is aimed at keeping people informed of how they can stay well during winter to help them avoid having to be admitted to hospital. Public Health England has also created …

7th October 2017
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