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Living with COPD? Have your say on the support that's available!

NELCCG COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Patient Survey, COPD Social Prescribing Engagement Event & COPD Patient Focus Group North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is conducting a COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Patient Survey and we would like your help to gain views on support which will help manage [...] Read more

New Social Care Booklet Available to Download

A new booklet called Adult Social Care and You has been published to help people understand the care and support that is provided for adults who need a little extra help to stay healthy and live their life as independently as possible. If you have ever wondered what the journey through Adult Social Care could be like, the booklet will give you a [...] Read more

Great response to the 2016 North East Lincolnshire Health and Social Care Awards

All the entries have now been received for the 2016 North East Lincolnshire Health and Social Care Awards. There was a great response and the team of community representatives has had the very difficult job of shortlisting from some fantastic submissions for these exciting awards. The shortlist is now complete and awards are on order for what will [...] Read more

New Programme Launched Across Greater Lincolnshire to Help People at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Greater Lincolnshire is one of 27 new areas in England to offer world’s first nationwide Diabetes Prevention Programme in wave one of roll-out People at high risk of Type 2 diabetes will be invited to join a programme helping them to avoid developing the condition as a new national scheme launches in Greater Lincolnshire. This covers the whole of [...] Read more

Listening to the needs of people affected by Multiple Sclerosis

People given a life-changing diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) now have access to tailored information to help them understand what support is there for them in North East Lincolnshire. The newly diagnosed patient information pack and a new MS leaflet are something people affected by MS and their carers asked us to create at a listening event [...] Read more

Urgent Care Briefing - Supporting people to get the right care in the right place

Urgent care is for illness or injuries that need immediate medical attention but are not serious enough to require a visit to A&E or an ambulance. The CCG and NHS England commission a range of primary care medical services for people who need immediate medical attention, and keep these under regular review. This briefing note sets out the [...] Read more

Quality Survey - What does quality care mean to you?

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking local people to tell us what quality means to them. We all have different experiences of health and social care. Everyone has their own ideas about what makes a quality service, what has made a real difference to their health and wellbeing and what has been disappointing. [...] Read more

A long weekend to remember - for the right reasons!

Easter is approaching and we’re sure you would rather this is a long weekend is one to remember for all the right reasons. If you are planning a trip out with the family, be prepared for blisters, cuts, rashes and stings by taking a small first aid kit with you. A well-stocked medicine cabinet at home can also help you take minor illnesses or [...] Read more

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