New NHS scheme encouraging self- care of minor aliments

A new Minor Ailments Scheme has been established in North East Lincolnshire to provide local people with easy access to advice and medicine, and encourage self- care for long term and minor conditions. The Minor Ailment Scheme can save time and enable people to avoid waiting to see a GP, and if a person’s prescriptions are free of charge then the [...] Read more

Plan for local healthcare transformation published

The Humber Coast and Vale Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) has been published today, 21 November 2016. The plan is the first stage in a programme of work undertaken by a partnership of 21 local authorities, NHS commissioners and providers and other community based organisations that started in April 2016. Emma Latimer, Humber Coast and [...] Read more

Next Meeting of the NEL CCG Partnership Board

The next meeting of the Partnership Board is taking place at 2.00pm on Thursday 10th November, 2016 at the Social Enterprise Centre, 84 Wellington Street, Grimsby DN32 7DZ. Members of the public are welcome to attend. To access the meeting papers click here To enable the CCG to make any reasonable adjustments to the venue for this meeting, please [...] Read more

Next Joint Co-Commissioning Committee - 18th October 2016

Members of the public are welcome to attend the CCG Joint Co-Commissioning Committee which looks at the functions and issues relating to the Commissioning of Primary Care Medical Services. The meeting is taking place on 18th October at 3.00 - 5.00pm At Centre4, Wooten Road, Nunsthorpe, Grimsby For Papers of the meeting please click here

People with epilepsy given opportunity to focus on their needs

People with epilepsy in North East Lincolnshire are being offered the opportunity to take part in a focus group where they can highlight their needs and the information and support that would help them. North East Lincolnshire CCG is looking to develop a programme of support and the views and thoughts of those living with epilepsy is an important [...] Read more

New Provider of local Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services takes to the road from October 1st

From October 1st non-emergency patient transport in North and North East Lincolnshire will be provided by Thames UK. NHS funded Patient Transport Services (PTS) are there to help people get to their hospital appointments when they are too poorly or are physically unable to get there otherwise. NHS North and North East Lincolnshire Clinical [...] Read more

New apartments give much needed independence to vulnerable people

A new development in Grimsby was officially opened this week to enable and support vulnerable adults to live independently. Eleanor Apartments is made up of 12 self-contained apartments that have been specially adapted to help people develop their independence and have their own space. The apartments were refurbished thanks to the partnership [...] Read more

Nominations Open for the 2017 North East Lincolnshire Health & Social Care Awards!

Building on the continuing success of the Health & Social Care Awards in previous years, North East Lincolnshire CCG would like to invite you once again to submit your nominations. As was the case last year, the awards will encompass all health and social care areas in North East Lincolnshire. Any professional or volunteer working for the [...] Read more

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