Help us to help you during the strike action

People are being urged to only go to the emergency centre (A&E) if it is really necessary as the hospital is expected to be extremely busy. Wherever possible, people should use alternatives such as local pharmacies, their own GP practice or call the Single Point of Access on 01472 256 256 if they need advice. Patients due to attend Diana [...] Read more

Change in service for patients receiving counselling support at Freshney Green Primary Care Centre

A counselling support service operating from Freshney Green Primary Care Centre by the Yarborough Clee Care Limited group is to close at the end of May. Depending on their individual needs, existing patients will continue to be offered appropriate support from other organisations such as Open Minds, MIND and the Alzheimer’s Society. People using [...] Read more

New Provider of Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services

North and North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups are pleased to announce that following a competitive procurement exercise, they have awarded the contract to deliver non-emergency Patient Transport Services across the two areas. The contract has been awarded to Thames Ambulance Service whose parent company The Thames Group operates [...] Read more

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

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