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The Right Medicine

A new pilot scheme has been launched in North East Lincolnshire to support people to get the most out of their medicines and make a better recovery. Patients at 12 local GP practices will have access to a clinical pharmacist who will work alongside the doctors and nurses to ensure people always get to see the right health professional for their [...] Read more

Winter can be bad for your health – are you ready for it?

With the clocks going back and the darker nights drawing in, winter is just around the corner and it is the time to start planning for the colder months ahead. Winter can be challenging, especially for those aged over 65 and people who are not otherwise fit and well. However, there are a number of things we can all do to help prepare ourselves for [...] Read more

Next Meeting of the NEL CCG Partnership Board

The next meeting of the Partnership Board is taking place at 2pm on Thursday 12th November 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 inform us [...] Read more

Remember the 5th November - it's the Home Care Careers Fair!

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is pleased to announce the North East Lincolnshire’s Homecare Recruitment Fair drop-in event. The event will take place on Thursday 5th November from 10.00am to 3.00pm at the Carers’ Support Centre, 1 Town Hall Square in Grimsby and the public are encouraged to drop-in at any time. The [...] Read more

Never too soon to plan for the future

Whatever your age or where you are in life, it's never too soon to start planning for the future. A Life Planning Day - on Wednesday (October 14) from 3pm to 7pm - will bring together organisations under one roof to support people with things like will writing and financial planning. There will also be organisations to advise on end of life [...] Read more

New Smoking in cars legislation a major step forward to protect children from second hand smoke

New legislation coming into force from October 1 will ban smoking in cars when young people under 18 are present. It has been hailed as a major step forward in protecting the health of young people by Stephen Pintus, director of Public Health for North East Lincolnshire. “When the ban on smoking in pubs and workplaces was introduced eight years [...] Read more

Have your say - follow-up inspection of services at Grimsby Hospital

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. It monitors, inspects and regulates services to make sure they meet standards of quality and safety. It then publishes its findings, including performance ratings, to help people choose their care. The CQC Northern Lincolnshire & Goole FT [...] Read more

Breast cancer patients invited to health and wellbeing days

Breast cancer patients in Grimsby and Scunthorpe are being invited to special health and wellbeing days tailored to their needs. Men and women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, received treatment or have recovered from the illness are invited to attend the free taster days. Run by the Trust’s breast cancer survivorship team in [...] Read more

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