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Combating Cancer Together!

A cancer diagnosis is devastating but here in North East Lincolnshire there is a whole army of people taking on the disease. From GPs and hospital consultants to nurses and hundreds of members of the public, there is a coordinated effort to combat cancer that has attracted national attention. Health bosses at NHS England were so impressed by the [...] Read more

Living well with Diabetes!

Being diagnosed with a serious long term health condition can make anyone feel worried and isolated. However, people living with diabetes in North East Lincolnshire are keen to show others that they’re not on their own. Members of the recently formed NEL Diabetes Support Group are encouraging people to find out more about the condition and what [...] Read more

New Phone Number for Ashwood Surgery!

Important information for patients at the Ashwood Surgery The Ashwood Surgery has a new telephone number – please use 01472 255261 if you want to contact the surgery.

Royal Appointment for vice chair of North East Lincolnshire CCG Community Forum

Immingham resident Terry Simco MBE and vice chair of North East Lincolnshire CCG Community Forum has received recognition for his service to the Queen Victoria Seaman’s Rest in the east end of London by having a recently refurbished suite named after him. The official opening was performed by HRH Princess Alexandra who is patron of the mission. [...] Read more

Don't forget to top up on water!

While we are not experiencing the baking temperatures of early July, it is still very warm and humid and doctors in North East Lincolnshire are advising people to make sure they are drinking enough water. Dehydration is unpleasant and can leave you feeling tired, dizzy and light headed. Left untreated or in infants, older people or people who are [...] Read more

Celebrating Diversity in North East Lincolnshire

The CCG has won a national award for the equal opportunities it offers to people working here. We were named Small Employer of the Year at the national Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei) awards. The CCG was also highly commended for Inclusive Procurement (the way we purchase services and goods from other organisations) and the way [...] Read more

CCG Joint Co-Commissioning Meeting - 23rd July 2015

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 23rd July 2015 at 2.00 - 4.00pm At Centre4, Wooten Road, Nunsthorpe, Grimsby For Papers of the meeting Click Here Future meeting [...] Read more

NHS Patient Transport – Keeping the Wheels in Motion

NHS funded Patient Transport is there so people can get to appointments that their GP or Consultant has referred them to when they are too poorly or are physically unable to get there otherwise. There are national criteria about who is eligible. These are medical criteria and not about how much people can afford to pay. People on certain benefits [...] Read more

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