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Clinical leaders debate future care services

A group of lead clinicians from GP practices, hospitals, community care and social care in northern Lincolnshire have joined forces to help design services that are fit for the future. As part of the Healthy Lives, Healthy Futures (HLHF) programme, which is reviewing all healthcare services in the area, the medics and allied health and social care [...] Read more

Local experts urge those with respiratory conditions to stay safe this winter

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is warning those with a respiratory condition to stay safe this winter, anticipating an annual spike in hospital admissions for those with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). While many of us take a day or two off work due to a mild cold and generally feeling unwell, it's [...] Read more

Have your say on Multiple Sclerosis services in North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working closely with partners to host an event aimed at improving the lives of those suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in North East Lincolnshire. The aim of the ‘Focus on MS in North East Lincolnshire’ event is to get patients and families together to share their experiences and [...] Read more

Be prepared - Stock up your medicine cabinet

It always pays to be prepared – especially over the winter period when the weather can prevent us getting out and about. That’s why the advice from North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is to have a well-stocked medicine cabinet for times when you or your family are feeling under the weather. Dr Rakesh Pathak, Clinical Lead for [...] Read more

Not sure if it’s an emergency? Call the local health advice line

With seasonal illnesses like flu and tummy bugs beginning to circulate, pressure on the NHS increases. North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is highlighting the telephone health service available in North East Lincolnshire to help people access the right health services first time. If you’re generally fit and healthy, you may be [...] Read more

Choose Well – know where to go for healthcare this winter

As the cold weather bites and the usual winter ailments and injuries begin to take hold, North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is urging local people to think twice before they go to Accident and Emergency or dial 999. These services are for people with serious injuries, illnesses and emergencies only. Throughout North East [...] Read more

Flu – Are you protected this winter?

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NELCCG) is reminding people in ‘at risk’ groups to make sure that they have their free, seasonal flu jab if they haven’t already done so. A flu vaccine is available free on the NHS for: • pregnant women* • children aged two to four • children aged 6 months - 18 years with a long-term health [...] Read more

Feeling under the weather? Visit your pharmacy to get your symptoms checked

With winter fast approaching, North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding local residents about the benefits of using their local pharmacy for getting health advice and treatment for minor symptoms. The reminder coincides with the launch of the national campaign ‘Feeling under the weather?’ which promotes the benefits of [...] Read more

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