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New development supports people to keep their independence in style!

Residents are due to start moving into a new apartment building that has been specially designed to help elderly people keep their independence and their own front door. The new 60 bedded Extra Care Housing Scheme in the East Marsh area of Grimsby is the culmination of four years of work and planning between North East Lincolnshire Clinical [...] Read more

Next meeting of the NEL CCG Partnership Board

The next meeting of the Partnership Board is taking place at 2pm on Thursday 9th July 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 if [...] Read more

Hundreds receiving the best treatment for stroke at Scunthorpe hospital

In the wake of the national Stroke Association warning of the rise in working-age men and women falling victim to the condition, we re-visit how the centralisation of hyperacute stroke services at Scunthorpe General Hospital is helping patients in North and North East Lincolnshire and hear from one man near Caistor who has written a book about his [...] Read more

Living Better 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

A year in health and social care - North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group publishes its Annual Report for 2014/15

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2014/15 today. 2014/15 has been another year where all NHS & Adult Social Care organisations have had to work hard to make considerable savings while planning for the future and delivering better care than ever before. The CCG saved [...] Read more

North East Lincolnshire Medics Target Utrecht

North East Lincolnshire medics are to visit The Netherlands next month hoping to encourage Dutch doctors to take up exciting opportunities in our area. The local NHS is offering a limited number of supported employment opportunities for newly qualified or experienced GPs seeking a new working environment or who wish to enhance their careers. A [...] Read more

Tea and Cake with Luke Clements

If you are a carer under 25 then you should come along to Grimsby town hall on Tuesday 2 June between 5:30 pm and 6pm and listen to Professor Luke Clements who has written a number of books on the rights of disabled people and their carers. Luke was also Special Advisor to the Parliamentary Committee, which scrutinised the Bill that became the [...] Read more

Leaving Hospital in the know and on the mend

While most people are very relieved to go home after a stay in hospital, it can still be a worrying time for the patient and their family or carers. The early days of recovery after an illness or accident are extremely important. Having access to the right information, advice and support can help people feel like themselves again more quickly and [...] Read more

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