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

And the winner is…

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NELCCG) is proud to announce that Nicola Pullman, Service Lead for Carers and Communities, has won two NHS Regional Leadership Recognition Awards with Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber. The awards ceremony which took place in Leeds on 3rd December saw a gathering of many credible faces [...] Read more

Work starts on £1.2 million assisted living centre

A new £1.2 million assisted living centre is under construction at the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby. Set to open in April, the centre will be a one-stop-shop for advice and information for patients who require equipment and support at home to be able to maintain their independence. They'll be able to get advice on a range of [...] Read more

The Care Act

Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb describes the Care Act 2014 as “the most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years, putting people and their carers in control of their care and support”. Highlights under the Act include: A duty for local authorities (LAs) to promote physical, mental and emotional wellbeing when carrying [...] Read more

Grimsby’s second assisted living development is unveiled

FAMILY, friends and project partners gathered today to celebrate the official opening of Grimsby’s second purpose-built development designed for adults with a learning and physical disability to live independently. Willow House and Willow Mews, off Crosland Road, is a £2.5 million development consisting of 16 apartments and four bungalows which [...] Read more

Healthy Lives, Healthy Futures agrees proposals for Hyper-Acute Stroke services and Ear, Nose and Throat inpatient surgery in Northern Lincolnshire

Following a public consultation, North East Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have agreed to take forward their preferred proposals for Hyper Acute Stroke services and Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) inpatient surgery. Hyper-Acute Stroke services will continue to operate at Scunthorpe General Hospital (SGH) only. [...] Read more

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