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

Survival Rates Improve as Cancer Volunteers Spread the Message

Cancer survival rates in North East Lincolnshire have improved year on year partly owing to a successful volunteer project funded by the NHS. The Cancer Collaborative, managed by Care Plus Group and funded by North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), raises awareness of cancer symptoms within local communities and encourages [...] Read more

Injecting information to raise awareness

NHS staff are gearing up to offer free diabetes risk assessments to the public. An awareness event has been organised at Grimsby’s Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, as part of world diabetes day on Friday November 14. Health advisors at the hospital will be on hand inside the main foyer from 9.30am to 12.30pm, to offer advice and guidance to [...] Read more

NHS in North East Lincolnshire asks people to become Antibiotics Guardians to encourage responsible use of the drugs

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NELCCG) is encouraging members of the public and healthcare professionals to become ‘Antibiotic Guardians’ as part of marking European Antibiotics Awareness Day on Tuesday 18 November. The aim of the day is to encourage the responsible use and prescribing of antibiotics, and increase [...] Read more

Royal College Praises Grimsby GPs

GPs in Grimsby have been accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners for delivering the very highest quality care to patients. Raj Medical Centre on Laceby Road and the Dr A Sinha and Dr G De practice (based at Cromwell Primary Care Centre and Laceby Village Surgery) have received the prestigious Quality Practice Award after being [...] Read more

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