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Still opportunities to get vaccinated against flu in North East Lincolnshire

People across North East Lincolnshire are being encouraged to get their flu vaccination if they have not already. There has been a significant increase in flu cases across our region over the last few months and this is likely to continue to spread over the winter. Local hospitals are also seeing a high number of patients, of varying ages, being [...]

Find that job where you can make a difference every day

Come along to the next Adult Social Care Recruitment event on 25th January and take that first step towards a new career. North East Lincolnshire Council are working with local health partners, care providers and other organisations to hold the recruitment event in January to support anyone who is thinking about a career in care to find out more. [...]

NHS Sets Out Advice for the Public During Industrial Action

The NHS is asking patients to use services wisely during industrial action and take simple steps to help ensure care is available to patients who need it most. This includes using 111 online as the first port of call for health needs and continuing to only use 999 if it is a life-threatening emergency. The NHS is already facing record demand on [...]

Health advice during strike action this month

Regardless of any strike action taking place, it is really important that patients who need urgent medical care continue to come forward as normal, especially in emergency and life-threatening cases – when someone is seriously ill or injured, or their life is at risk. We want to make sure everyone has access to the right NHS help if they need it [...]

Patient advice on how to stay well this winter

With winter just around the corner, NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership are advising their residents on the best ways to stay well during the cold weather. Keep a well-stocked medicine cabinet Having a medicine cabinet at home with some simple over-the-counter remedies like paracetamol, ibuprofen, and anti-diarrhoea tablets [...]

NHS tells patients to continue to access emergency care during industrial action

People should continue to come forward for the care they need during industrial action, the NHS has said today. Deputy Chief Nursing Officer Charlotte McArdle said it is “vital” they come forward for emergency care during strikes. The call follows messaging issued by the NHS last week across NHS websites and social media telling patients that [...]

Strep A infections – know the signs

Parents are being urged to be alert for the signs of Strep A infections. This is also known Group A streptococcal (GAS) or invasive Group A streptococcal (iGAS) infections. Especially in winter, there are a range of causes of sore throats, colds and coughs caused by viruses that will get better by themselves without needing antibiotics or medical [...]

Feel better this winter- have your flu jab

Health officials are urging people to act now to protect themselves and their loved ones against flu this winter. Eligible groups, such as the over 50s, pregnant women and those with serious health conditions are being encouraged to take up the offer of a free NHS flu vaccine as soon as possible. There has been a significant increase in flu cases [...]

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