COVID-19: Keeping safe this weekend

Health and Council chiefs have come together to call for people to remember to stay safe this weekend. With pubs, bars and restaurants due to re-open across North East Lincolnshire, the call has come to remember that Covid-19 is still around, and still presents a significant threat to public health. It’s widely expected that lots of people will [...] Read more

No more waiting in line or on the line… patients can access GP services online in North East Lincolnshire

Patients in North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire area can access medical advice and help from their GP – without needing to visit their local GP practice in person or wait on the phone. The free online GP practice service, which can be used at any time of the day, can save people time because it removes the need for them to make [...] Read more

Outbreak Control Plan approved for North East Lincolnshire

A special meeting of North East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet held on Monday 29th approved the area’s Outbreak Control Plan, drawn up by the authority, the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and partners in the wider local health and social care system who have been working together since COVID-19 first became a threat. While the area currently [...] Read more

More than 500 tablet devices help care home residents remain connected to GPs during COVID-19

Care home residents in Humber, Coast and Vale have remained connected to GPs during lockdown - after more than 500 tablet devices were supplied to the region’s care homes through a digital programme launched in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The UK government introduced strict lockdown measures in March to try to limit the spread [...] Read more

Extra Care Housing Available Soon

New housing will be available this autumn for people accessing care services locally, that will provide them with suitable living space here in Grimsby. Burchester Court is an extra care housing scheme providing 60 apartments on Winchester Avenue, that will be opening for people to rent from October. Those interested in living in one of the [...] Read more

Communicating across the generations

Groups of local young people are reaching out and establishing connections, by communicating with older people living in care homes across North East Lincolnshire. Messages and artwork have been recently delivered to two local care settings as a pilot for this project, with the aim of connecting people who may be experiencing the same isolation [...] Read more

Spring into action and make sure you and your family are prepared for any healthcare needs this weekend

Spring into action and make sure you and your family are prepared for any healthcare needs this weekend. While GP Practices in North East Lincolnshire will not be open on Spring Bank Holiday (Monday May 25) there is advice and treatment available if you or a member of your family becomes ill or injured. If it’s not an emergency but you need urgent [...] Read more

 Launch of MyDESMOND: a Digital Diabetes Programme for Adults with Type 2 diabetes

During these unprecedented times when group based health education is not possible Care Plus Group (CPG) are now proud to offer adults with Type 2 diabetes, MyDESMOND, a national online educational programme. CPG have been offering access to DESMOND group education since 2006, and in the last year alone 175 patients with Type 2 diabetes have [...] Read more

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