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Have Your Say on the North East Lincolnshire Carers Strategy

Carers are twice as likely to suffer from ill health as non-carers. More than half of those who provide more substantial care have suffered physical ill health as a result of caring, and more than 70 percent of those caring round the clock have suffered mental ill health at some time. North East Lincolnshire is committed to ensuring unpaid carers [...]

NHS Launches NHS 111 Online Campaign Ahead of Winter

The NHS is launching its annual NHS 111 Online campaign today, encouraging people to get to the help they need from the convenience of their own homes ahead of winter. From today, a new national campaign will remind the public they can use the NHS 111 online service for urgent help on a wide range of health problems. The service is best equipped [...]

Carer's Rights Day

Today (24th November) is Carers Rights Day – a day dedicated to helping those who support and care for loved ones, friends and neighbours to find out about and understand their rights and what support they can access. If you help support someone who would otherwise struggle without you, without being paid (except carers allowance), you are likely [...]

Make a Difference Every Day- Adult Social Care Jobs Fair

Looking for a meaningful career where you’ll be able to make a real difference to people’s lives every single day? Roles in adult social care can be flexible, varied and rewarding, and could offer those who have the values and attributes needed to be a care worker the opportunity to start a new career. If a career in social care interests you, [...]

Recharge your immunity this winter!

The COVID-19 seasonal booster will be available at ASDA Grimsby on November 18 between 10am and 2.30pm. Just walk in, no appointment needed. The booster is being offered to people aged 50 years or over, those at higher risk or who are pregnant, and frontline health and social care workers. Boosters are being offered from the former travel agent’s [...]

Protect yourself and your NHS this winter

The NHS is urging people to get vaccinated as soon as possible in the fight against both flu and COVID-19 this winter. Health bosses are emphasising that vaccination is the best way to protect people from serious illness and prevent the local health and care system from being overwhelmed. After what was the busiest summer on record, the NHS is [...]

How to access urgent NHS help on 19 September

Monday 19 September has been declared a national bank holiday to mark the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral. Your GP practice will be closed to allow staff and patients to pay their respects to Her Majesty with the rest of the nation. Urgent NHS services will still be open and there will be advice and support on hand if you or [...]

Mental Health and wellbeing support in North East Lincolnshire

Long weekends can be very difficult if you are lonely, worried about something or struggling with your health. However, there is always someone to talk to about your worries or how you are feeling and we’ve listed 10 organisations below who can help. Low mood and feelings of anxiety and depression can affect us all and the need for mental health [...]

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