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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 [...]

Have a weekend to remember for the right reasons

It’s the last Bank Holiday weekend of the summer and it looks like we might be enjoying some warm and sunny weather. Lots of people will be heading to our lovely resort or into the North East Lincolnshire countryside to soak up the summer and we all want you to enjoy the long weekend safely. Remember, covering up in the sun and wearing sun screen, [...]

Top 10 Tips to Help You Enjoy the Summer Weather Safely

We're forecast a scorcher in North East Lincolnshire with lots of sunshine, blue skies and temperatures set to reach the high twenties every day this week. Our top 10 tips will help you and your family make the most of the summer weather safely. Stay safe in the sun: Stay indoors or seek shade during the hottest parts of the day, make sure you and [...]

Vital tips to keep you and your environment safe in the sun

RECORD-breaking heat will sweep across North East Lincolnshire in the coming days, with the extreme heat warnings now moving up to Red and Amber in our area. Here’s your essential guide to keeping yourself, your family and the environment safe: Your health: Minimise the amount of time you spend outdoors, where possible, particularly between 11am [...]

Have we painted an accurate picture of pharmacy services in North East Lincolnshire?

Last autumn we asked people to tell us about how they use community pharmacies in North East Lincolnshire. Because of the ongoing pandemic, we also wanted to know if COVID restrictions and concerns about catching COVID had changed the way people were using pharmacy services. More than 500 people took part and helped us to understand a lot about [...]

New report published reveals the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Mental Health and Wellbeing

The COVID-19 pandemic harmed the mental health of people of all ages in North East Lincolnshire with vulnerable youngsters, elderly or poorly people, carers and those experiencing domestic violence amongst the worst affected. This is the stark finding of the annual Director of Public Health Report published in North East Lincolnshire along with a [...]

With temperatures set to soar, make sure you know how to cope in the hot weather

England is currently facing a heatwave and temperatures are set to soar this weekend. Make sure you know how to cope in the hot weather. Most of us enjoy some hot weather but when temperatures stay hot for too long there are health risks. In England, there are on average 2000 heat related deaths each year. Knowing how to look after yourself and [...]

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