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Celebrating 75 years of Windrush

On 22 June 1948, HMT Empire Windrush arrived in the UK, carrying over 1,000 passengers from the West Indies. Mainly former service personnel, this was the first wave of post war immigration with many of the passengers taking up roles in the NHS, which launched just two weeks later. The journey of the early Black and minority ethnic colleagues in [...]

Let's Get Prepared for Easter Weekend

People living in Northern Lincolnshire can get help and support through a new local NHS website if they become unwell over the Easter weekend. Let's Get Better, launched this week by the Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership, offers comprehensive resources, support and signposting to help people in our area live a healthier and [...]

Make the swap and stop smoking!

March the 8th is No Smoking Day 2023, and a great opportunity to have a go at quitting for good. Stopping smoking improves your brain health and reduces your chance of developing dementia. It’s never too late to quit to improve your mind, body, and bank balance! Most people are aware that smoking causes 16 types of cancer, heart disease, COPD and [...]

Thousands more people in Humber and North Yorkshire to be checked for lung cancer each year

An extra 7,000 people in Humber and North Yorkshire could receive potentially life-saving lung scans every year, following the acquisition of another CT scanning unit by partners working together to deliver the NHS Targeted Lung Health Check programme in the region. The addition of a second CT scanner was made possible after NHS England and NHS [...]

No Smoking Day: Smokers unaware that quitting smoking will reduce risk of dementia

Smokers in North East Lincolnshire are being urged to give quitting a go ahead of No Smoking Day (8th March), as research shows those who smoke are more likely to develop dementia. The annual awareness day encourages smokers to make a quit attempt and this year’s theme is 'stopping smoking protects your brain health'. According to Alzheimer's [...]

Help Us, Help You - Bowel Cancer Screening Campaign

In a new ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign that is the first of its kind nationally NHS England is encouraging people who have been sent an NHS bowel cancer screening kit to complete the test Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, 1 and detecting it at the earliest stage makes you up to nine times more likely to be successfully [...]

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. [...]

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