Primary Care Commissioning Committee - 28th May 2019

Members of the public are welcome to attend the CCG Primary Care Commissioning Committee which looks at the functions and issues relating to the Commissioning of Primary Care Medical Services. The meeting is taking place on 28th May at 11am –1.00pm At Centre4, Wooten Road, Nunsthorpe, Grimsby. For Papers of the meeting please click here

New service for Adults with Autism launches

Adults with Autism and no Learning Disability (or Asperger’s Syndrome) now have access to a much-needed service thanks to the launch of the new Adult Autism Service for North East Lincolnshire. Developed in conjunction with Mental Health Services and in response to feedback from people with Autism, their families and professionals who felt there [...] Read more

Home based Service Provides Support for People with Low Vision

People in North East Lincolnshire with low vision can now be assessed at home for aids to support them with their daily lives. Those with low vision sometimes need a variety of different devices to help them with a range of everyday tasks or activities. The new service works with individuals to identify the right kind of devices, such as [...] Read more

Every Mum Matters: New mental health awareness campaign for new and expectant mums

A newly-launched campaign is encouraging new and expectant mums in parts of Yorkshire and the Humber region to look after their mental health. The Every Mum Matters campaign www.everymummatters.com launched across North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire and Hull and East Yorkshire today (Monday, 29th April), which also marks the start of [...] Read more

Spring into action and make sure you and your family are ready for your healthcare needs this Easter

You may be going away for a few days or just relaxing at home, but if you still want to enjoy your long Easter weekend with your family and friends you need to do a few things in advance to look after your health and be prepared for those unexpected injuries or illnesses. GP Practices will be closed over the bank holiday so if you take regular [...] Read more

Volunteer pet care service could be just what the doctor ordered

Living with a pet can be really good for our health and wellbeing. However, concern about what will happen to a much loved dog, cat or budgie can lead to people refusing medical treatment or leaving hospital sooner than they should. Refusing treatment can lead to their condition worsening, mean they need longer and more complex care from the NHS [...] Read more

Dermatology Service in the running for national award

An innovative dermatology service that has reduced waiting times for patients in North East Lincolnshire is in the running for a national award. The teledermatology technology introduced by Virgin Care in 2017 has benefited hundreds of patients. Teledermatology allows specialists quickly to examine and triage cases from photographic images, [...] Read more

Complete online test to determine Type 2 diabetes risk

People in the Humber region and parts of Yorkshire are being encouraged to know their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes – by taking an online test, which takes just three minutes to complete. Some 12.3 million people in the UK are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. If left untreated, diabetes can cause blindness, kidney failure, limb [...] Read more

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