North East Lincolnshire Medics Target Utrecht

North East Lincolnshire medics are to visit The Netherlands next month hoping to encourage Dutch doctors to take up exciting opportunities in our area. The local NHS is offering a limited number of supported employment opportunities for newly qualified or experienced GPs seeking a new working environment or who wish to enhance their careers. A [...] Read more

Tea and Cake with Luke Clements

If you are a carer under 25 then you should come along to Grimsby town hall on Tuesday 2 June between 5:30 pm and 6pm and listen to Professor Luke Clements who has written a number of books on the rights of disabled people and their carers. Luke was also Special Advisor to the Parliamentary Committee, which scrutinised the Bill that became the [...] Read more

Leaving Hospital in the know and on the mend

While most people are very relieved to go home after a stay in hospital, it can still be a worrying time for the patient and their family or carers. The early days of recovery after an illness or accident are extremely important. Having access to the right information, advice and support can help people feel like themselves again more quickly and [...] Read more

Helping Poorly Youngsters Feel Better at Home

A new seven day a week children’s nursing team has been created in North East Lincolnshire to help children, including those with long term health conditions, stay out of hospital. Many children with chronic health problems, such as asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, spend a lot of time in hospital which can be distressing for them and their families. [...] Read more

Don’t get caught out this Bank Holiday

Whatever the weather NHS North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is sure you would rather spend your Spring Bank Holiday relaxing and having fun, so don’t get caught short when it comes to your medication. Dr Pathak Clinical Lead, North East Lincolnshire CCG said: “If you are on repeat medication then we strongly recommend you [...] Read more

Are you a young carer or a young person who needs extra care & support?

If you look after someone who is ill or disabled or you need extra support yourself, thinking about the things you might be legally entitled to isn’t always your top priority. You may not know that the law has changed recently. Young carers, and young people with care and support needs and their carers, now have additional rights under two new [...] Read more

Supporting people to keep their independence

The new £1.2 million Assisted Living Centre has opened its doors to patients and the public at the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby. The centre will provide advice and information for people who require equipment and support at home to be able to maintain their independence. The centre is open Monday to Friday, from 10am to 6pm (with [...] Read more

Next Meeting of the NEL CCG Partnership Board 14th May 2015

The next meeting of the Partnership Board is taking place at 2pm on 14th May 2015 at Social Enterprise Centre, 84 Wellington Street, Grimsby. Members of the public are welcome to attend. To access the meeting papers click here To enable the CCG to make any reasonable adjustments to the venue for this meeting, please inform us if you have any [...] Read more

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