Launch of MyDESMOND: a Digital Diabetes Programme for Adults with Type 2 diabetes

During these unprecedented times when group based health education is not possible Care Plus Group (CPG) are now proud to offer adults with Type 2 diabetes, MyDESMOND, a national online educational programme. CPG have been offering access to DESMOND group education since 2006, and in the last year alone 175 patients with Type 2 diabetes have [...] Read more

Supporting people to recover from Coronavirus

Doctors and nurses working with NHS North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group, working with public health leads, have put together a handy guide to support people recovering from coronavirus or suspected cases of coronavirus. While some people need hospital treatment or even intensive care for COVID-19, the serious condition caused by [...] Read more

Accessing GP services in North East Lincolnshire on Early May Bank Holiday

GP practice services in North East Lincolnshire will be operating on Friday (Early May Bank Holiday/VE Day). This support will be in line with the way general practice services are currently being delivered in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current coronavirus restrictions mean you should not attend a GP surgery unless you have been told [...] Read more

Care for Others. Make A Difference.

‘Care for Others. Make a Difference’ is a new national recruitment campaign launched by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) across England to celebrate the extraordinary work performed by care workers across the nation and to inspire the right people with the right values and attributes to consider a paid career in adult social care [...] Read more

Continuing to care throughout COVID-19

Looking out for others and shielding and caring for those people who need help is more important than ever during the fight against COVID-19 across North East Lincolnshire. Many have stepped up to help and the volunteer effort has been amazing, however for some people caring for the needs of others is something that they do all year round as a [...] Read more

Public health caution people against buying coronavirus testing kits

Officials from North East Lincolnshire Council have advised local residents against buying so-called coronavirus testing kits. The antibody testing kits, the likes of which have been advertised in the local area and online, have been the subject of numerous questions to Government officials at the daily Downing Street briefings. Director of Public [...] Read more

North East Lincolnshire GP Practices - Good Friday and Bank Holiday Monday

Unlike most years, GP practice services in North East Lincolnshire will be operating on both Good Friday and Easter Monday. This support will be in line with the way general practice services are currently being delivered in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current coronavirus restrictions mean you should not attend a GP surgery unless you [...] Read more

Advice to help families cope with a crying baby

The ‘stay at home’ message to protect our communities during the Coronavirus Pandemic could not be more clear. However, the restrictions that we are all facing present additional stressors for families which they cannot control: Loss of income Self-isolation with children and potentially at risk adults Social distancing/lockdown restrictions on [...] Read more

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