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

Stay home, lives depend on it

“We know it’s tough and it will continue to be tough but please stay strong and stay at home. Local lives depend on it.” This is the message today from North East Lincolnshire’s Council Leader Philip Jackson and North East Lincolnshire CCG’s senior clinician Dr Peter Melton. “We are really pleased to say the vast majority of people in North East [...] Read more

Investigation of complaints currently on hold

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, North East Lincolnshire CCG has paused the investigation of new and existing complaints. This enables clinical staff to focus on front line patient care and it also enables our complaints teams to provide vital support to NHS and Social Care Colleagues. We will continue to review and acknowledge all new [...] Read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting FOI responses

Whilst we will continue to make every effort to respond promptly to your request for information, this may be delayed due to urgent operational priorities for the entire NHS in responding to current Coronavirus pandemic. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but trust you will appreciate the reasons why in the current circumstances. We [...] Read more

Patients are thriving thanks to social prescribing

To mark National Social Prescribing Day, today 12th March, Thrive.nel hosted an event to celebrate the successes of the social prescribing programme here in North East Lincolnshire. Over 160 people attended the day at Centre4 in Grimsby, which showcased the various activities that patients on the programme have been involved in and the [...] Read more

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