The official opening for Lincolnshire’s first Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) will take place next week in advance of the first patients being welcomed.
Patients and the public are invited to the next Governing Body Meeting in public of NHS South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which will take place on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 from 11.00am at the New Life Conference Centre, Mareham Lane, Sleaford NG34 7JP.
Lincolnshire West CCG, on behalf of all 4 CCGs within Lincolnshire, is pleased to announce that Thames Ambulance Service Ltd (TASL) will be the new provider of the non-emergency patient transport service for patients registered with a Liolnshire GP.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the quality of care provided by St Johns Medical Centre, Grantham as ‘good’ following a recent inspection. The practice had previously been rated as inadequate
PPG Awareness Week is next week, 19 – 24 June, and aims to promote the role and benefit of PPGs (Patient Participation Groups) to patients, the public and health professionals.
New information about 35 health and wellbeing topics covering a range of areas including mental health, obesity, dementia, housing, major disease and road accidents has now been published and is live on the Lincolnshire Research Observatory website.
This Diabetes Week, which takes place from 11 to 17 June 2017, local GPs are raising awareness of the support available in South West Lincolnshire, the symptoms to look out for and the things that people can do to reduce their risk of developing the condition.
During Heart Rhythm Week, June 5 to 11 June South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning group is encouraging people aged over 65 to get their pulse rate checked at their local GP practice.
NHS South West Lincolnshire CCG is urging people to make sure they choose the most appropriate care particularly over the bank holiday weekend.
South West Lincolnshire CCG has produced a list of tips to help people plan and ensure they receive the most appropriate and timely treatment:
**UPDATED** 14:58 16th May 2017