With winter halfway through and spring on the horizon, people across Lincolnshire are being reminded they can buy a wide range of medicines over the counter from their local pharmacy or supermarket, without the need for a prescription.
With more cases of flu being diagnosed across Lincolnshire and the East Midlands, health experts have issued advice and guidance for patients.
A significant proportion of current GP activity is associated with flu and health bosses have now released the information.
People returning to work following time off over Christmas are being urged to help themselves, and their families, when it comes to their health in the New Year.
January is a time when many of us want to give our body a break and start looking after our health again.
South West Lincolnshire CCG is encouraging people to make small changes this January to improve their health for the future.
This is the time of year when a lot of us are busy shopping for presents, planning get-togethers and holiday travel. Whilst you’re out, why not also think about stocking up on medicine cabinet essentials to make sure you’re prepared for the winter?
South West Lincolnshire CCG is promoting Self-care encouraging people take better care of themselves and their family members, especially during the winter months, when seasonal illnesses increase.
Patients who may need to use the services of the Urgent Care Unit at Sleaford Medical Group will benefit from extended opening hours over the Christmas and New Year Holidays.
With the Christmas and New Year bank holidays approaching, South West Lincolnshire CCG is reminding patients to order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.
There has been an increase in the number of young children with coughs and respiratory illness attending GP practices and A&E departments in Lincolnshire.
Bronchiolitis is a common viral chest infection that affects babies and young children during the winter months. Most cases are mild and clear up in two to three weeks without the need for treatment.