Older Patients Urged to get the Shingles Vaccination


South West Lincolnshire CCG is reminding eligible older patients to get the shingles vaccine to help prevent the painful infection.  Anyone aged 70 can have the shingles vaccination on the NHS. You become eligible for the vaccine from the first day of September after your 70th birthday for the following year.

Travel Safe this summer

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If you're planning to travel outside the UK during the summer holiday period, it’s recommend you seek advice regarding any vaccinations you or your family may need well ahead of the trip.

Myeloma Awareness Week

South West Lincolnshire CCG is supporting Myeloma Awareness Week, 21-27 June 2019, where the emphasis this year is about raising awareness about the condition and to connect everyone affected by the illness to sources of information and support for every step of their myeloma journey.

CCGs Support Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week

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South West Lincolnshire CCG is supporting Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Awareness Week 2019, which takes place between 17 and 23 June, to raise awareness of the condition and the impact on sufferers and their families.

Many people believe Rheumatoid Arthritis is an old person's disease but in reality, RA can affect anyone over the age of 16!

World Blood Donor Day

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Today, Friday 14 June, is World Blood Donor Day and as we reach the end of National Blood Donor Week South West Lincolnshire CCG continues to encourage people to give blood.

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

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NHS South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is backing a campaign urging women aged 50 and over to attend regular screenings for cervical cancer. Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, which runs from 10 to 16 June, is a campaign by Jo's Trust Cervical Cancer Trust.