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 November 2018, from 11am at the Jubilee Church Life Centre, 1-5 London Road, Grantham NG31 6EY.
The biggest health and social care challenge we face today is dementia, with around 670,000 people, and counting, in England living with dementia.
On International Men’s Day south West Lincolnshire CCG is encouraging all men to take notice of their health. We all joke about man flu, but we are asking men if they can tell it is flu or just a common cold?
November 18 is European Antibiotics Awareness Day and South West Lincolnshire CCG is reminding us all that we should use antibiotics only when they’re needed to help keep them effective.
To coincide with World Diabetes Day on 14 November, patients across south west Lincolnshire are being reminded that a healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, as well as helping to protect against vascular disease, such as heart attack or stroke. They are also being warned about the risk of pre-diabetes.
Engaging and empowering people to choose self-care for life and make self-care a life-long habit is the theme of this year’s Self Care Week which launches today.
NHS South West Lincolnshire CCG is using Lung Cancer Awareness Month to remind people to tell their doctor if they have had a cough for three weeks or more.
NHS South West Lincolnshire CCG is encouraging people to talk to their local pharmacy for advice on medications and treatments – and how to take them safely.
With autumn well underway and coughs, colds and flu already starting to circulate, NHS South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is urging parents of children between the ages of two and seven to make sure their child has their flu nasal vaccination.
The festival of Diwali is being celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains this week.
Diwali will be celebrated by different faith communities from 5th November onwards this year. The dates vary each year according to the night of the full moon and celebrations can last up to a week. Diwali is often described as the “festival of lights”.
Around the world, brothers, partners, sons and fathers are all dying younger than they should and we want to raise awareness of men's health this Movember by highlighting some of the biggest killers: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide.