This is the time of year when a lot of us are busy shopping for Easter, 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 bank holiday weekend?
Please help ease pressure on A&E departments, particularly over the holiday, period by using your local pharmacy where appropriate. FInd your local pharmacy opening hours here
The Urgent Care Unit based at Sleaford Medical Group will now be open on Easter Sunday, 16 April, between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm to provide Urgent Care to patients over the extended Bank Holiday weekend.
South West Lincolnshire CCG has continued with their commitment to developing a Practice Care Co-ordinator role across the CCG area. Currently there are 16 Practice Care Co-ordinators employed across the CCG area, this is planned to increase to 19, providing one post in each of the GP practices within the CCG area.
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, 22 March 2017 from 11.00am in the Witham Room, South Kesteven District Council Offices, Grantham, NG31 6PZ.
With the Easter bank holiday taking place over the weekend of Friday 14 to Monday 17 April, South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding patients to order repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.
With yesterday, 9 March, being World Kidney Day GPs are reminding people to know their kidneys . Around 600 million people live with some form of kidney damage and chronic kidney disease (CKD) is predicted to increase by 17% over the next decade making it a globally recognised public health issue.
Spring may be just around the corner, but as the cold weather continues parents in South West Lincolnshire can prepare to deal with common childhood winter illnesses – by seeking advice from their local pharmacy.
The CCG is looking to appoint a Lay Member - Governance to its Governing Body to commence in post on 1 April 2017.
A Lincolnshire woman, who valiantly overcame an eating disorder, has courageously spoken for the first time about her painful story in the hope it can help change the lives of other sufferers.
Parents and carers in South West Lincolnshire are being reminded to make sure they know how to deal with common childhood winter illnesses as the cold weather continues.