News

FAST action during Stroke Awareness Month

South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is supporting Stroke Awareness Month by encouraging residents to adopt a healthy lifestyle such as eating a healthy diet, taking regular exercise, drinking alcohol in moderation and not smoking as these can significantly reduce the risk of having a stroke.

World Asthma Day

Asthma is a common long-term condition that can cause coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness and South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissionign Group is raising awareness of the condition on World Asthma Day on 3 May 2016.

South Lincolnshire GP Alliance Announced

GP practices in the South of Lincolnshire have formed an alliance which will see them work more closely on the provision of services for all patients registered at a number of practices in South and South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group areas.

WARWICK DAVIS OFFICIALLY OPENS GRANTHAM’S PIONEERING “HOSPICE IN THE HOSPITAL”

Staff and patients at Lincolnshire’s first Hospice in the Hospital have celebrated its official opening

On Thursday 21st January, renowned actor Warwick Davis performed the official opening of the new purpose designed £1.2 million unit within Grantham and District Hospital.

The famous actor was honoured to open the new unit and captivated staff and patients with his motivational speech, before unveiling the new plaque and declaring the unit open.

Christmas Pharmacy opening times

The NHS is reminding people in Lincolnshire where they can access expert medical treatment during the Christmas holidays.

Patients can save time in the waiting room by visiting their pharmacist for quick, confidential advice on a range of common illnesses.

Open today’s Elfy Advent message

Open our Healthy Elf Advent calendar window for a new self care message each day. Each day you will be offered new advice, tips or messages about staying ‘elfy’ this Christmas.

The calendar provides you with a fun way of accessing  information about how to stay well in the cold weather, keeping in control of any long term conditions, remembering repeat prescriptions and reminders to support the Decembeard campaign to promote the fight against bowel cancer.