With the countdown to the Olympic Games, you may be inspired to take up a new sport or leisure activity. But South West Lincolnshire CCG is warning people to take a few simple steps to avoid a sprain or strain.
Vaccinations are an important step in protecting your child against a range of serious and potentially fatal diseases. Vaccinations are quick, safe and extremely effective.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the quality of care provided by Long Bennington Medical Centre as ‘good’ following a recent inspection. The practice which operates in Long Bennington provides primary medical care services to approximately 5,800 registered patients.
Globally, less than 40 per cent of infants under six months of age are exclusively breastfed. That’s why adequate breastfeeding counselling and support are essential for new mums which is why South West Lincolnshire CCG is promoting the message that breast really is best for new-borns.
Patients across Lincolnshire are set to benefit as the first wave of an eagerly-anticipated Healthier You: NHS diabetes prevention programme rolls out across the county.
Patients and the public are invited to the next Governing Body Meeting in public of NHS South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which takes place on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 starting at 11.15am in the Witham Room, South Kesteven District Council, Grantham.
With temperatures predicted to continue to rise throughout Lincolnshire over the next few days, and a level 2 heat wave alert issued by the Met Office, it’s important to remember the health dangers associated with a heat wave.
Cetirizine and loratadine are the two most widely prescribed antihistamines for hay fever in Lincolnshire with prescribing costs across the county reaching almost £200,000 each year. South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group are asking patients to purchase their own antihistamines rather than asking their GP for a prescription.
For the first time in the UK, more than 10,000 people aged 55 and over were diagnosed with malignant melanoma - the most dangerous form of skin cancer - in a single year, according to the latest figures released by Cancer Research UK and as a result South West Lincolnshire CCG is highlighting the signs and symptoms of melanoma.
You are invited to come along on Thursday 14th July, from 10am – 12:30 to the United Reformed Church Hall, Broad Street, Stamford to attend the Headway Lincolnshire Coffee Morning & Awareness Event.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the quality of care provided by Caythorpe and Ancaster Medical Practice, as ‘outstanding’ following a recent inspection.