Lincolnshire has further bolstered its commitment to mental health with the launch of a new confidential mental health and emotional wellbeing helpline.
NHS Blood and Transplant are working with the rest of the NHS to keep supplying lifesaving blood to hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic.
Following the Government’s announcement, it has been confirmed that blood donation is classed as essential travel under the category of ‘medical need and helping a vulnerable person’.
South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has confirmed today, Tuesday 24 March 2020, that its March Governing Body meeting, which had been due to be held virtually on Wednesday 25 March has now been cancelled. This decision has been made in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Lincolnshire CCGs are once again supporting Salt Awareness Week which runs from Monday 9 March to Sunday 15 March and this year the theme is 'Hide and Seek'!
During Glaucoma Awareness Week, which takes place from 8 March to 14 March, the Lincolnshire CCGs are encouraging local people to ensure they book a routine eye test at least once every two years.
The Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) are raising awareness of the symptoms associated with ovarian cancer during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in March.
February is Raynaud's Awareness Month and the Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups are helping to raise awareness and understanding of Raynaud's, and why it is important that everyone knows the signs and symptoms.
As mumps cases across the country rise to the highest levels in a decade, the Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are urging people to ensure they have two doses of the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine.
Following Tinnitus Week, the Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups are raising awareness of tinnitus, which is the term for hearing sounds that come from inside your body, rather than from an outside source.
Over 65s, people with long term conditions, pregnant women and carers in Lincolnshire are being encouraged to protect themselves against flu by getting the flu jab from their GP practice or pharmacy.
We may be looking forwards to the tantalising prospect of milder weather, but so are the bugs and germs that thrive in warmer conditions. With this in mind the Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups are encouraging people to wash their hands the way healthcare professionals do.