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World Asthma Day

Asthma

Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups are raising awareness of Asthma, a common long-term condition that can cause coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness, on World Asthma Day, 7 May 2019.

April is IBS Awareness Month

abdominal pain

As we approach the end of IBS Awareness Month Lincolnshire CCGs are raising awareness of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) which affects between 10% and 15% of the population at some point in their life.  Yet many people remain undiagnosed and unaware that their symptoms indicate a medically recognized disorder.

Take the Test When Offered

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK with almost 42,000 people diagnosed with the condition every year in the UK. More than nine out of ten new cases are diagnosed in people over the age of 50, and nearly six out of ten cases are diagnosed in people aged 70 or over. 

Lincolnshire CCGs support European Immunisation Week

EIW 2019

Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups are supporting European Immunisation Week, which runs from 24 to 30 April 2019.  The aim of the week is to increase vaccination coverage by raising awareness of the importance of immunisation to parents, carers and the families of children.

Experience of Care Week

NHS EXPO of Care Week 2019 22

CCGs in Lincolnshire will be supporting Experience of Care Week which runs from Monday 22 to Friday 26 April 2019.  Working with staff, patients their families and carers we will help to celebrate the hard work that goes to improve the experiences of care across health and social care services throughout Lincolnshire. 

Easter Bank Holiday Prescriptions

Bank holiday repeat prescriptions

Easter is fast approaching with Good Friday on 19 April and Easter Monday on 22 April.  So with this in mind Lincolnshire CCGs are reminding patients to order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.

National Walk to Work Day

Walking image

Lincolnshire CCGs are encouraging everyone to take simple steps to improve their health, which could pay dividends years down the line, by taking part in National Walk to Work day on Friday 5 April 2019.