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Defibrillator to be installed at Scamblesby Village Hall

A new piece of life-saving equipment will be unveiled at Scamblesby Village Hall tonight (Friday) at 7.30pm.

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Don’t forget your prescriptions for the Bank Holiday

With another bank holiday approaching on Monday (May 1), Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding patients to order repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.

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Public invited to Lincolnshire East CCG Governing Body Meeting

Patients and the public are invited to the next meeting of NHS Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group’s Governing Body, which takes place tomorrow (Thursday April 27) in Woodhall Spa.

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Some of the 'Fighting 4 Louth Hospital' campaigners at a previous meeting last month.

Louth hospital campaign meeting this week

A campaign group, which is fighting for the future of Louth County Hospital, is preparing to hold its next meeting this Wednesday (April 26) - and everyone with an interest in the future of healthcare in the town is urged to attend.

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East Lindsey is ‘third highest’ district for antidepressant prescriptions

New research has found that East Lindsey is the third highest district in England - and the highest in the East Midlands region - in terms of the number of antidepressant prescriptions given out per person last year.

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Sugar tax works

Hefty taxes on sugary soft drinks could help in the fight against obesity because they stop people buying them, according to new research.

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IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW: Hospital chief ‘sorry’ after damning report

Health bosses have issued an apology following a damning review of Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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‘Inadequate’: Hospitals trust behind Pilgrim Hospital back in special measures

The trust running Pilgrim Hospital in Boston is back in special measures after an inspection by the Care Quality Commission found services to be ‘inadquate’.

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‘Safety is our number one priority’: Hospital trust’s response to damning CQC report

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) which runs Pilgrim Hospital has said it is disappointed with but accepts the findings of a CQC report published today - and with the decision to place the Trust back into special measures.

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Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start to worry about their appearance at the age of 12, a study has found.

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Lincoln A&E ‘struggling to provide full service’ due to ‘severe shortage of doctors’

NHS bosses have said that ‘due to a severe shortage of A&E doctors Lincoln A&E is struggling to provide a full A&E service’.

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The presentation of the new equipment at the surgery in Woodhall Spa. Photo: John Aron

Woodhall ECG machine is just what the doctor ordered!

Services at a doctor’s surgery in Woodhall Spa have been boosted after patients and friends raised around £2,000 to buy a vital piece of equipment.

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Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research.

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New telephone number for Lincolnshire Integrated Sexual Health Service

The telephone number patients use to contact sexual health services in Lincolnshire is changing to improve access

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Women encouraged to get breast screening in Horncastle

A mobile unit that provides a free breast screening service to women 50 years of age and over is coming to Horncastle.

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Some of the 'Fighting 4 Louth Hospital' campaigners at a previous meeting last month.

‘It is time to fight for future of Louth County Hospital!’

Louth residents have got to start fighting for the future of the town’s hospital - or else there is a serious risk that it will be lost forever.

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Lincs East CCG: Don’t forget your prescriptions this Easter

With the Easter bank holiday taking place over the weekend of Friday April 14 to Monday April 17, Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding patients to order repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.

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Struck down by a stomach bug? Take care and don’t overshare as Norovirus spreads

When it comes to sickness and diarrhoea, no-one likes it when you overshare – particularly if that means spreading a virus around.

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Lincolnshire people invited to understand more about autism this World Autism Awareness Week

Lincolnshire Autism Partnership is urging people understand more about autism this World Autism Awareness Week (March 27 – April 2).

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