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Calls for STP public consultation after concern raised over lack of progress on controversial proposals

The NHS will face calls from leading county councillors to publish a plan for public consultation on its controversial proposals for a major shakeup of health services in Lincolnshire.

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It could be two years lucky for staff from Tanglewood Care Homes as they head to the 2018 Care Home Awards. EMN-180423-161624001

Care workers are one step closer to bagging coveted award

Employees at the Lincolnshire-based Tanglewood Care Homes are one step closer to winning a coveted prize as part of the 2018 Care Home Awards.

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Options laid out for future of children's services at Pilgrim Hospital

A lack of paediatric staff is the cause of five options being put to the United Lincolnshire Hospital's Trust on Friday on the future of children's services at Pilgrim Hospital.
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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 this Thursday, April 26, in Woodhall Spa.

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Allergy Awareness Week - April 23 to April 29.

NHS raising awareness of allergies as part of week long campaign

Lincolnshire East CCG is supporting Allergy Awareness Week which takes place from tomorrow (Monday, April 23) to Sunday, April 29.

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NHS staff and patients to celebrate ‘Experience of Care Week’

NHS staff and patients to celebrate ‘Experience of Care Week’

NHS staff, patients and their families and carers are to celebrate the work to improve their experiences of care across health and social care services in Lincolnshire East CCG area during ‘Experience of Care Week’ 2018.

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Former Everton midfielder Kevin Sheedy is backing the campaign to raise awareness of the symptoms. EMN-181204-101733001

Alarmingly low symptom awareness of bowel cancer in the East Midlands

Latest figures reveal that more than a quarter of people in the East Midlands (26%) named one of the five most common bowel cancer symptoms, and only 1% could name all five

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Support for IBS Awareness Month

Support for IBS Awareness Month

NHS Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group is backing IBS Awareness Month throughout April to help raise awareness of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

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EMAS crowned World Champions at competition in Copenhagen

A team of experienced paramedics from the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) are ‘elated’ after being crowned world champions at a medical competition held in Copenhagen.

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Special screening of inspiring documentary at Horncastle school

A special screening Embrace ‘One Woman’s journey to inspire everyBODY’ will take place at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, next Tuesday, April 24.

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Children’s services are ‘fragile’ says trust

A statement from the trust which runs the county’s hospitals has said children’s services at Pilgrim Hospital are ‘fragile’ adding they were ‘currently safe, but we may not be able to maintain all services at the hospital’.

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Trust which runs Lincolnshire hospitals to reduce agency staff to ‘make savings’

Trust which runs Lincolnshire hospitals to reduce agency staff to ‘make savings’

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust said it will look to reduce the amount of agency staff at its hospitals in order to make savings.

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Staffing levels leads to call for review of children’s paediatrics services across Lincolnshire

Staffing levels leads to call for review of children’s paediatrics services across Lincolnshire

Concerns over staffing levels have lead to a review into children’s paediatric services in Lincolnshire hospitals.

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A cheque presentation took place at the Masonic Centre, in Horncastle.

Freemasons hand over cash to Lincolnshire organisations

Freemasons from Horncastle, Skegness and Spilsby presented cheques of £500 each to The United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust.

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Hospital fire , norovirus outbreak and cyber attack among reasons for missing trust target

Hospital fire , norovirus outbreak and cyber attack among reasons for missing trust target

A hospital fire, a norovirus outbreak, a cyber attack and ‘unprecedented winter pressure’ have been blamed as among the reasons for United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust forecast to miss its deficit control target by more than £5 million.

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'One-stop shops' for cancer diagnosis are being trialled by the NHS

Programme to reduce premature deaths gets a five year extension

A service offering adults free health checks to spot the signs of high blood pressure and heart disease is set to be extended for the next five years across Lincolnshire.

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Book your next holiday with Lincolnshire Co-Op and help support Prostate Cancer UK. EMN-180904-115617001

Book your next trip with Lincolnshire Co-Op and support a worthy cause

Holidaymakers across the county can support Prostate Cancer UK when booking their next break or trip away at a Lincolnshire Co-Op travel branch.

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NHS Lincolnshire East CCG: Don’t put your health at risk by opting out

As people in Lincolnshire are living for longer, NHS leaders in the county are urging older patients to not put their health at risk by opting out of bowel cancer screening.

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Greater Lincolnshire hospital trusts: Errors or near misses seen by staff

More than one in four people working in Lincolnshire’s hospitals who responded to an NHS staff survey said that they had seen errors or near misses that could have hurt patients.

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Stars come out in support of Jane

Wowee! That’s the reaction of successful entrepreneur Jane Means after she raised more than £8,000 for Stand Up For Cancer.

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