With the Christmas and New Year bank holidays approaching, South Lincolnshire CCG is reminding patients to order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.
There has been an increase in the number of young children with coughs and respiratory illness attending GP practices and A&E departments in Lincolnshire.
Bronchiolitis is a common viral chest infection that affects babies and young children during the winter months. Most cases are mild and clear up in two to three weeks without the need for treatment.
A new DNA (Did Not Attend) campaign to be launched across the south, south west and east of Lincolnshire, will reveal that in excess of 130,000 GP appointments are made and not attended every year.
Service users from across Lincolnshire are being encouraged to attend the Lincolnshire Wheelchair Service Open Day, which will be held in the Travis Perkins Suite, Lincoln City Football Club, this Saturday 2 December.
Parents will have access to antenatal, postnatal and general health and social services all under one roof for the first time when a new maternity hub is launched in Lincoln.
Saturday 18 November is European Antibiotics Awareness Day and South Lincolnshire CCG is reminding us all that we should use antibiotics only when they’re needed to help keep them effective.
Thank you for your patience.
South Lincolnshire CCG is encouraging all pregnant women to get their free flu vaccination before the flu virus starts circulating.
South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group SLCCG) is supporting Stoptober – which aims to encourage smokers across England and Wales to make a quit attempt during October. Stoptober has driven almost one million quit attempts to date, with thousands more likely to take part this autumn and this year there are plenty of ways for people and partners to get involved.
Autumn is here and the nights are drawing in, so it’s really important we take the time to look after ourselves, and one of the best things we can do is get the flu jab.
Patients and the public are invited to the next Governing Body Meeting in public of NHS South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which takes place on Thursday, 28th September 2017, from 2.00pm at the Springfields Events & Conference Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding PE12 6ET.