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South Lincolnshire CCG Supports National Heart Month

Heart

South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is backing the British Heart Foundation’s National Heart Month, this February. With Coronary Heart Disease still the UK’s biggest killer, responsible for one death every seven minutes, the CCG has urged everyone to support the campaign. Patients, carers and the general public are urged to make some simple changes to their lifestyles to bring about long term health.

Tinnitus Week

TinnitusSouth Lincolnshire CCG is raising awareness of tinnitus during Tinnitus Week which runs from 5 to 11 February 2018.  Tinnitus is the term for, or hearing sounds that, come from inside your body, rather than from an outside source.

It's often described as "ringing in the ears", although several sounds can be heard, including buzzing, humming, grinding, hissing or whistling.

World Cancer Day - 4 February 2018

Be Clear on Cancer

To support World Cancer Day, South Lincolnshire CCG is urging patients to ‘Be Clear On Cancer’ and look out for any symptoms they may think is cancer, in which case they should contact their surgery to make an appointment to see their GP.

Public invited to Governing Body meeting

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, 25th January 2018, from 2.30pm at the Hardwicke Suite, Eventus, Sunderland Road, Northfields Industrial Estate, Market Deeping PE6 8FD.

Look out for flu this New Year

Patients across South Lincolnshire are being reminded what they can do to combat flu during the New Year.

Often flu can be treated without seeing your GP and you should begin to feel better in about a week.