Following a consultation with members of the public across Lincolnshire, the four Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups have approved the restricting of prescribing of over the counter medicines used for short-term, self-limiting conditions. This will start to take effect from Monday 12th December 2016.
With the Christmas and New Year bank holidays approaching, South Lincolnshire CCG is reminding patients to order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.
South Lincolnshire CCG is encouraging everyone, particularly children and those visiting hospitals and care homes, to adopt good hand hygiene this winter.
The answer is to ensure that patients are seen by the most appropriate healthcare professional at the GP practice.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the quality of care provided by the Gosberton Medical Centre, Spalding as ‘good’ following a recent inspection.
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, 24 November 2016 from 1.30pm at the Eventus Centre, Northfield Industrial Estate, Market Deeping.
Friday 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.
South Lincolnshire CCG is supporting national Self Care Week 14 to 20 November to help people take better care of themselves and their family members, especially during the winter months, when seasonal illnesses increase.
The medicines management consultation launched by the four Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) has just under one week until it closes and the CCGs are urging anyone who would like to share their views to do so by 18 November.
NHS South Lincolnshire CCG is using Lung Cancer Awareness Month to remind people to tell their doctor if they have had a cough for three weeks or more.
NHS South Lincolnshire CCG is joining the UK in spreading the word about National Stress Awareness Day on Wednesday 2 November 2016.