News

Is Breast Best?

Globally, less than 40 per cent of infants under six months of age are exclusively breastfed. That’s why adequate breastfeeding counselling and support are essential for new mums which is why South Lincolnshire CCG is promoting the message that breast really is best for new-borns.

Public Invited to July 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, 28 July 2016 starting at 1.30pm at the Eventus Centre, Northfield Industrial Estate, Market Deeping.

Public Invited to July 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, 28 July 2016 starting at 1.30pm at the Eventus Centre, Northfield Industrial Estate, Market Deeping.

Heat Wave Warnings in Lincolnshire

With temperatures predicted to continue to rise throughout Lincolnshire over the next few days, and a level 2 heat wave alert issued by the Met Office, it’s important to remember the health dangers associated with a heat wave.

Hay Fever - Think twice before asking your GP for Antihistamines

Cetirizine and loratadine are the two most widely prescribed antihistamines for hay fever in Lincolnshire with prescribing costs across the county reaching almost £200,000 each year. South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group are asking patients to purchase their own antihistamines rather than asking their GP for a prescription.

Melanoma Diagnosis on the Rise

For the first time in the UK, more than 10,000 people aged 55 and over were diagnosed with malignant melanoma - the most dangerous form of skin cancer - in a single year, according to the latest figures released by Cancer Research UK and as a result South Lincolnshire CCG is highlighting the signs and symptoms of melanoma.

New Respiratory Project in South Holland

Come along to the Spalding Community COPD Clinic Event and enjoy a cuppa while finding out about a new respiratory project that is happening in South Holland. Join us on Friday July 8th 11:30 - 1:30pm, Ayscoughfee Hall, Churchgate, Spalding

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

NHS South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are backing a campaign urging women aged 50 onwards to attend regular screenings for cervical cancer. Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, which runs from 13 – 19 June, is a campaign by Jo's Trust Cervical Cancer Trust.

Diabetes Week 2016

This Diabetes Week, which takes place from 12 to 18 June 2016, local GPs are raising awareness of the support available in South Lincolnshire, the symptoms to look out for and the things that people can do to reduce their risk of developing the condition.