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Donating Blood

It may not be the first thing that springs to mind whilst enjoying the holidays, but stocks of some types of blood group tend to dip during the summer months, so South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is urging people to come forwards to donate blood.

South Lincolnshire CCG Encourages Immunisation for Children

As families prepare for their children to start school South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is encouraging parents to ensure their children’s vaccinations are up to date. The aim is to increase vaccination coverage by raising awareness of the importance of immunisation to parents, carers and the families of children.

Going on Holiday - What to Take With You

Going on holiday is exciting, with lots of things to plan, but taking certain essential items can help maximise your time in the sun. It may not be top of your planning list alongside passport and tickets, but a visit your local pharmacy before heading off either home or abroad should feature in your preparations.

Migraine Prevention and Recovery

Migraines affect 8 million people in the UK and the World Health Organisation has rated it among the most disabling lifetime conditions. But it’s still very much a misunderstood condition, which at its worst can leave people incapacitated for 24 hours – with sufferers often reporting they have to lie down in a darkened room for two or three hours.

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.