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World Sepsis Day

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South Lincolnshire CCG is supporting World Sepsis Day, Thursday 13 September 2018, to raise awareness of the condition and the signs to look out for.

Sepsis is a condition caused by your body’s immune system responding abnormally to an infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. The infection can start anywhere in your body; it may be only in one part, or it may be widespread.

Migraine Awareness Week

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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.

Bites and stings

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Insect bites and stings are most common during the warmer summer months - they usually only cause minor irritation and clear up in a day.  In the UK you might be bitten by midges, mosquitoes, fleas, bedbugs, spiders, mites or ticks or stung by bees, wasps and hornets.

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

We are moving

South and South West Lincolnshire CCGs will be moving from 1 August 2018 to their new headquarters which will be situated at:

Bridge House
The Point
Lions Way
Sleaford
NG34 8GG

Deepings Practice to celebrate NHS70

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A local GP practice will be celebrating the NHS’s 70th birthday on Thursday 5 July, by holding an open event for its patients.

The Deepings Practice on Godsey Lane, Market Deeping, will be encouraging its staff and patients to join in its celebrations on Thursday, as it marks the 70th birthday of the NHS.

Raise a cuppa for your local NHS

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To help honour the NHS turning 70 this year, many organisations will be helping to celebrate with a cup of tea and possibly a slice of cake.

But this will be more than just a regular brew. On and around 5th July, people up and down the country will get together to raise a cuppa to our beloved NHS and raise funds for NHS charities. As part of the NHS Big 7Tea you can invite your friends round for a cuppa, brew up for your family, crack open the staff room tea bags, or commandeer the local village hall. You could raise money for your local NHS charity helping your local hospital, community services or mental health teams.