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, 29th March 2018, from 2.30pm at the Hardwicke Suite, Eventus, Sunderland Road, Northfields Industrial Estate, Market Deeping PE6 8FD.
Patients and clinicians will join together to drive improvements in cancer services and treatment in Lincolnshire at an upcoming conference.
The Lincolnshire Cancer Summit will take place on Tuesday, March 27 at the Golf Hotel in Woodhall Spa.
According to research, one in every two people in the UK will get cancer in their lifetime, with it affecting many others as a result.
The interactive event will see patients and more than 50 senior health experts discuss cancer treatment pathways. It will be an opportunity to understand the latest in cancer treatments, how we encourage local people to attend screening appointments and become cancer aware and how we support people to live with and beyond cancer.
Thursday, 8 March, is World Kidney Day and local GPs are reminding people to know their kidneys . Around 600 million people live with some form of kidney damage and chronic kidney disease (CKD) is predicted to increase over the next decade making it a globally recognised public health issue.
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.
GPs in South Lincolnshire are urging people to look out for their elderly and vulnerable relatives and neighbours this winter – and make sure they don’t ‘soldier on’ in silence.
Older people and those with long-term health conditions are particularly susceptible to illness and isolation at this time of year, yet it can sometimes be difficult for those at risk to admit they need help.
South 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.
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.
It's Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, 22 to 28 January 2018, South Lincolnshire CCG is reminding people that cervical cancer can kill, yet regular screening helps save thousands of lives every year.
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.
In an effort to make prescribing safer, less wasteful and more cost efficient, patients are being advised that the way in which they order repeat prescriptions is changing.
With winter halfway through and spring on the horizon, people across Lincolnshire are being reminded they can buy a wide range of medicines over the counter from their local pharmacy or supermarket, without the need for a prescription.