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Smokers urged to join the Stoptober challenge

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South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is once again supporting Stoptober – which aims to encourage smokers across England and Wales to make a quit attempt during October.  There are now one million fewer smokers in England than there were in 2014 and around 1,000 smokers quit every day on average, one every 80 seconds. 

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, 27 September 2018, from 2.30pm at the Springfields Events & Conference Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding PE12 6ET.

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.