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Support for carers at council event

Carers FIRST in partnership with Lincolnshire County Council are hosting their annual Carers Rights Day this Friday, November 24.

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Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) has been awarded the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS), Silver Award, for demonstrating the values of the Armed Forced Covenant ANL-171116-070732001

Mental health trust awarded for support to armed forces

Lincolnshire’s mental health and learning disability trust has received a special award by the Ministry of Defence for its continuing support for the Armed Forces community.

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Most people would be reluctant to try CPR

Learn basic CPR for free at Bridge McFarland branches

Bridge McFarland has invested in the safety of local people by paying to have defibrillator machines installed in six of its office reception areas.

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Coveris and LIVES participating in first aid training scenarios. (Photo credit: LIVES).

Coveris and LIVES team up for innovative first aid training

Leading global packaging manufacturer Coveris has recruited the expertise of Lincolnshire emergency first responder charity, LIVES, to work with their Louth site to develop innovative first aid training to ensure the safety of all co-workers employed on their site.

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‘No current plans’ to close Louth Hospital confirmed

A leading NHS official has confirmed there are ‘no current plans’ to close Louth County Hospital.

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£1.4m grant to tackle domestic abuse across county

An innovative project in Lincolnshire to tackle domestic abuse has been awarded a £1.4 million grant by the Home Office.

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ULHT bosses praise ‘big strides’ made in effort to take trust out of special measures

ULHT bosses praise ‘big strides’ made in effort to take trust out of special measures

Bosses at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (ULHT) have praised the ‘big strides’ the trust has made since inspections saw it put into special measures.

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Lincolnshire East CCG supports National Cholesterol Month

National Cholesterol Month, October, is devoted to raising awareness of the dangers of high cholesterol and is being supported by Lincolnshire East CCG.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Lincolnshire East CCG supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Lincolnshire East CCG is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) in a bid to raise awareness about the importance of screening and early detection of breast cancer.

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More nurses on way to county’s hospitals after recruitment drive

Hospitals across Lincolnshire have 22 new healthcare support workers following a recruitment drive to tackle staff shortages.

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Victoria Atkins MP.

Victoria Atkins MP speaks over Louth County Hospital developments

Victoria Atkins MP has spoken out after a top NHS chief claimed that there are still ‘no current plans’ to close Louth County Hospital.

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One of the warnings put out by emergency services in Lincolnshire ahead of the fireworks this year.

Warnings issued over fireworks ahead of Bonfire Night

‘The young boy had severe burns and it was clear his eye had been impaled’ - an ambulance service worker has shared his shocking firework night story in a bid to warn others of the dangers ahead of this years’ Bonfire Night.

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Fizzy drinks linked to liver disease in children

Fizzy drinks damaging kids’ livers

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits and ice cream is fuelling a potentially fatal liver disease in children, according to new research.

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The St John's Ambulance Mobile Classroom.

St John Ambulance offers chance to learn to ‘Save A Life’

St John Ambulance are taking part in a 10-day tour of Lincolnshire as part of the ‘Save A Life campaign’ with BBC Radio Lincolnshire, with upcoming events in Boston today (Tuesday) and Horncastle and Market Rasen next week.

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St Barnabas Hospice hosts Big Birthday Get Together to celebrate their 35th birthday and to mark Hospice Care Week

St Barnabas Hospice will host a Big Birthday get Together on Wednesday, October 11, from 8am to noon at the Day Therapy Centre in Hawthorn Road, Lincoln.

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New ‘free to call’ number for Patient Advice and Liaison Service

The number used to access advice and support for community health services and GP practices in Lincolnshire is changing to a ‘free to call’ number.

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Blood donor session in Rasen

Blood donation sessions will be held at Market Rasen’s Festival Hall Friday October 13.

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Open event at Middle Rasen for dementia support

Carry on Singing is an informal singing and support group for those living with dementia and their carers.

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Improved support for children’s health services

New, more integrated children’s health services are set to bring improved support for children and their families from today (October 1).

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Lincolnshire hospital staff on their charity bike ride.

Lincolnshire hospital staff cycle over 100 miles for charity

A team of dedicated staff from United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust have cycled over 100 miles to raise funds to help improve patient care.

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