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Medical school would address Lincolnshire’s hospital recruitment challenges, Health Secretary tells MP

Hopes a medical school in Lincolnshire could ease the county’s hospital recruitment challenges have been expressed following a parliamentary debate.

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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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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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£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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Reassurance over future of Skegness Hospital

Campaigners are breathing a sigh of relief after it was confirmed there are no plans to close Skegness Hospital.

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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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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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Hundreds raised at bridge day at Skegness in aid of hospice

A charity bridge day organised by a Skegness woman raised more than £750 for St Barnabas Hospice.

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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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Fundraiser in Ingoldmells in memory of six-year-old Ethan

A charity fundraiser is set to take place in Ingoldmells in memory of a little boy who died last year aged just

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Job opportunities on offer at NHS recruitment day in Skegness

New opportunities working at the heart of NHS community healthcare in the Skegness area are on offer at a recruitment open day taking place in the town. Visitors will be able to drop-in to find out about a range of clinical and non-clinical vacancies on offer in the community and at Skegness Hospital, as well as being able to meet members of the team.

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‘Ambitious’ five-year plan includes refurb for Skegness Embassy fitness suite

An ambitious five-year plan for leisure, culture and health-related services, including the refurbishment of the Embassy Fitness Suite in Skegness, has been unveiled today.

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‘Appointments as usual’ during ‘emergency situation’ at medical centre in Skegness

Patients unable to get through on the telephone lines at a medical centre in Skegness are being told to turn up for appointments as usual if they have one.

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Members of Skegness Hospital Watch joined Fight4Life  protestors in Grantham at the weekend as part pf a countywide campaign. ANL-171016-164233001

‘Save our hospital services in Skegness’: Plea to attend public meeting

Campaigners fighting to save hospital services in Skegness joined a march in Grantham at the weekend as part of a countywide protest against possible cuts.

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‘They were so supportive to me’: Mother thanks hospice for son’s care

A Skegness woman has held a charity bridge day in aid of a St Barnabas Hospice branch which cared for her son before his death.

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Lucy Hardisty is having her head shaved for the charity Stand Up for Cancer. ANL-171013-125812001

‘Help me smash my target’: Teenager from Skegness to have head shaved for cancer charity

A 17-year-old Skegness Grammar School girl is having her head shaved to raise money for a cancer charity that is very close to her heart.

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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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