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Uffington man’s call for women to be aware of ovarian cancer

A bereaved husband has put out an appeal to women to visit their GP if they display any symptoms of ovarian cancer after the devastating illness claimed the life of his wife.

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Coun Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council.  Photo supplied.

Have your say on developing health services in Lincolnshire

Health and social care organisations across Lincolnshire are looking for people’s views own how to change and improve services in the county.

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Governors for the NHS South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are meeting at the Eventus Centre, Northfield Industrial Estate, Market Deeping, on Thursday at 1.30pm.  Photo supplied.

GP group meet in Market Deeping to discuss health services in south Lincolnshire

Patients and the public can find out how South Holland, the Deepings and Bourne are served in terms of healthcare at a meeting next week.

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A pharmacist behind the counter serving a woman as part of NHS England in Lincolnshire's Dont Let Minor Illness Become A Major Problem campaign. 



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Take precautions to stop winter flu bugs

Families in South Holland and the Deepings are being told to make the most of NHS services available to them, rather than catch winter illnesses.

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Raising awareness during British Heart Foundation’s National Heart Month

South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is backing the British Heart Foundation’s National Heart Month, this February.

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Peterborough City Hospital praised for breast feeding support

Maternity staff at Peterborough City Hospital have celebrated their reaccreditation from the Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative.

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Stamford Round Table chairman Neil Walker, right, presents Mason Sallis with a Megalodon tooth. Mason is pictured with parents Laura and Tony, plus brothers Alfie, left, and Teddy

Family amazed by generosity of Stamford Round Table

Three-year-old Mason Sallis has been able to eat proper meals for the first time thanks to Stamford Round Table.

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Parents, MPs and staff from Glenfield Hospital at 10 Downing Street.

Key moment for South Holland families battling to save children’s heart services

Families relying on children’s heart disease services at an East Midlands hospital can give their views on keeping it open.

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Health trust seeks two new directors

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) is seeking two non-executive directors to join its board.

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New homes planned as Bourne health centre proposal is scrapped

Plans to build a new medical centre in Bourne have been abandoned and permission has now been granted to put housing on the site.

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Plan revealed to formally merge three Stamford GP surgeries

Three Stamford GP practices, which are all part of the Lakeside Healthcare Group, are consulting on plans to formally merge their patients’ lists.

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Drugs firms profiteer from NHS by hiking cancer drugs prices

Drugs firms profiteer from NHS by hiking cancer drugs prices

Drug companies are profiteering from the NHS to the tune of £1 billion because they have unjustifiably hiked prices of cancer medicine, experts warn.

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Mad Hatters Ladies Lunch proceeds will support Anna’s Hope Therapy Team’s work with young brain tumour patients

Local charity Anna’s Hope is inviting women to attend to a Mad Hatters Ladies Lunch party at the Haycock Hotel, in Wansford, on Friday, March 3, between 11.30am and 3pm.

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CCG chief executive Tim Sacks, pictured before the meeting in Oakham, said  a health funding shortfall of �400 million is predicted within five years

Consultant slams ‘insane’ plan to reduce number of hospital beds in Rutland and beyond

Plans to close the inpatient unit at Rutland Memorial Hospital and reduce the number of hospital beds across Leicestershire have been branded ‘pure insanity’ by a senior doctor.

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One in ten Brits never have a good morning

One in ten Brits never have a good morning

One in ten Brits reckon they NEVER have a good morning - and a quarter seldom enjoying more than two good mornings a week, a study has found.

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The Deepings First Responders are looking for volunteers to join its LIVES (Lincolnshire Integrated Voluntary Emergency Service) team.

New volunteers needed to save lives in the Deepings

The Deepings First Responders are looking for volunteers to join its LIVES (Lincolnshire Integrated Voluntary Emergency Service) team.

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2016 was busiest year on record for Lives medical charity

Lives, a Lincolnshire based charity attending 999 medical emergencies, experienced their busiest year on record in 2016 by responding to more than 20,000 emergency calls.

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One in 13 has Type 2 diabetes, new figures show

One in 13 people have Type 2 diabetes, new figures have revealed.

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Alzheimer’s Society course will help those caring for dementia sufferers

A free Alzheimer’s Society course to help people caring for someone with dementia is coming to Stamford in March.

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