Plans which ensure Lincolnshire’s community NHS services can continue to respond in emergencies have been given positive feedback.
The Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) plans for Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) have been rated as providing ‘assurance’ by NHS England.
The detailed plans are measured against a range of core standards and will support the LCHS’s operational response in a broad range of situations.
Jill Anderson, Emergency Planning Lead for LCHS, said: ”Our services provide a lifeline to families and individuals 365 days a year, seven days a week whether in our community hospitals, urgent care centres and minor injuries units, or specialist nursing and therapy services in our patients’ homes.
For more information visit www.lincolnshirecommunityhealthservices.nhs.uk.