Saving lives in Lincolnshire: A new voluntary fast response care service has been launched in Lincolnshire to better emergency expertise.
Wednesday, February 5
Obesity issue: Lincolnshire has a weight issue, with two thirds of its residents overweight — one of the worst rates in the country.
Monday, February 3
Negligence compensation: Lincolnshire hospitals paid out more than £7.2 million last year in obstetrics and maternity compensation relating to medical negligence.
Wednesday, January 29
Dignified care: Staff at Lincolnshire hospitals will host a range of events as part of national Dignity Day.
Tuesday, January 28
New pool: Pregnant women wanting water births can now make use of a state of the art birthing pool in Lincoln.
Thursday, January 23
Legal highs: Research on the effects of ‘legal highs’ from Lincoln academics will feature in the new series of Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies.
Thursday, January 16
Top nosh: Three NHS units in Lincoln scored a five for their food hygiene standards.
Monday, January 13
Access LN6 walking bus: A school in Lincoln has set up a ‘walking bus’ to encourage schoolchildren and parents to walk to school and reduce congestion at the school gate.
Friday, January 10
Mortality in Lincolnshire hospitals: ULHT’s latest report shows mortality rates have gone up again, but the figure remains below the national guideline.
Thursday, January 9
Never event: A woman with stitches was left with an object inside her after giving birth at Lincoln County Hospital.