Unanimous approval: Dr John Brewin has been appointed as the new substantive Chief Executive for Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT).
Tuesday, July 22
Monday, July 21
Dangerous dose: Prescription medication has been stolen from a Lincoln home, which could cause serious side effects.
Thursday, July 17
Slower response: EMAS respond to the most urgent 999 calls around 2.3 minutes slower than three years ago, new NHS England figures show.
Thursday, July 10
Disappointed staff: Lincolnshire hospitals remain in special measures for another six months after latest care quality report finds 45 care areas still need improvement.
Tuesday, July 8
City pilot: Teams of Lincolnshire ‘health champions’ will be launched this summer to create individual plans for hundreds of patients.
Friday, July 4
Extra credit: A Lincoln student’s research on blood clotting had been praised for its “national importance” as it was presented to the National Nursing and Midwifery Network.
Beware of ticks: County Council advice to park-goers in Lincoln after two people were suspected to have contracted Lyme disease from tick bites at Hartsholme Country Park.
Thursday, July 3
Better pharmacy: More than £100,000 has been spent turning a popular Lincoln village pharmacy into a healthy living centre for the local community.
Wednesday, July 2
Second case reported: A 6-year-old girl has contracted what is suspected to be Lyme disease after suffering multiple bites from ticks in Hartsholme Country Park in Lincoln.
Better water for Lincoln: A new £44 million reservoir and water facility has officially turned on its taps, providing 20 million litres of high standard drinking water.