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.
Tuesday, July 1
Keep covered: A Lincoln mum is warning city park-goers of the dangers of ticks after her teenage daughter contracted Lyme disease.
A “fighter”: A Lincoln family who lost a husband and father due to misdiagnosis of bowel cancer have been awarded compensation.
Wednesday, June 25
Blame game? NHS England apologise for confusion over letters sent to patients of Lincoln surgery, and questions are still being raised as to the reasons for closure.
Tuesday, June 24
Street triage: Lincolnshire is the first area in the country to trial a new scheme to provide better care for people with mental health issues.
Tuesday, June 17
Closure concerns: Lincoln’s MP and a ward councillor are opposing plans to close a city GP surgery which serves nearly 3,000 residents.