Volunteering example: Falklands War veteran Simon Weston congratulated LPFT as they achieved a prestigious volunteering award.
Wednesday, September 17
No smoking allowed: Staff at the City of Lincoln Council offices face a ban on smoking breaks during working hours, as well as extension of non-smoking areas.
Monday, September 15
Change needed: Results back from a survey reveal Lincolnshire residents want change to the current health and care provisions in the county.
Relocation: The Phoenix Health Shop in Lincoln has closed down, with services moving elsewhere in the city.
Thursday, September 11
More help needed: Lincolnshire has the third highest number of dementia sufferers in the East Midlands, according to a recent report by Alzheimer’s Society.
Friday, August 29
£180k improvement: Lincoln county Hospital’s Burton Ward has undergone a revamp to make it more dementia-friendly.
Monday, August 25
Missing data: EMAS is searching for a data disc containing patient forms that has been misplaced from its HQ.
Monday, August 11
Life-saving investment: Three Asda stores in Lincoln have been given public-access defibrillator machines, with staff receiving CPR training as well.
Wednesday, August 6
Still confusing: NHS England will hold a public consultation on its plans to close the Burton Road GP surgery in Lincoln, which will continue to run until next year.
Tuesday, August 5
Quality care: A recent report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found no faults with the service provided by the Lincoln branch of life support charity Age UK.
Monday, August 4
Feeding tips: Tips and help with breastfeeding is now available to mothers and families in Lincolnshire thanks to an NHS trust website.
Thursday, July 31
Legal highs explored: A team of Lincoln chemists’ research into legal highs will feature in an episode of Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies.
Monday, July 28
Life-changing care: Cathy Poulton, who is the sole carer for her husband Ted, is praising the support of St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice.
Listening and learning: United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has been listening to its staff to help improve patients’ experience.
Friday, July 25
Reassurance: A Lincolnshire healthcare team working on a new care project have added a new phase after speaking to staff and residents.
Thinking pink: Lincoln women with breast cancer will be offered at least three years of free Pilates classes after a generous donation.
Wednesday, July 23
No closure date yet: NHS England apologised for the confusion caused over plans to close a Lincoln GP surgery, and say it’s likely to stay open — for now.
New CEO: Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) has appointed a new CEO, who has worked for the NHS for over 30 years.
Tuesday, July 22
Kitchen skills: A new kitchen in Lincoln’s Central Market will offer free cooking courses to pass on important skills and help vulnerable people.
Unanimous approval: Dr John Brewin has been appointed as the new substantive Chief Executive for Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT).