Testing year: Chief Executive of ULHT Jane Lewington explains the tough year the Trust has had, but the reasons to also be proud.
Thursday, December 26
Monday, December 23
Night vision: The Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance will now be able to attend accidents at night thanks to new equipment.
Tuesday, December 10
Under pressure: Lincoln County Hospital is experiencing high demand for beds and are asking patients to only use A&E “if absolutely necessary”.
Tuesday, December 3
Operational escalation: With United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust sites under pressure, the trust has introduced new measures for financial and clinical stability.
Monday, November 25
Risky highs: With almost all secondary schools in Lincoln reporting legal highs use, Lincolnshire Police mounted a campaign to tackle the increasing problem.
Wednesday, November 20
Lincoln slims down: Slimmers in Lincoln have picked up awards for their weight loss achievements after being referred to a Weight Watchers scheme by their GPs.
Monday, November 18
Full liability: ULHT have agreed a settlement of £10 million, one of the highest in NHS history, after a Lincoln boy was left brain damaged during birth.
Friday, November 8
Moving forward: The ULHT board are seeing some improvements within its hospitals, particularly around mortality rates.
Wednesday, November 6
Extra staff: ULHT have hired more than 100 new nurses for Lincolnshire hospitals after a major national and international recruitment drive.
Tuesday, November 5
Facial hair efforts: Men across Lincoln prepare to groom and grow moustaches in aid of men’s health awareness campaign ‘Movember’.