North East Lincolnshire

Hospitals mark International Day of the Midwife

NHS Humber Health Partnership is marking International Day of the Midwife this Sunday by showcasing the work of midwives in Hull, Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. Midwives from Hull University Teaching Hospitals (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole (NLaG) will be sharing their stories on the organisations’ social media pages to celebrate the fantastic contribution they … Read more

Lincolnshire man’s eight-stone weight loss journey: ‘I feel like a totally different person and have a great zest for life’

A man from Waltham in north-east Lincolnshire has spoken of losing almost eight stone during a 12-week weight management programme. John Fawcett, 57, weighed 126.2kg when he became type 2 diabetic. He was overweight and often felt tired during the day. He became a grandad for the first time which made him want to lose … Read more

Work begins on new Community Diagnostic Centre in Grimsby

Work has now started on converting five units in Grimsby’s Freshney Place Shopping Centre into a bespoke Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) that will help to transform healthcare in North East Lincolnshire.  Once complete, 150,000 additional diagnostic appointments a year will be available to patients at a convenient, central location, rather than travelling to a hospital. … Read more

New healthy weight programme launched in Northern Lincolnshire to support women to have a healthy pregnancy

The new Holistic Maternal Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives Programme, launched by the Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership, is aimed at pregnant women and birthing people with a BMI of 30 and above. It is being piloted in Northern Lincolnshire and will support eligible women to eat healthily and exercise safely during their … Read more

This new year, swap smoking for more money and better mental health!

Stopping smoking is often referred to as ‘giving up’. But this New Year, Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership wants people to focus on the gains. By swapping cigarettes to safer forms of nicotine, such as patches, gum or a vape it says people can save hundreds of pounds, with significant improvements to … Read more

Hospitals consultation in Northern Lincolnshire: there is still time to have your say

There is just a short time remaining for people to “have their say” as part of a public consultation into a proposed change to some hospital services in Northern Lincolnshire. NHS leaders stress there are no plans to make changes to accident and emergency departments and most people would continue to be seen and treated … Read more

New events added as part of Northern Lincolnshire hospitals public consultation

New exhibition and roadshow events have been added to the calendar as part of a public consultation seeking people’s views on a proposed change to some hospital services in Northern Lincolnshire. The local NHS is stressing there are no plans to make changes to accident and emergency departments and most hospital services would remain as … Read more

Proposed changes to some hospital services in Northern Lincolnshire: people invited to Grimsby public consultation drop-in event

An exhibition and public drop-in event setting out details of a proposed change to the way a small number of more complex medical, urgent and emergency care and paediatric (children’s) services are delivered at hospitals in Northern Lincolnshire takes place in Grimsby on Monday (16 October). The consultation event is being held at Grimsby Town … Read more

Unveiled: A fresh approach to mental health in North East Lincolnshire

A new five-year mental health strategy in North East Lincolnshire, developed by people who have experienced mental health difficulties together with the organisations that provide support, was launched on World Mental Health Day. The theme this year is “Mental Health is a Universal Right” and the strategy aims to create a supportive environment where everyone … Read more