People, Health and Care

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North Lincolnshire residents encouraged to download NHS App

North Lincolnshire residents are being encouraged by their local NHS and council to download the NHS App, for a simple…

20 January 2022
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Inspirational care workers make it a Christmas to remember in North Lincolnshire

This new year kind and compassionate people are being urged to start a new career in care and help their…

20 January 2022
A group of parents sitting on the floor singing and clapping with their babies
Nursery rhyme playlist to help you bond with your baby

A playlist of songs and nursery rhymes to help parents and carers interact with babies and children has been made…

17 January 2022
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Children’s home provides highest quality of care

Kingfisher Lodge children’s home has been rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted inspectors after a recent visit. The home was inspected…

13 January 2022
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Mixed news on Covid – vaccine uptake protecting locals but health and care staff under pressure as infection rates hit new peak

Covid-19 infection rates in North Lincolnshire have reached record levels but thankfully hospital admissions are not increasing at the same…

13 January 2022
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Landmark 350,000th vaccine to be given in North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire is on course to deliver its 350,000th vaccine shot in the next week. Already more than 343,000 jabs…

6 January 2022
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No new restrictions for New Year – but take precautions says health expert

Although the Government did not put in place any new restrictions before the New Year Eve, public health bosses say…

30 December 2021
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Join Home First and make a difference to people’s lives

North Lincolnshire Home First Community team will be at St John’s Market in Scunthorpe on Friday 7 January 2022 from…

23 December 2021
Get boosted now
200 plus suspected cases of omicron in North Lincolnshire

Public health officials are urging people to get the booster jab as soon as possible, as more than 200 suspected…

23 December 2021
New vaccine centre to open as booster drive gears up in North Lincolnshire

People across North Lincolnshire are being urged to get their Covid-19 booster jab when they can to help fight off…

16 December 2021
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Supporting foster carers to have a fantastic festive season in North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Council has worked closely with local tourist attractions to offer discounted passes and entry to help fostering households…

13 December 2021
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Don’t give the gift of Covid-19 this Christmas

It is the time of year when friends and family are planning ahead for Christmas get togethers and people are…

9 December 2021
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Scunthorpe shop owner fined £3,500 for selling illicit tobacco

The health of North Lincolnshire residents has been protected after a Scunthorpe shop owner was ordered to pay £3,500 in…

6 December 2021
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Children’s home rated as among the very best in the country

The Cygnets children’s home has been rated among the very best in the country by inspectors from Ofsted. The home…

3 December 2021
Dr Faisel Baig - CCG Chair
Health Chief’s message on new Covid-19 variant

Dr Faisel Baig, Chair of North Lincolnshire’s Clinical Commissioning Group, said: “I can imagine many people are worried about what…

2 December 2021