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Medical director Suneil Kapadia to leave trust which runs Grantham Hospital in May

The trust which runs Grantham Hospital has confirmed that its medical director, Suneil Kapadia, will leave in May.

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Child car seats recalled

Child car seats recalled

Mamas & Papas is recalling a number of child car seats following safety concerns.

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Weight loss ‘changed my life’

A Sleaford woman has spoken of her weight loss journey and the obstacles she has faced.

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Grandma Nicky Dyer.(left) with mum Terri Dyer and baby Aaron in the car in which he was born. Photo: MSKP-061216-24 ANL-160612-105811001

Oh Baby! Mum gives birth in hospital car park - for the second time!

A Skegness grandma couldn’t believe what was happening when her daughter started to give birth in a hospital car park – for the second time.

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Lincolnshire County Council Leader, Coun Martin Hill.

Grantham A&E downgrade is not acceptable, says county council leader

The Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Coun Martin Hill, says the potential downgrading of Grantham A&E department and other emergency units cannot be supported.

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Tory by-election candidate claims report suggesting options to close Grantham A&E does not correspond with what she has been told

The Tory candidate in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election claims she has been kept in the dark about a report revealing options that might see the closure of Grantham A&E department permanently.

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VIDEO: Health boss says upset caused by Grantham A&E closure is regrettable and will make consultation more difficult

A health boss has apologised for the upset caused by the overnight closure of Grantham A&E and he says it will make next year’s public consultation very difficult.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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Festive fitness class offer for over sixties

A new class is available for over sixties to limber up and exercise to music with a special festive offer.

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Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

The over 50s are finding it difficult to see their GP, according to research by Saga Health Insurance which reveals the places in the UK where over 50s say they struggle most to get an appointment with a doctor.

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Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron visits Grantham hospital a day after his  party's triumphant victory in the Richmond Park by-election.

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron says closure of Grantham A&E overnight is “absolutely outrageous”

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron visited Grantham this afternoon a day after his party’s triumphant victory in the Richmond Park by-election.

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Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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Chief executive of ULHT Jan Sobieraj EMN-161124-101204001 EMN-161124-101204001

Would a national centre for rural health and care help recruit NHS staff?

The trust behind hospitals throughout Lincolnshire is to use the county’s rural nature as a selling point in a fresh recruitment drive.

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Nominations wanted for staff and volunteers awards by NHS trust

The county’s specialist mental health and learning disabilities NHS Trust is inviting members of the public to nominate staff and volunteers as part of its annual excellence awards.

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Colonel Niall MacDougall TD, Assistant Commander of the Grantham-based 102 Logistic Brigade and LPFT chairman Paul Devlin signing the Armed Forces Covenant. EMN-161129-141204001

Focus falls on armed forces reservists

An Armed Forces friendly NHS Trust is lending its full support to a national campaign promoting the benefits of employing volunteer reservists.

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Breakfast cereals full of sugar

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg’s Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Burton Road Surgery, one of the four GP surgeries to close. EMN-161129-090500001

Metheringham GP surgery to close after CCG fails to find new manager

Four Lincolnshire GP surgeries including one in Metheringham are to have to close, with patients being asked to register with an alternative practice.

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John Smejka receiving his award from actor James Norton and interior designer Kelly Hoppen. EMN-161119-114353001

Stroke survivor award for courageous John

A 59-year-old stroke survivor from Navenby has been presented with an Adult Courage Award at the Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Awards.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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