The taste of success! New children’s menu a hit at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital

When you think of hospital food you don’t usually think about fine dining.

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Updated: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn pay tribute to Stamford and Grantham MP Nick Boles after he reveals cancer battle

Stamford and Grantham MP Nick Boles has revealed he is battling against cancer.

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Dr Suneil Kapadia, Medical Director of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust. EMN-160718-123342001

COLUMN: Stay healthy with a simple flu jab

The air is starting to get a little colder and the dark nights are drawing in which means winter is coming.

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New wave of funding for community mental health projects across Lincolnshire

Over £300,000 of community funding has been earmarked for a variety of organisations and groups that help people manage their mental health problems across Lincolnshire.


Major healthcare plans for Lincolnshire submitted to NHS for approval

Plans which could radically change the way healthcare services are delivered in Lincolnshire are set to be submitted to the government for approval today (Friday).

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Dementia groups under threat after funding cut

Two support groups seen as a ‘lifeline’ for dementia sufferers and their carers in the Sleaford area are facing closure after a decision to pull the plug on NHS funding.

WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

A health alert has been issued warning parents over an outbreak of a polio-type virus that can easily be spread through coughs and sneezes.

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Crowdfunding page set up to help super slimmer get his op

A man who shed more than half his bodyweight to avoid gastric band surgery but has been turned down for an op to have excess skin removed has now launched a crowdfunding web page to pay for the surgery.

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COLUMN: We’re celebrating our great teams

Over the past few weeks we have been proud to celebrate some fantastic achievements at Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS), writes Andrew Morgan.

Why a lack of sleep makes us depressed . . and what we can do about it

Why a lack of sleep makes us depressed . . and what we can do about it

Historically, insomnia has been thought of as secondary to other disorders such as depression.

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Go Dance teachers, from left - Jade Mountain and Harriet Spence get into the rhythm of their hula hooping marathon for Macmillan Cancer Care.

Hula hooping marathon for charity

Five Sleaford dance teachers were in a spin last week when they took part in a hula hooping marathon for a cancer charity.

James Clifton doing Macmillan Brave the Shave in memory of his sister who died four years ago. EMN-160926-171944001

James dares to bare his head - braving the shave for Macmillan in memory of little sister

A Sleaford man ‘braved the shave’ in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of his sister

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Will inspectors give hospitals trust clean bill of health?

The trust behind Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital is ‘aiming to do even better’ this year as inspectors return.

Personnel and staff at RAFC Cranwell held a charity cake stall today in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support in the station's all ranks club. As well as cake selling, the charities committee members also held a raffle draw and a "Guess the number of spots on the cake" fund raiser. RAFC Cranwell Commandant Air Commodore Peter Squires is pictured with MacMillan Cancer Support volunteers. Photo: Gordon Elias, RAFC Cranwell. EMN-160710-174417001

Coffee time after 10k run and a head shave for Macmillan at RAF Cranwell

Personnel from RAF College Cranwell organised a 10km charity run around the base in support of Macmillan Cancer Support and The Grantham Passage.

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Project to check hospitals’ accessibility launched

The trust which runs Pilgrim Hospital is holding a series of events to get feedback on the accessibility of its services.

Awarded for dedication   teams and individuals from the Lincolnshire Community Health Services Trust.

Community health teams in Lincolnshire collect awards

Teams and individuals working in NHS community services across Lincolnshire have been recognised for their dedication at this year’s Celebrating Success Awards.

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NHS bosses refuse super slimmer - who lost 14st after rejecting costly gastric band - operation to remove folds of skin

A super slimmer who shed 14st after rejecting gastric band surgery to do it the hard way, says he is being let down by the NHS.

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Wellbeing scheme is helping people keep living independently

A scheme designed to get older and vulnerable people home from hospital and living independently has been generating impressive results, according to its annual review.

Keira Beeson - to receive a national award. EMN-160410-091649001

Top honour for brave Sleaford schoolgirl

A schoolgirl from Sleaford suffering from a serious bowel condition while raising awareness and funds for others in the same situation is to be honoured at the first British Citizen Youth Awards.

Some people genetically programmed to crave fatty foods over sugary snacks

Some people ‘genetically programmed’ to crave fatty foods over sugary snacks

You really are what you eat, according to scientists, who have discovered the gene that determines if you like chicken korma or Eton mess.

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