• Patients in Gainsborough will benefit from new rehabilitation facilities and an improved service, thanks to a move to bring two teams together.

    The town's community nursing team and therapy teams have moved into a newly refurbished home in the Morton Centre at John Coupland Hospital.

    The teams from Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) provide care in patients' homes and clinics, while therapy teams both from the community and on the hospital's Scotter Ward help rehabilitate through physiotherapy and occupational therapy.

  • A patient user group set up to improve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGB&T) care in Lincolnshire will hold its next meeting this month.

    The group, run by Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS), will meet at 6.30pm on Wednesday, February 19, at The Scene, 35 Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1XP.

    The group is part of the trust's work with Stonewall's Health Champions programme.  The programme, funded by the Department of Health, provides free support to 20 NHS organisations in England for one year to improve health services for lesbia

  • Specialist heart failure nurses from Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) will be supporting the British Heart Foundation's (BHF) Ramp up the Red campaign this Friday.

    Jane Scrafton and Lisa Roxburgh, Heart Failure Complex Case Managers LCHS, will be backing the BHF campaign through a cocktail and canapés evening at Craft Bar and Kitchen on High Street, Lincoln.

    The event aims to help raise awareness of heart health in Lincoln.

    Jane said: "We have seven community heart failure nurses across the county at LCHS who are supported by the BHF.

  • Mums-to-be living in Grantham and the surrounding area can now access additional specialist support to lead a healthier lifestyle throughout their pregnancy. 

    Bumps and Beyond has expanded to include clinics at Grantham and District Hospital, after successfully supporting more than 1,000 women in the Boston and Lincoln areas since April 2012.

    The service, which is run by Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust, provides information and advice to pregnant women with a BMI of 35 or above.

  • The first Board meeting of 2014 at Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) will take place on Tuesday, January 28.


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