Next Board Meeting - July 28

The next Board meeting for Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) will take place on Tuesday, July 28.

The monthly meeting will start at 1pm in the Royal Oak Boardroom at the trust's headquarters at Bridge House, The Point, Sleaford, NG34 8GG.

Items due to be discussed this month include:

  • the patient voice - focuses on the Home Oxygen Service and the work it does to support patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a condition that affects your lungs and one patient's experience of the pulmonary rehab service;
  • a report from the Charitable Funds Committee;
  • the Equality and Diversity report.

LCHS Chair Elaine Baylis said: "Our monthly Board meetings provide the public with an opportunity to find out more about the organisation, the services we provide and how well we are performing. The public are very welcome to attend and listen to the discussions."

LCHS runs services across the whole of Lincolnshire with district nurses, specialist nurses and teams of therapists working to keep people out of hospital or get them home sooner.

Four community hospitals provide services in the heart of the Spalding, Skegness, Louth and Gainsborough.

Infant feeding co-ordinators, health visitors and school nursing team work in the community to keep children healthy.

Out of hours services, Lincoln's Walk In Centre and Peterborough Minor Illness and Injury Unit provide primary healthcare to patients.

LCHS also provides the Phoenix NHS Stop Smoking Service and sexual health service to provide advice, information and treatment to improve people's health.