Trust Board Meeting - February 9

The next Trust Board meeting for Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) will take place on Tuesday, February 9.

The monthly meeting will start at 1pm in The Boardroom at the new headquarters at Beech House, Lincoln, LN5 7JH.

Items due to be discussed this month include:

*Patient and Public Involvement Summary Report
*A report from the Quality and Risk Committee
*An update on Major Incident Preparedness.

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. Members of the public are very welcome to attend and listen to discussions."

LCHS run 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 Spalding, Skegness, Louth and Gainsborough.

Health visitors and school nursing teams work in the community to keep children healthy.

Out of hour’s services, Lincoln's Walk in Centre, minor Injury units and urgent care centre provide primary healthcare to patients.

LCHS also provides a sexual health service to provide advice, information and treatment to improve people's health.