Ambulatory service now up and running

A new ambulatory emergency care service is now up and running at Scunthorpe hospital which will assess, treat and discharge patients on the same day. Patients referred to the unit will be seen by a senior clinician so decisions about their care can be made quickly, preventing where possible the need to admit them to an inpatient bed. Traditionally [...] Read more

North Lincolnshire CCG Governing Body meeting

The next Governing Body meeting for NHS North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will take place on Thursday 8 October 2015 at 14:00 in the Board Room, Health Place, Wrawby Road, Brigg, North Lincolnshire DN20 8GS. The meeting, which is open to members of the public to observe, will hear reports and updates as well as information [...] Read more

New team recruited to lead new service for the elderly

A new team is in post ready to launch a new £1.3million service which will focus solely on caring for frail elderly patients at Scunthorpe General Hospital. Work has been advancing over the summer to recruit a new consultant and a multi-disciplinary team for FEAST – frail elderly assessment support team - which will provide a dedicated service for [...] Read more

Talk to the CQC about your experiences - follow up inspection of services at Scunthorpe Hospital

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. It monitors, inspects and regulates services to make sure they meet standards of quality and safety. It then publishes its findings, including performance ratings, to help people choose their care. The CQC Northern Lincolnshire & Goole FT [...] Read more

The benefits of getting involved - the 1st North Lincs PPG Conference!

Patient Participation Group Members' Conference The first North Lincolnshire Patient Participation Group Members’ Conference is being held next month on 27 October. Patient Participation Groups (or PPGs) are a unique partnership between patients, GPs and practice staff which: • helps patients to take more responsibility for their health. • [...] Read more

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