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New community partnership helps the homeless in Scunthorpe

A Scunthorpe GP surgery is going the extra mile in a bid to lend a hand to the town centre’s homeless. The Birches Medical Practice, based at The Ironstone Centre in West Street, has started to open its shower facilities between 10am until 12pm, Monday to Friday. The practice is working closely with nearby charity Crosby Community Association, [...] Read more

24/7 GP online consultations for North Lincolnshire patients

More than 70,000 patients across North Lincolnshire can now access 24/7 online consultations with their GP practice. Online consultations are an alternative way for patients to access support from their GP or other practice-based health professionals via the internet, rather than waiting for the next available appointment to attend in person. [...] Read more

Evening and weekend GP appointments now available in North Lincolnshire

Above: Dr Faisel Baig - GP and Chair of North Lincolnshire CCG People who are registered with a North Lincolnshire GP practice now have more flexibility when it comes to booking a GP appointment. A new scheme has been introduced by NHS North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) so that local people can routinely see a GP, or other [...] Read more

100km row-a-thon success for Scunthorpe Samaritans

Above (L-R): Emma Mundey, Emma Latimer and Samantha Helmick kickstart the event Colleagues at NHS North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group powered through the pain barrier – all in the name of charity. Staff at the Brigg-based organisation impressively rowed 100 kilometres between 9am and 5pm on September 6 and raised £175 for Scunthorpe [...] Read more

CCG yearly rating reflects “considerable progress”

The organisation that plans and buys health services for people in North Lincolnshire has made “considerable progress” according to NHS England. NHS North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group has been praised for its positive direction of travel by regional health bosses and given an improved rating following the annual assessment of all [...] Read more

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