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Grantham Journal Big Interview: Authors focus on the serious effects of snoring

Alex Adams grew up in Grantham and is now a credited author, having co-penned a book on how to stop snoring. It may be an embarrassing subject, but it is deadly serious as it has ended relationships and can be fatal. Alex, now based in London, has written the book called Stop Snoring...the Easy Way with Dr Mike Dilkes. Alex tells the Journal how the book came about.

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Grantham Tennis Club Feel Good sessions.

Grantham Tennis Centre to hold more ‘Feeling Good’ sessions

A volley of fun tennis sessions will take place in Grantham to help people with their mental health.

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Pictured from left are Gill Southgate, Tiffany Marsden, Richard Reynolds (Group Chairman) and Colin Southgate presenting a cheque for �20,000 to staff and representatives of Nottingham City Hospital Dialysis Unit.

Grantham fund-raisers help collect £20,000 for hospital dialysis unit

A group of local fundraisers affected by kidney disease have raised £20,000 through Nottingham Hospitals Charity for new specialist dialysis chairs at Nottingham City Hospital.

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Grantham patients and members of the public invited to meeting of GPs and health professionals

Patients and members of the public are invited to the next governing body meeting of NHS South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

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Fighting 4 Life Lincolnshire holds an NHStival choir practice at St Wulfram's Church.

Good turnout to first NHStival rehearsal in Grantham

Campaigners gathered at St Wulfram’s Church last night (Wednesday) to sing in support of the NHS.

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Visitors to the Macmillan unit can get free support and advice.

Macmillan’s mobile cancer unit is coming to Grantham

Free cancer advice and support is coming to Grantham on Thursday, April 27.

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Phoebe Howlett.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Phoebe’s global challenge has a vital message for everyone

Former KGGS student Phoebe Howlett, 24, is about to embark on an incredible journey - to visit every country in the world. The aim is to highlight the ‘invisible’ illness which she suffered and gender equality.

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Grantham Hospital campaigners show concern for future of A&E despite ‘good’ rating

A member of a regional health support group in Grantham says she does not believe the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust wants to re-open A&E even though it has received a ‘good’ rating.

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Grantham campaigners set up county ‘NHStival’

Grantham area campaigners are joining others around the country in forming an ‘NHStival’ choir in protest against the “demise” of the health service.

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Charmaine Morgan, chair of SOS Grantham Hospital, outside the A&E unit at the hospital

‘Stop undermining A&E and open it 24/7’ says Grantham Hospital support group

A hospital support group has responded to the CQC report on the trust which runs Grantham hospital by calling for the restoration of full A&E services 24 hours a day.

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Accident and Emergency at Grantham Hospital

Grantham MP Nick Boles calls for town’s A&E to be ‘strengthened’ after hospitals trust returned to special measures

Grantham MP Nick Boles says Grantham A&E should be ‘strengthened’ after hospitals trust is put back into special measures.

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Grantham A&E rated as good but Lincolnshire hospitals trust goes back into special measures

The trust which runs the town’s hospital has been put back into special measures, but urgent and emergency services at Grantham have been rated ‘good’ overall following a visit to the A&E unit.

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Coun Charmaine Morgan meets Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Grantham councillor talks about loss of emergency care at town’s hospital with Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

Grantham councillor Charmaine Morgan has discussed the situation at Grantham A&E with the Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn.

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Lincolnshire hospitals trust declares ‘internal critical incident’ as A&E struggles to cope

The trust which runs Grantham Hospital yesterday declared an ‘internal critical incident’ due to a severe shortage of A&E doctors at Lincoln A&E.

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Dr Rebecca Ovenden

Grantham-born junior doctor who gave passionate defence of the NHS has been found dead at home

A 32-year-old Grantham-born doctor has been found dead at her home in Plymouth.

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Dr David Baker, senior partner at Vine House Surgery, sat in his new consulting room, has praised the role of practice care coordinators.

Grantham surgeries praise role of highly qualified nurses

Grantham medical practices are praising the role of highly qualifed nurses who are helping them to deliver healthcare to patients at home.

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Grantham Journal column: It is vital we retain life-saving services at our hospital or we risk people dying

During the development of the Lincolnshire Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP), by Lincolnshire Health and Care (LHAC), the long-term future of Grantham Hospital’s accident and emergency unit is to be decided.

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Prince Harry meets runners taking part in the London Marathon for mental health charity Heads Together.  Photo by Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

Mental health initiative backed by Lincolnshire Police and young royals

Lincolnshire Police has followed a royal lead in backing a ground-breaking campaign encouraging people to be open about mental health.

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Employee of the Year silver award winner Cordelia Snowball, centre, with Lincolnshire Co-op Chief Executive Ursula Lidbetter, left, and President Stuart Parker, right. 

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Grantham pharmacy worker wins award for idea to help homeless

A mum-of-two has won an award after her idea to collect toiletries for homelessness charities was rolled out across all Lincolnshire Co-op pharmacies.

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Maxine Hughes - head of operations and clinical services at Grantham Hospital

Grantham Journal column: Hospital trust aims to improve the quality of care for its patients

As the new head of operations and clinical services at Grantham Hospital and having only been at Grantham for a couple of months, I am have already seen the great lengths to which our hospital staff will go to provide the best possible care for their patients.

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