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Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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Open afternoon and auction and table top sale at Dove Cottage Day Hospice

Dove Cottage Day Hospice in Stathern is joining forces with hospices across the UK to launch Hospice Care Week.

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Grantham Journal column: Hospital staff have ensured changes do not on patient care

The temporary night time closure of Grantham A&E remains the focus of a lot of attention at the moment, and for good reason. We know how important the hospital is to local people and ULHT will continue to work hard in recruiting the staff we need to safely deliver services across all our hospitals. The department continues to provide a quality service to the patients who attend during the opening hours of 9am to 6.30pm.

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Lincolnshire Police Chief Constable Neil Rhodes.

Police chief raises concerns about ambulance cover after officers have to ferry patients to A&E

The Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police has spoken out about concerns over ambulance cover in the county after his officers had to ferry patients to hospital overnight.

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Introducing egg and peanut at early stage to babies may reduce the risk of developing an allergy to either foodstuff. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”

Feeding babies with egg and peanut at a young age – rather than waiting until they are older – may prevent them developing an allergy to the foodstuffs, according to a major new study.

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Dr Suneil Kapadia, medical director at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) talks to Cllr Charmaine Morgan, SKDC member and chairperson of SOS Grantham Hospitals, about the temporary A&E unit closure at Grantham EMN-160818-123807001

Grantham A&E campaigners may reconsider taking legal action against hospitals trust

A group which has started legal proceedings against the trust which runs Grantham Hospital may reconsider going to court.

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VIDEO: Former Grantham councillor’s A&E protest interrupts hospital boss

A protest against the closure of Grantham A&E was made yesterday interrupting a presentation by a hospital boss at a meeting of South Kesteven District Council.

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Councillors and members of the public join forces in protest at the closure of Grantham A&E department overnight.

Hospital bosses come under fire at SKDC meeting over night-time closure of Grantham’s A&E

Councillors put aside their allegiances and lined up to put Grantham Hospital boss Dr Suneil Kapadia under fire.

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Fund-raising cyclists are, from left - Jody Leitch, Elvis Stooke, Ben Pacey and Guy Hawes

Cyclists brave the rain to cycle 50 miles to Lincoln and back for Grantham Hospital campaign

A potential legal challenge over the temporary closure of Grantham’s A&E has received a cash boost thanks to five dedicated cyclists.

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Grantham Hospital opening times extended for X-ray services

Grantham Hospital has extended opening times for X-ray services on Saturday and Sunday mornings and on weekday evenings.

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Smoking rates in England are the lowest on record

Smoking rates in England are the lowest on record

England now has twice as many ex-smokers as smokers, according to health officials.

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A recent protest outside Grantham Hospital

Trust which runs Grantham hospital tries to attract doctors to Lincolnshire A&Es

The trust which runs Grantham Hospital is visiting Bournemouth in an attempt to recruit doctors to its struggling A&E departments.

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Out of hours service for minor injuries opens at Grantham Hospital

A minor injuries service will start this evening (Monday) at Grantham Hospital.

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Errington Cheese - Credit: Michael Rummey JFL-140923-142114003

Food watchdog bans cheesemaker’s whole output over E.coli fears

A food watchdog has said its recall of all cheese from a producer linked to an E.coli outbreak is justified as it revealed two new cases are being investigated.

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Last Wednesday's protest outside Grantham Hospital saw Coun Ian Selby dressed as the Grim Reaper to make his point clear.

Grantham Journal letter: Overspending is not helping

Quite understandably Grantham hospital continues to feature prominently in the Journal’s readers’ letters.

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A recent protest outside Grantham Hospital

Grantham Journal letter: Political parties should unite

The situation regarding the Grantham Hospital is grave indeed, and now is the time for us all to work together to come to a sensible conclusion.

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Protesters march through Grantham town centre.

Grantham Journal letter: Services have been run down for ages

I have to take issue with John Andrews and his attack on Nick Boles and Grantham Hospital.

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Grantham runner completes 50 day running challenge in aid of cancer patient Karl Bullimore

A runner has finished the exhausting challenge of running 10km every day for 50 days ending with the Great North Run on Sunday.

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Coun Ray Wootten, right, protested at a rally outside Grantham Hospital, over the reduction in A&E cover in Grantham.

Motion supporting the return of a 24-hour A&E at Grantham Hospital gets full support from county councillors

A motion calling for the reinstatement of full services at Grantham Hospital following the closure of the A&E department received unanimous cross-party support today.

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A recent protest outside Grantham Hospital

Grantham Hospital to get minor injuries service in the evenings

A minor injuries and illnesses service is due to be opened at Grantham Hospital after the A&E unit was closed at night.

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