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Grantham Journal column: I welcome new nursing associates to the hospital

At a time when the NHS is under extreme pressure and is also having to cope with a significant shortage of registered nurses, it is incredibly exciting that Lincolnshire was successful in their bid to take part in the pilot for the training of care staff in the new nursing associate role.

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Ben Bradley

Grantham Journal column: We will not accept downgrade of services at Grantham’s A&E

This week, Radio Lincolnshire are holding live debates across the county about our healthcare and the upcoming Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for our NHS services.

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Grantham Journal letter: One complaint ULHT? Very funny

Yes ULHT, I know you have been well aware of the distress your actions have caused by making Grantham Hospital your whipping boy and trying to dismantle it, stealing our doctors and facilities.

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Video: Grantham hospital saved my life after heart attack, protesters told

A Grantham district and county councillor told protest marchers how his life had been saved three times in hospitals and last year at Grantham Hospital following a heart attack.

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Slideshow: Thousands march through Grantham in protest against overnight closure of A&E

Thousands of protesters marched through Grantham today (Saturday) in protest at the overnight closure of the town’s A&E unit.

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Stylist rebecca Hoyes with Shannon Beasor - and her chopped off locks.

Grantham teenager with ‘a very big heart’ donates hair to Little Princess Trust

A teenager has chopped a whopping 16 inches off her hair to donate to a charity that provides wigs for children with cancer.

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Grantham Hospital workers nominated in staff awards for caring and dedication

Workers from various areas in Grantham Hospital have been nominated for this year’s staff awards.

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Grantham MP Nick Boles, together with MPs Caroline Johnson and Robert Jenrick, met with Prime Minister Teresa May to discuss Grantham A&E.

Grantham A&E closure faces review as MPs and councillors meet PM and Health Minister

MPs and councillors were in London today to discuss the future of Grantham A&E following its closure overnight since August.

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The panel at the BBC Radio Lincolnshire health debate in Grantham. From left Dr Suneil Kapadia, Dr Vindi Bhandal, Allan Kitt and Andrew Morgan.

Grantham health debate: Panel faces tough questioning on changes to healthcare for BBC programme

A debate on planned changes to healthcare in the county was recorded this afternoon at Grantham Museum for a broadcast later today on BBC Radio Lincolnshire.

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A pharmacist behind the counter serving a woman as part of NHS England in Lincolnshire's Dont Let Minor Illness Become A Major Problem campaign. 



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Take precautions to stop winter flu bugs

Families in South Holland and the Deepings are being told to make the most of NHS services available to them, rather than catch winter illnesses.

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Parents, MPs and staff from Glenfield Hospital at 10 Downing Street.

Key moment for South Holland families battling to save children’s heart services

Families relying on children’s heart disease services at an East Midlands hospital can give their views on keeping it open.

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Grantham Journal letter: There is an acute GP shortage

The letter in the Journal (February 3) about having GPs do a session in A&E has a big flaw in it, that there is an acute shortage of GPs in Grantham.

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A robotic cat and parrot have improved the lives of dementia patients at the Manthorpe Centre in Grantham.

Grantham dementia service adopts robotic animals to help patients

Dementia patients in Grantham have been given robotic pets to help them with their care.

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MP Nick Boles

Grantham MP Nick Boles says A&E situation is ‘depressing’ after opening times extended by one hour

Grantham MP Nick Boles says it is ‘depressing’ how little progress is being made to fully reopen the town’s A&E unit.

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Coun Martin Hill

Grantham A&E: Why didn’t hospitals trust act sooner to try and avoid closure? asks county council leader

The Leader of Lincolnshire County Council says it is ‘unacceptable’ that Grantham A&E unit should be closed overnight for at least nine months.

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‘Grantham A&E needs to be safe before we fully reopen it’ says medical director

The medical director of the trust which runs Grantham hospital says the A&E department cannot reopen fully until it can guarantee a safe service.

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Breaking news: Another three months of overnight closures for Grantham’s A&E approved

The board of the trust which runs Grantham Hospital has decided this morning (Tuesday) to extend the opening hours of the A&E department by one hour – keeping the unit closed overnight for the next three months.

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Proposal to extend Grantham A&E opening times by one hour is ‘outrageous’ and ‘insulting’

The board of the trust which runs Grantham Hospital will be asked to consider a proposal to open Grantham Hospital A&E by just one more hour.

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Dr David Baker, senior partner at Vine House Surgery, sat in his new consulting room, part of a �350,000 extension to the Grantham practice.

Grantham surgery ready for influx of patients with £350,000 extension

A Grantham surgery has added a £350,000 extension to its town building in preparation for a population explosion in the town and big changes in the healthcare system over the next five years.

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