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Grantham A&E downgrade is not acceptable, says county council leader

The Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Coun Martin Hill, says the potential downgrading of Grantham A&E department and other emergency units cannot be supported.

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Tory by-election candidate claims report suggesting options to close Grantham A&E does not correspond with what she has been told

The Tory candidate in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election claims she has been kept in the dark about a report revealing options that might see the closure of Grantham A&E department permanently.

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VIDEO: Health boss says upset caused by Grantham A&E closure is regrettable and will make consultation more difficult

A health boss has apologised for the upset caused by the overnight closure of Grantham A&E and he says it will make next year’s public consultation very difficult.

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Breaking news: Radical plans would see Grantham A&E disappear and breast cancer service brought in

Replacing Grantham’s A&E with an urgent care centre is a key part of plans released by health bosses today (Tuesday) which could radically change the face of health services across the county.

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Green Party leader visits Grantham in support of by-election Independent candidate Sarah Stock

A co-leader of the Green Party visited Grantham today to lend his support to hospital campaigner and Independent candidate Sarah Stock ahead of Thursday’s Sleaford by-election.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

The over 50s are finding it difficult to see their GP, according to research by Saga Health Insurance which reveals the places in the UK where over 50s say they struggle most to get an appointment with a doctor.

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The old hospital building on Manthorpe Road, Grantham.

Grantham Journal letter: Hospital building looks abandoned

Referring to page 17 of the Grantham Journal dated November 25, 2016, mentioning yet again the demise of 
Manthorpe Lodge, a more appropriate article ought to relate to the main hospital building in Manthorpe Road.

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VIDEO: Grantham A&E campaigners get support of drivers and shoppers

Campaigners fighting for the full restoration of services at Grantham A&E have been in full voice today in St Peter’s Hill.

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Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron visits Grantham hospital a day after his  party's triumphant victory in the Richmond Park by-election.

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron says closure of Grantham A&E overnight is “absolutely outrageous”

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron visited Grantham this afternoon a day after his party’s triumphant victory in the Richmond Park by-election.

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Jeanette Portman, of Grantham M&S, donates a Christmas hamper to Ian Selby as a prize for the A&E poetry competition.

Your chance to win a Christmas hamper in Grantham A&E poetry competition

The deadline for a poetry competition on the theme of the A&E closure at Grantham has been extended, with the addition of a prize of an M&S Christmas hamper.

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Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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Grantham hospital campaigners meet the Shadow Secretary of State for Health, John Ashworth MP, at the town's hospital. Coun Charmaine Morgan, chairman of SOS Grantham Hospital, is pictured left with Mr Ashworth, centre, and Vernon Coker, MP for Gedling, right.

Grantham Hospital campaigners meet Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Grantham Hospital campaigners met with the Shadow Secretary of State for Health yesterday.

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‘Let’s sing carols to support Grantham Hospital’

Hospital staff, patients and the people of Grantham will join together to sing carols by candlelight on Christmas Eve in a show of support for Grantham Hospital, if a woman’s Christmas wish comes true.

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Former Grantham A&E manager pays emotional tribute to respected consultant who has died aged 86

A former nurse manager at Grantham A&E has paid an emotional tribute to the first head of the department who has died aged 86.

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The three-minute video released by PayPlan and SANE highlighting the problem of debt at Christmas.

Grantham company and mental health charity combine to help people in debt at Christmas

Grantham company PayPlan and mental health charity SANE have come together to help those who have got themselves into debt in the run up to Christmas.

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Doctor who was dedicated to Grantham A&E dies in Lincoln Hospital aged 86

A doctor who worked at Grantham hospital for 27 years and supported the fight for the A&E department has died, aged 86.

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F4GH man a stall at Sunday's Christmas on the Green

A&E campaign: Fighting 4 Grantham Hospital holds consultation events

Campaign group Fighting 4 Grantham Hospital (F4GH) has launched its own consultation on the future of Grantham Hospital’s A&E department.

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F4GH vigil on St Peter's Hill Green.

Grantham campaigners show their support of the NHS

A crowd of campaigners gathered on the St Peter’s Hill green on Saturday to show their support of the NHS.

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