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Grantham A&E open an extra hour from Monday

Grantham’s A&E department will be open an hour earlier from Monday.

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Coun Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council.  Photo supplied.

Have your say on developing health services in Lincolnshire

Health and social care organisations across Lincolnshire are looking for people’s views own how to change and improve services in the county.

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Dean Fathers, chairman of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, and Major Charles Dickens, of 2 Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps, sign the Armed Forces Covenant.

Hospitals trust pledges armed forces support

The trust which runs Grantham Hospital has pledged its support to the armed forces community by signing a covenant.

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Dean Fathers, chairman of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, and Major Charles Dickens, of 2 Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps, sign the Armed Forces Covenant.

Trust which runs Grantham Hospital signs pledge with armed forces

The trust which runs Grantham Hospital has pledged its support to the armed forces community.

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Ron Rouse is pictured at the Engine Shed, Lincoln, receiving his Volunteer of the Year Award from Paul Devlin, chairman of the Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and its Chief Executive, John Brewin.

Former Grantham Hospital patient wins volunteer award

Ron Rouse receives his Volunteer of the Year Award from Paul Devlin, chairman of the

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Grantham Journal column: Sharing my cancer story may save a life

“I am sorry but you have prostate cancer.” These few words sent a shiver down my spine when I was first diagnosed.

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Grantham roadshow to advise people on signs of cancer

A roadshow asking people to Be Clear on Cancer will be visiting The George Centre in Grantham on Monday and Tuesday.

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Deena Bryant was appalled by her treatment at A&E.

Grantham-born woman upset by ‘interrogation’ at A&E unit

A woman who has lived all her life in the Grantham area was appalled to be asked by a nurse at A&E if she came from abroad because she “did not look English and was not white”.

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Ben Bradley met with St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice CEO Chris Wheway and lead nurse Cathie Alcock.

Glowing praise for St Barnabas hospice in Grantham Hospital

The politician standing in for Grantham MP Nick Boles while he undergoes cancer treatment has paid a visit to the St Barnabas Hospice unit in Grantham Hospital.

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Members of Fighting 4 Grantham Hospital take part in the #OurNHS march in London.

Grantham hospital campaigners join 250,000 marchers in London

Grantham hospital supporters were in London at the weekend to join 250,000 marchers protesting against NHS cuts.

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Lauren Duke and Patsy Boguzas.

Grantham woman is helping to raise £30,000 to bring seriously ill friend home from Cambodia

A Grantham woman is highlighting the plight of a friend who has fallen seriously ill and is in intensive care in a Cambodian hospital.

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St John's Medical Centre in Grantham has been awarded the Quality Mark for its work supporting unpaid carers.

Grantham medical practice rewarded for its support of carers

St John’s Medical Centre in Grantham has been formally recognised for its support for unpaid carers.

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John Boulton

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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Accident and Emergency at Grantham Hospital

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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