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Plans to ban Chinese lantern releases from land owned by SKDC move forward

16 January 2020
Plans to ban Chinese lantern releases from land owned by SKDC move forward

Plans to ban Chinese lantern releases from land owned by SKDC move forward

16 January 2020

SKDC's cabinet is expected to adopt a position statement on sky lanterns and balloons.


CCTV parking enforcement trial outside Grantham school to be scrapped

13 January 2020
CCTV parking enforcement trial outside Grantham school to be scrapped

CCTV parking enforcement trial outside Grantham school to be scrapped

13 January 2020

A trial which aimed to tackle parking on keep clear zones outside schools will be scrapped, with cost a factor.


EMAS to spend £1m on private ambulance crews amid ‘unprecedented demand’

13 January 2020
EMAS to spend £1m on private ambulance crews amid ‘unprecedented demand’

EMAS to spend £1m on private ambulance crews amid ‘unprecedented demand’

13 January 2020

Ambulance trust will continue to use 28 private crews alongside its own as pressures remain.


A&E demand set to soar as winter sets in

19 December 2019
A&E demand set to soar as winter sets in

A&E demand set to soar as winter sets in

19 December 2019

Patients urged to 'self care' and only visit A&E in an emergency.

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County NHS ‘on its knees’ - union

18 December 2019
County NHS ‘on its knees’ - union

County NHS ‘on its knees’ - union

18 December 2019

Patients are waiting more than the national average before receiving treatment in emergency departments run by ULHT.


New chief executive appointed by Lincolnshire County Council

11 December 2019
New chief executive appointed by Lincolnshire County Council

New chief executive appointed by Lincolnshire County Council

11 December 2019

County councillors confirmed the appointment at the full council meeting today.


Decision to be made on plans for £3.5 million care home on site of former magistrates court

03 December 2019
Decision to be made on plans for £3.5 million care home on site of former magistrates court

Decision to be made on plans for £3.5 million care home on site of former magistrates court

03 December 2019

South Kesteven councillors look set to back plans to demolish the old court building to make way for the 55 bedroom care home.


Trust apologises as A&E waiting time performance falls to lowest level of the year

14 November 2019
Trust apologises as A&E waiting time performance falls to lowest level of the year

Trust apologises as A&E waiting time performance falls to lowest level of the year

14 November 2019

Trust has seen a “significant increase in very poorly patients” attending A&E, but admits its performance is not “where we want it to be”.

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United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust spent £275k on settlement agreements

25 October 2019
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust spent £275k on settlement agreements

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust spent £275k on settlement agreements

25 October 2019

Freedom of Information request reveals details of settlements agreed with former staff.


Hospital bosses say 24/7 service is needed at Grantham Hospital

16 October 2019
Hospital bosses say 24/7 service is needed at Grantham Hospital

Hospital bosses say 24/7 service is needed at Grantham Hospital

16 October 2019

But there are calls for more information on the impact on other hospitals before firm proposals are made for Grantham.


Going cap in hand to fund county's roads as second phase of Grantham southern relief road starts

21 September 2019
Going cap in hand to fund county's roads as second phase of Grantham southern relief road starts

Going cap in hand to fund county's roads as second phase of Grantham southern relief road starts

21 September 2019

Problems with road building in the county and elsewhere show how difficult it can be to get projects off the ground


Surge in patients from Lincolnshire attending Peterborough hospital since closure of Grantham A&E overnight

12 September 2019
Surge in patients from Lincolnshire attending Peterborough hospital since closure of Grantham A&E overnight

Surge in patients from Lincolnshire attending Peterborough hospital since closure of Grantham A&E overnight

12 September 2019

More than 2,500 patients from Lincolnshire have attended Peterborough hospital since closure of Grantham A&E overnight.


New boss of hospitals trust says he will fight for a fair share 'of the national cake'

12 August 2019
New boss of hospitals trust says he will fight for a fair share 'of the national cake'

New boss of hospitals trust says he will fight for a fair share 'of the national cake'

12 August 2019

Boss's call comes as Grantham A&E remains closed overnight for almost three years


Three years since A&E closure

02 August 2019
Three years since A&E closure

Three years since A&E closure

02 August 2019

'It’s about time we had some good investment into our hospital services,' says F4GH founder Jody Clark.


Staff feel ‘overworked’ and have ‘low levels’ of satisfaction, say health inspectors

01 August 2019
Staff feel ‘overworked’ and have ‘low levels’ of satisfaction, say health inspectors

Staff feel ‘overworked’ and have ‘low levels’ of satisfaction, say health inspectors

01 August 2019

CQC inspectors have raised concerns over staff morale with the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust.


Bullying concerns are ‘taken seriously' say Lincolnshire hospitals trust bosses

10 July 2019
Bullying concerns are ‘taken seriously' say Lincolnshire hospitals trust bosses

Bullying concerns are ‘taken seriously' say Lincolnshire hospitals trust bosses

10 July 2019

Staff raised bullying concerns with Care Quality Commission


Lincolnshire hospitals trust fined nearly £4 million after missing waiting time targets

13 June 2019
Lincolnshire hospitals trust fined nearly £4 million after missing waiting time targets

Lincolnshire hospitals trust fined nearly £4 million after missing waiting time targets

13 June 2019

Fines racked up over last four years


Trust which runs Grantham Hospital in 'better position' now says outgoing chief executive

11 June 2019
Trust which runs Grantham Hospital in 'better position' now says outgoing chief executive

Trust which runs Grantham Hospital in 'better position' now says outgoing chief executive

11 June 2019

Chief to retire as ULHT remains in special measures


Former county council chief was paid more than £290,000 for less than six months' work

06 June 2019
Former county council chief was paid more than £290,000 for less than six months' work

Former county council chief was paid more than £290,000 for less than six months' work

06 June 2019

Keith Ireland was awarded OBE two months after leaving council

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Hospitals trust sets £70.3 million deficit target

05 June 2019
Hospitals trust sets £70.3 million deficit target

Hospitals trust sets £70.3 million deficit target

05 June 2019

ULHT remains in financial special measures


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