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Grantham A&E set to remain closed overnight following review

Grantham Hospital’s A&E department is unlikely to be restored to a 24 hour service following a review of staffing levels at the trust which runs it.

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MP Nick Boles

Grantham and Sleaford MPs write to hospital trust demanding A&E is opened 24 hours a day

Two MPs who represent the Grantham area have written to the chairman of the trust which runs the town’s hospital to voice their fears that the A&E unit could remain closed overnight even though the trust recommends it should re-open 24 hours.

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First maternity hub to be launched in Grantham next week

First maternity hub to be launched in Grantham next week

A new maternity hub will be launched next week for the first time in Grantham.

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Grantham Hospital

Grantham Hospital staff will be hit by parking charge rise

Staff parking charges at Grantham Hospital are set to increase by up to a third this week.

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Maxine Hughes - head of operations and clinical services at Grantham Hospital

Grantham Journal column: Committed to reopen A&E

As you will know, our Trust board said this month they wanted to reopen Grantham A&E.

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Grantham Hospital

Convenience store to replace WH Smiths at Grantham Hospital

WH Smiths at Grantham Hospital will close at the end of the year to be replaced by a convenience store.

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Ms Manchester Galaxy and former Grantham schoolgirl Kayleigh Mansfield, fourth from left, with friends at her fund-raising evening at the King's Arms in Grantham. Photo: Alternative Annie

Grantham live music find-raiser makes £420 for hospital

A former Grantham schoolgirl has raised £420 for a hospital by holding a live music night at the King’s Arms in Grantham.

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Grantham Hospital

Grantham campaigners accuse trust of ‘passing the buck’ after return of 24 hour A&E further delayed

Campaigners say they are furious that Grantham will have to wait at least another month before the town’s A&E unit can be restored to a 24 hour service.

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Nick Boles MP

Grantham A&E latest: Nick Boles MP says NHS intervention ‘legally dubious and morally indefensible”

Grantham MP Nick Boles has slammed an NHS body after this morning’s decision to delay the possible restoration of a 24 hour A&E unit in the town.

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Campaigners gather to hear news about the reopening of Grantham's A&E at a meeting of the ULHT board.

Newsflash: Step closer to reopening of Grantham A&E 24 hours a day – in December

Hospital trust bosses have met this morning (Tuesday) to discuss fully reopening Grantham’s A&E 24 hours a day.

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Nick Boles, Conservative

Grantham Journal column: It’s time to re-open A&E at Grantham as a matter of principle

I remember getting the call. It was early August last year. I had stopped in the Lake District on my way to a family holiday on the west coast of Scotland.

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Grantham Hospital

Grantham A&E: Executives recommend A&E is fully reopened over winter

Executives on the trust which runs Grantham hospital are recommending that the town’s A&E unit is fully reopened over the winter.

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Michelle Roberts will Brave the Shave in the Black Dog pub.

Grantham woman to have head shaved for cancer charity

A Grantham woman who lost her mum to cancer will have her head shaved for charity.

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Kayleigh Mansfield Photo: Rutland Photographic

Former Grantham schoolgirl hosting live music event to support hospital

A former Grantham schoolgirl is holding a fund-raising evening with live bands at the King’s Arms pub in Westgate tomorrow (November 3).

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Sue Stannard and club member Johnny Ng at Grantham Tennis Centre for the Wear it Pink fund-raiser.

£500 raised at Breast Cancer event held at Grantham Tennis Centre

A Wear it Pink fund-raising event, marking the end of Breast Cancer Awareness month, was held at Grantham Tennis Centre.

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Grantham Hospital

Trust has enough doctors to reopen Grantham’s A&E, says MP

Enough doctors have been taken on to allow Grantham’s A&E to reopen, according to several sources.

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Grantham and District hospital day ward receives reclining chairs and an information stand donated by the local Crohns and colitis support group.

Support group’s thoughtful gift to Grantham Hospital

Patients undergoing treatment will benefit from a thoughtful donation to a ward at Grantham Hospital.

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Mid UK site manager Ian Sanderson and Les Brown, head of operations, with the pink bales.

Recycling company uses eye-catching pink bales to highlight charity month

Mid UK Recycling is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wrapping bales of recycled materials in pink bale wrap instead of its usual black and green.

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Maxine Hughes, Head of Operations and Clinical Services at ULHT

Grantham Journal column: A&E - emergencies only

Each year we expect winter to be worse than previous years.

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Phoebe Howlett

Grantham Journal feature: Globetrotter Phoebe on her way to visiting every country in the world

Former Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School student Phoebe Howlett is travelling the world in an attempt to visit every country around the globe.

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