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Grantham band out to help mental health

A Grantham band hopes to raise money in support of mental health organisations by releasing an album.

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MP Nick Boles

Grantham and Stamford MP in cross-party push on NHS

Nick Boles has made a cross-party plea for long-term funding of the NHS and social care.

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Hospital campaigners attended the health scrutiny committee this week.

Grantham Hospital: Consultants voice concerns to bosses over future of trauma service

Consultants at Grantham 
hospital have voiced their concerns to health bosses after it was revealed there may be plans to remove a vital service.

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Sarah Anderton and partner Gareth Barrett with daughter Emily, 4, and baby Arlo.

Grantham couple reunited with crew who delivered baby in stranded ambulance

A mum has been reunited with the ambulance crew who delivered her baby when their vehicle and ambulance 
became stuck in the snow.

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Pacie Richards with his children Harley and Mia.

Grantham man to shave hair in memory of sister

A Grantham man is set to have all his hair shaved off to raise money for Macmillan’s Brave the Shave campaign on the second anniversary of his 
sister’s death.

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

Grantham Journal column: Plenty to celebrate

It’s been a year since the Trust was placed into special measures by NHS Improvement, following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection.

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Elaine Smith

Grantham Hospital nurse Elaine retires after 38 years

A Grantham Hospital nurse has retired after 38 years.

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Melissa Darcey

Grantham campaigners step up action to fight for hospital services

The fight to save NHS services at Grantham Hospital is to be stepped up following two ‘emergency’ meetings last weekend.

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Nurses at Lincoln hospital receive the cheque.

Great Ponton villagers support hospital which saved mother’s life

A Great Ponton woman has spent five months in intensive care and may remain there for months more.

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Grantham Hospital

Grantham Hospital to hold recruitment day

Members of the public can find out more about job opportunities and what it’s like to work at Grantham and District Hospital at a recruitment day later this month.

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Grantham Hospital

Fresh call to ‘save’ trauma service at Grantham Hospital

A renewed call has been issued to ‘save’ Grantham Hospital’s orthopaedic trauma unit.

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Charmaine Morgan, chair of SOS Grantham Hospital, outside Grantham A&E unit.

Grantham Hospital campaigners to deliver petition to Downing Street in July

A petition signed by thousands of people will be delivered to Downing Street in July in a bid to have Grantham A&E re-opened 24 hours a day.

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Grantham Hospital

Grantham Hospital campaigners call two ‘emergency’ public meetings

Campaigners have called two ‘emergency’ public meetings in the next few days after it was claimed that the orthopaedic trauma service at Grantham Hospital was to be moved to Lincoln.

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Sarah Anderton gave birth to baby Arlo in the back of an ambulance in February.

Lincolnshire hospitals trust apologises after patient transfer delays shown to be worst in the country

The trust in charge of Lincolnshire’s hospitals has apologised after new figures revealed that delays in transferring patients from ambulances into its care were the worst in the country.

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Anna Black at Buckingham Palace

Grantham nurse honoured with invitation to Buckingham Palace

A mental health nurse from Grantham was a guest at a special celebration at Buckingham Palace.

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Grantham Hospital

Trust which runs Grantham hospital has highest projected overspend of county health authorities

The NHS trust which runs Grantham hospital was forecast to have the highest overspend among any health auhtorities in Great Lincolnshire with a projected figure of £82.4 million by April 1.

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Grantham Hospital

Lincolnshire cataract patients can see video to prepare them for surgery

Opticians and optometrists have joined forces with hospital surgeons to help prepare patients for their cataract operations.

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World Down Syndrome Day

Ancaster tots rock odd socks to support friend Jaimie

Pre-schoolers at a village nursery sported odd socks as they celebrated World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) last week.

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Performing campaigner Steve Carne

Grantham pub hosts NHS campaigner’s show tonight

A show of stories, songs and memories by an NHS campaigner will take place this evening (Friday, March 30) in Grantham.

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Joolie Cunningham and Debbie Wingad.

Grantham slim club members unite to beat cancer

A group of slimmers have been shedding pounds from their pockets as well as their waists after eight members were diagnosed with breast cancer in recent months.

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