Category Archive: Community News

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Green Synergy Crowdfunding Campaign

Green Synergy has officially launched their crowdfunding campaign here.   The key to crowdfunding is that lots of people donate a little bit. The first target is £10,000. This will mean that they can pay for the garden infrastructure including wheelchair accessible raised beds, a polytunnel, sheds, therapeutic garden, pathways, children’s area and wildlife habitats. …

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Roadside to Rehabilitation – Conference

The Roadside to Rehabilitation conference is being held at The Showroom, Tritton Road, Lincoln on Thursday 14 September 2017. The conference looks at a patients journey from being involved in a serious Road Traffic Collision to being discharged from hospital or rehabilitation centres. The conference will focus on the importance of rehabilitation to a brain …

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CQC’s Next Phase of Consultation

The second consultation is open on proposed changes to how we regulate health and social care services share your views here at http://www.cqc.org.uk/nextphase Background Our strategy for 2016 to 2021, Shaping the future, published in May 2016, set out an ambitious vision for a more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach to regulation, so that more …

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D2N2 LEP VCSE engagement events – 2 opportunities to get involved

At the last meeting of the D2N2 Social Inclusion and Equalities Advisory Group it was agreed that there is now a pressing need to begin a conversation about how the VCSE can further contribute towards the delivery of D2N2 LEP objectives.  This request comes at a time when the LEP is beginning to reassess the …

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Sleep workshop

Struggling to get a good night’s sleep? KIDS are running a FREE two day workshop at Sleaford Children’s Centre, Carre Street, Sleaford, NG35 7TW. Sessions run on Thursday 22 June and Thursday 29 June 2017, 9.45am – midday. For more information please contact: ruth.smith@kids.org.uk

Lincolnshire Patient, Carer and Public FREE networking event

When: Saturday 15 July 2017 from 9.45am – 3.30pm. Registration 9.15am. Refreshments and lunch provided. Where: New Life Conference Centre, Mareham Lane, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7JP. The NHS Five Year Forward View highlights harnessing the ‘renewable energy represented by patients and communities’ and the ‘need to engage with communities and citizens in new ways, involving …

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Save and Warm

Community Lincs have launched their new advice service: Save and Warm.   Save and Warm is funded by Scottish Power Energy Saving Trust until 31 March 2018 targeting support at low income families across East and West Lindsey.   Activities are being delivered around the following themes: Energy saving awareness Income maximisation Financial capability For …

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Save the date: Patient Carer and Public Networking event

The East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) together with the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups and Trust Providers in Lincoln/Lincolnshire are holding a FREE event around Patient and Public Involvement/Engagement about how to get involved and the difference it can make. The Patient Carer and Public Networking Event takes place on 15 July 2017 from …

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Walk in Centre Public Consultation

Patients are being encouraged to share their views on a proposed future model for urgent, non-emergency care – focusing on working towards offering extended access to GP services, seven days a week. NHS Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group has launched a public consultation with patients and stakeholders around replacing services at Lincoln’s Walk-in-Centre with extended …

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FREE Community ACT NOW & PREVENT workshops coming up in Lincoln

Would you like to know what kind of decisions police officers have to make in the event of a terrorism incident? ACT NOW is a free, interactive community counter terrorism exercise giving you the chance to do just that. Designed to be a lively and informative discussion, the initiative has proved popular and informative, with …

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