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Here you will find all the latest news of what is happening within United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust as well as our archive of previous press releases. To contact our communications department please visit our support page.

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Hero hospital staff deserve a medal says coronavirus survivor

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A 76-year-old man who received a guard of honour by the doctors and nurses he said ‘saved his life’ says they all deserve a medal. Frank William Smith, who is known as Billy by his friends and family, spent 81 days in Lincoln County Hospital fighting coronavirus, including 71 days on the intensive care unit. […]

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First cancer patients receive their urgent surgery at Grantham hospital

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The first Lincolnshire cancer patients who had their surgery postponed due to the outbreak of coronavirus have had their operations at Grantham and District Hospital. By creating a largely ‘COVID-free’ site at Grantham hospital, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is now able to carry out thousands more chemotherapy sessions, cancer surgeries and other elective surgeries […]

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Lincolnshire hospitals among the first to join ground-breaking COVID-19 research

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Hospital staff in Lincolnshire will be among the first to take part in a ground-breaking national research project looking at immunity and other unanswered questions around COVID-19. Public Health England has launched the SIREN trial which will track NHS staff from across the country, with blood and throat swabs taken regularly over 18-months. This will […]

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NHS marks 72 years by saying the ‘biggest thank you’ to community

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Lincolnshire NHS is extending its thanks to the community for its continued show of support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As the NHS approaches 72 years this weekend, everybody is being urged to take part in the biggest ‘thank you’ the country has ever seen at 5pm on Sunday, 5 July, in a ‘pause for applause’. […]

COVID-19 Honours – who will you nominate?

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There are so many individuals throughout Lincolnshire’s NHS who have gone the extra mile during the pandemic – now it’s is your chance to help recognise those efforts and nominate someone for the national COVID-19 Honours. Nominations are being sought for those who have made an exceptional contribution to the response to the pandemic in […]