News and Events: February 2016

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. Click on the link to contact our Communications Department.

Membership newsletter – February 2016

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Our monthly newsletters contain the latest news on our membership activities and details of all of up-coming meeting and training dates.

Recognition for hundreds at staff awards

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Staff working in Lincolnshire’s hospitals are being recognised for their amazing caring, kindness and dedication in a bumper year for the ULHT Staff Awards. This year an impressive 430 nominations were received for the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust Staff Awards 2016, 100 of which were from patients. This is an increase over just 150 nominations overall the year before.

Patients getting straight to test for their colonoscopy

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Patients needing investigative tests on their bowel are being seen up to two weeks earlier thanks to a pilot project in Lincolnshire’s hospitals. United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is currently piloting the use of a new way of booking in colonoscopy tests for patients with suspected cancer at Lincoln County Hospital.