Membership newsletter for United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, November 2015 edition. Contents include:
Advertising our next set of memberws Locality Forum meetings, taking place at each of our four main hospital sites in January. The agneda includes looking at our five year plan for the future of hospital services across Lincolnshire.
Find out how to get more involved with our hospitals by taking part in a training programme to become a patient representative.
News including: Lincolnshire patients will benefit from faster and more effective treatment following a £950,000 investment in new x-ray equipment. ULHT has upgraded its x-ray departments at Lincoln County Hospital and John Coupland Hospital, Gainsborough so that both units now provide fully digital x-ray images and radiography.
A service developed to transform the way patients with respiratory illnesses are treated has won a prestigious healthcare award. Nurses, doctors and support staff at ULHT won the Frontline Innovations category at the East Midlands Innovation in Healthcare Awards, for their work developing a service to assess the needs of patients with COPD more quickly, ensuring they are able to leave hospital sooner.
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