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This new year, swap smoking for more money and better mental health!

Stopping smoking is often referred to as ‘giving up’, but this new year, North East Lincolnshire Council are focusing on the gains. By swapping cigarettes to safer forms of nicotine, such as patches, gum or a vape you can save hundreds of pounds, whilst improving your mental and physical health significantly when you remove the…

4 months ago | Health and wellbeing

Twenty-five Grimsby pubs receive emergency first aid bleed kits

Twenty-five Grimsby pubs have received brand new emergency first aid bleed kits, thanks to funding from the Office of the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner.# The kits include trauma dressings to control moderate to severe haemorrhaging and chest wounds, and were purchased from The Daniel Baird Foundation. The Foundation was set up following the fatal…

5 months ago | Health and wellbeing
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Support available to stay warm, well and safe this winter

Christmas can be the happiest time of year, but for some, it brings along added pressure.   There is lots of support available, helping people with everything from financial worries to mental health and homelessness. Councillor Stan Shreeve, Portfolio Holder for health, wellbeing and adult social care at North East Lincolnshire Council, said: “This time…

5 months ago | Health and wellbeing

Young People’s Nursing Service rated GOOD by inspectors

Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors have handed down high praise to the Public Health Nursing Service at North East Lincolnshire Council rating it ‘good’ overall, in a report published today.   Inspectors, in the first CQC Inspection of the service where a rating has been given, noted staff’s ‘compassion and kindness’ and the ‘good care’…

9 months ago | Health and wellbeing

First school in North East Lincolnshire becomes ‘smoke-free’

A local school has become the first in the area to become entirely smoke free as part of a pilot scheme by Public Health. Thrunscoe Primary and Nursery Academy have worked closely with North East Lincolnshire Council’s Public Health team to deliver a package of measures, working towards becoming a smoke-free school. The Academy created…

11 months ago | Health and wellbeing
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Young people encouraged to look after their mental health

YOUNG people and their friends, families, and teachers across North East Lincolnshire are urged to reach out for support if they’re feeling low during the half-term break. Or, if you are a parent who notices your child is letting exam stress or other worries get them down then also pick up the phone or go…

12 months ago | Children and families