Community Asset Development Funding – Social Prescribers

Following the successful allocation of Community Asset Development Funding across the four Neighbourhood Team accelerator Sites (Gainsborough, Lincoln South, Grantham & Boston) we are pleased to announce the next round of funding will be opening shortly across 9 Primary Care Network (PCN) areas. For further information on PCNs, please see: Primary Care Networks: Lincolnshire Primary Care Network Alliance (lpcna.nhs.uk) The...

Transforming the Public Health System Consultation – Lincolnshire System Response

The government has recently released details on its proposals to reform the public health system in England to ensure it is fit for purpose to meet future challenges.  The Transforming the Public Health System Policy Paper sets out the following structural changes:  Establishing a new UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) which brings together the health protection capabilities of Public Health England (PHE) and...

LRF Briefing – expansion of asymptomatic testing

Expansion of Asymptomatic Testing The government announcement over the weekend expands the current offer in Lincolnshire to include the wider workforce who cannot work from home. For organisations who cannot work from home they can now access the current community testing sites. The development of the community testing programme will now see the inclusion of weekly testing for: small or...