Public event to discuss future of health service in Grantham

An event's being held at Grantham and District Hospital today to allow local people to have their say on proposed changes to the health service in the area.

Plans proposed by NHS Lincolnshire include closing the birthing unit at Grantham and moving it to another hospital which is supported by an Obstetric Unit, such as Lincoln or Boston.

The “Shaping Health for Mid Kesteven” consultation has been created GPs, Grantham Hospital Defence Committee, Grantham Hospital League of Friends, the district and county councils and various NHS bodies.