Mums fear maternity merger will lead to deaths

May 4, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Mums are worried that any downgrade of Boston Pilgrim Hospital’s maternity unit will leave the health of pregnant women and their babies at risk. The status of maternity units across the county is currently under review and health chiefs last week met with campaigners who fear cuts to local NHS services, including maternity. A leading health commissioner told them that plans to move services to a single site was one of two options being considered. […]

Maternity wing takes shape at Pilgrim Hospital

February 11, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Pilgrim Hospital is welcoming its newest arrival this week – the start of its modernised £3.7 million maternity build. The first modular units arrived and were installed at the new location on Monday behind what will be the former maternity ward. By the end of this week almost 30 units will be moved, creating the start of a build which is hoped to be completed by March and ready to move into by the end […]

Patient in Lincolnshire ambulance crash dies

December 10, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

A 75-year-old woman has died after the ambulance she was a patient in crashed in Lincolnshire. It happened about 03:00 GMT near the junction with High Ferry Lane on the A16 Boston Road at Sibsey. Two male ambulance service staff, aged 62 and 52, were taken to Boston Pilgrim Hospital and treated for minor injuries. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have appealed for witnesses. BBC Radio Lincolnshire reporter Scott Dalton said […]