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Posted: 7th December 2018

£21 million of capital investment from Government for Lancashire and South Cumbria will see the development of an Integrated Acute Mental Health Hub and an upgrade to the emergency department and critical care at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Posted: 6th December 2018

We have really enjoyed getting out and about to offer local residents training and support to get online to manage their health and wellbeing through a series of drop in sessions in Lancashire and South Cumbria. Our digital tour stopped off at Chorley, Nelson, Morecambe, Blackpool, Blackburn, Preston and Barrow-in-Furness and we spoke to 487 people about all things digital.

Posted: 6th December 2018

A health and social care careers fair was held at Colne College on 14th November 2018.

Posted: 4th December 2018

A local doctor  concerned about a rise in respiratory illness in over 65's is calling on carers, friends and neighbours to take six simple steps to help keep older loved ones well over the winter period.

Posted: 4th December 2018

The Department of Health and Social Care are developing an adult social care workforce recruitment campaign to raise awareness of and drive recruitment into the sector, and help equip the sector with the knowledge of how to support the campaign and boost its recruitment marketing.

Posted: 30th November 2018

More than 150 General Practice Nurses and Healthcare Assistants from across Lancashire and south Cumbria have gathered in Preston this week for their annual conference and award ceremony.

Posted: 29th November 2018

NHS Digital has taken a crucial step towards a more joined-up health and care system with the launch of the new National Record Locator Service. Local clinical and IT professionals from across Lancashire and South Cumbria have played a key role in making this possible in our area.

Posted: 16th November 2018

Local residents are being offered training and support to get online to manage their health and wellbeing through a series of drop in sessions in Lancashire and South Cumbria this November.

Posted: 14th November 2018

The 14th November was World Diabetes Day and to mark the occasion health and care organisations across Lancashire and South Cumbria are celebrating the success of a flagship NHS diabetes prevention programme which is helping prevent Type 2 diabetes, with over 7,000 people being referred to the programme.

Posted: 14th November 2018

Local NHS prescription service now extended to cover greater population of residents in West Lancashire. NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Prescription Ordering Direct Service (POD) has now been extended with a base in Burscough to compliment the existing POD in Skelmersdale.

Posted: 12th November 2018

We wish to bring to the attention of patients and members of the public that the revised and updated clinical policy for assisted conception services has been approved by the CCG. A new policy for commissioning spinal injections and radiofrequency denervation for low back pain has also been approved.

Posted: 12th November 2018

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is launching a brand new, specialist community perinatal mental health service which will support new and expectant mums living in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Posted: 8th November 2018

Local residents are being offered training and support to get online to manage their health and wellbeing through a series of drop in sessions in Lancashire and South Cumbria this November.

Posted: 2nd November 2018

Over the last nine months there has been a significant increase in the demand for mental health services across Lancashire and South Cumbria. A briefing has been created which is intended to summarise how the partnership of NHS, local government and other organisations is taking action together to address this situation.

Posted: 2nd November 2018

All 8 NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Lancashire and South Cumbria have passed an updated and revised assisted conception services policy, which includes treatments like IVF (in vitro fertilisation).

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