Library House Surgery in Chorley live-streamed their Patient Participation Group online on 13 September through Facebook Live, bringing patient engagement online to reach a wider audience. Part of Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria's Primary Care Digital Exemplar programme.
People living in Lancashire and South Cumbria have been asked to have their say on the future of NHS services. Following the Government’s announcement of an extra £20.5billion of funding for the NHS across the UK over the next five years, NHS bosses want to plan how to use that money to improve services.
Lancashire and South Cumbria is one of ten areas across the country which is set to benefit from £450k of national funding from NHS England and the National Lottery – through the Big Lottery Fund.
An education facility which will benefit the people of Lancashire and South Cumbria has been shortlisted for a national award.
Hospitals across Lancashire and South Cumbria are using government funding to provide safe and appropriate spaces for children detained the Mental Health Act.
Following a review of business for the JCCCGs meeting in September 2018 and due to a number of programme activities taking place over the next few weeks that will inform the business of the JCCCGs going forward, we are standing down the public meeting in September.
Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria has launched a scheme to support staff to develop their ideas for improving the health and care for people in Lancashire and South Cumbria.
People living on the Fylde Coast have reported a ‘good’ experience of their GP surgery in an annual survey.
Lancashire and South Cumbria are using part of the £600,000 funding received from NHS England to train communities, front line workers and male dominated employers such as Sellafield and the Building Trade about suicide prevention, suicide awareness and resilience building.
Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria has rolled out an education programme, Digital Healthy Schools, for more than one thousand pupils in twenty secondary schools across the region. Through assemblies and hands-on workshops, pupils are encouraged to learn more about health conditions whilst exploring the topic of app development and app reviews in PHSE and science lessons.
Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria is working in partnership with Healthwatch to speak to local people about digital health.
Patient areas in hospitals across Morecambe Bay will soon undergo transformation and improvements, thanks to a £19m investment by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT).