What is Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria?
An initiative to combat loneliness amongst older people has been launched in Lancashire.
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.
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.
Young people from across Lancashire and South Cumbria attend an event focused on the future of the NHS
Key messages from the Joint Committee of CCGs