Your digital stories
Hear from local people and health and care staff about what digital health means to them.
Cath's story - using social media to empower patients
13th May 2019
Hear how Cath McLennan from Bay Medical Group is successfully using social media to promote health campaigns and practice messages - including a Smear Test campaign which reached more than 1 million people.
Trinity Hospice's story - virtual consultations
25th April 2019
Trinity Hospice, Blackpool talk about how they have used video links to run virtual clinics to connect with care homes. Staff from The Hamptons Care Centre discuss the positive impact this has had for residents and staff.
Kay's story - managing pain through virtual reality
20th March 2019
Kay Smith has Lupus SLE as well as another condition which means that she can't take medication. Kay has been introduced to virtual reality, which has helped her to manage her pain and given her hope.
Jean's story - the impact of digital for stroke services
15th March 2019
Jean Sherrington, Patient Representative for the Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria Stroke Programme talks about her vision for the future of stroke services - "digital, digital, digital!".
Nick's story - shared care records
12th January 2019
Dr Nick Wood talks about shared care records, which bring together information in one place electronically to help health and care providers deliver safer, more effective care to local people in Lancashire and South Cumbria.
Local school pupils' story - the NHS in 70 years
6th December 2018
Students from schools in Lancashire and Cumbria took part in our Digital Healthy Schools event at the UCLan in Preston. We recorded their ideas about what the NHS might look like in 70 years' time and they have been brought to life in this animation.
Linda's story - digital health on tour
6th December 2018
We've been out and about, offering local residents drop in digital training and support. We took a mobile digital classroom out into the community to demonstrate what's already available locally and chat about all things digital health.
Our story - launch of Our Digital Future strategy
7th June 2018
Declan Hadley, Digital Lead and Dr Amanda Thornton, Digital Health Clinical Lead launched Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria's new digital strategy in June 2018.