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Posted: 19th September 2017

Public engagement events film from Pennine Lancashire in Summer 2017

​Local residents were invited to get involved, debate and help shape the future of health and social care in Pennine Lancashire at a series of summer engagement events.

Posted: 13th September 2017

Public take opportunity to question STP leaders in Leyland

​Healthwatch Lancashire hosted a public event on Tuesday 12th September to give members of the public the opportunity to question leaders from the STP in Lancashire and South Cumbria, known as Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Posted: 30th August 2017

Care navigators to help support East Lancashire patients get to the right service faster

​GP practices in Hyndburn are piloting a new scheme in the borough to help support and guide patients to access the most appropriate service

Posted: 18th August 2017

BBC Radio 4 to feature innovative East Lancashire Care Homes

​Care Homes in East Lancashire came under the spotlight this week when the BBC visited to profile the innovative work that they are doing to ensure care home residents receive the best possible care, working in partnership with the NHS.

Posted: 18th August 2017

Revolutionary community service shortlisted for top gongs

​Staff of a revolutionary Fylde coast health service are celebrating after receiving news that their hard work has been shortlisted for two top national awards.

Posted: 17th August 2017

Invitation for the public to find out more about Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria

Members of the public are invited to find out more about Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria on 7th September 2017 between 11am and 1pm at Chorley Town Hall ahead of the Joint Committee of CCGs, which the public are invited to observe.

Posted: 14th August 2017

Local clinicians come together to reduce the number of strokes

​Clinicians from across Lancashire and South Cumbria are coming together to try to reduce the number of people in the area that suffer strokes, and improve the services for those that do go on to have a stroke.

Posted: 10th August 2017

NHS Improvement Director "Excited" After Visit

Two eminent national figures visited the Morecambe Bay area to find out more about the work being undertaken to join-up the health and care system.

Posted: 10th August 2017

Could you be an ‘ambassador’ for the General Practice Forward View in Lancashire and South Cumbria?

NHS England is looking for people who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable champions of primary care transformation in Lancashire and South Cumbria to be ‘ambassadors’ for the General Practice Forward View (GPFV).

Posted: 9th August 2017

Healthier Fleetwood Young Chef of the Year shows how local communities are working together

The search for the Healthier Fleetwood Young Chef of the Year has proved to be a great success with pupils and teaching staff from the Town’s primary schools

Posted: 8th August 2017

10,000 patients from more than 30 surgeries sign up to use GP online services

​An exciting digital initiative taking place across Lancashire and South Cumbria has so far seen over 10,000 patients from more than 30 surgeries signing up to use GP online services.

Posted: 4th August 2017

Supporting Patient’s Choices to Avoid Long Hospital Stays

​Health and social care organisations are working together to improve the way we support patients to avoid long hospital stays by adopting a new policy which has been developed nationally to create an equal approach for people across Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Posted: 26th July 2017

Think Digital Hackathon brings together clinicians, developers and members of the public

A Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria Think Digital Hackathon saw clinicians, members of the public, IT developers and health and care staff come together to move forward innovation across health and care in just a few hours yesterday at Lancaster University.

Posted: 20th July 2017

Lancashire and South Cumbria to benefit from multi-million-pound investment in NHS transformation projects

​Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and NHS England boss Simon Stevens have announced £325m of capital investment for local projects that will help the NHS to modernise and transform care for patients.

Posted: 14th July 2017

Clinical pharmacists join general practice teams

​Over 200,000 people across Lancashire and South Cumbria set to benefit as clinical pharmacists join general practice teams​