A service which provides support to those bereaved by a suspected suicide has now been commissioned across Lancashire, offering vital support to local people thanks to national NHS funding.
Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS) has this week launched a suicide prevention campaign encouraging residents to “keep talking” throughout the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic.
People in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged to contact their GP if they have any signs or symptoms of cancer.
As the UK responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, community pharmacies in Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, and Lancashire are working tirelessly to ensure that everyone’s medicines and healthcare needs will be met over the coming days and weeks.
Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS) has increased and widened its mental health offer for local people, in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Health leaders urge residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria to stay home, protect the NHS and save lives this Easter bank holiday. With the long weekend ahead, and the weather improving, residents are urged to follow the national guidance in a collective effort to protect the NHS and save lives.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft has provided Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System with a number of Microsoft Teams licences free for six months.
Local NHS health services will be open on the Easter bank holidays to help support those who need urgent health advice or care. GP practices are normally closed on bank holidays, but this year all practices will be open as usual on the Easter bank holidays – Good Friday (10 April) and Easter Monday (13 April). Pharmacies will also continue to be open over the bank holidays – people should contact them directly to check on their exact opening times.
People in Lancashire and South Cumbria have been urged to attend vitally important cancer appointments if asked to by their GP.
Welcome to the latest edition of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Regulated Care Sector briefing, which aims to keep stakeholders informed and up to date about the work of this group and other items relevant to this sector.
Lancashire and South Cumbria health and care organisations have launched a new campaign ‘A small chat can lead to a big change’ to help encourage local people to take action to improve their health and wellbeing.
Local leisure centres, pharmacies and football clubs are working in partnership to deliver free blood pressure tests in local communities for people across Lancashire and South Cumbria.
Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System is looking to recruit an Independent Chair.
Former football and rugby heroes Paul Stewart and Danny Sculthorpe have made their debut in films promoting Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System’s ongoing Let’s Talk To Prevent Male Suicide campaign. Every 40 seconds someone in the world dies from suicide, and to mark this, two 40 second films have been made, promoting messages around male suicide prevention.
The NHS across Lancashire and South is launching an awareness-raising campaign “Let’s Talk Cancer” to encourage people who are eligible, to attend for cervical screening.