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Posted: 24th June 2020

New measures in general practice to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus in Lancashire and South Cumbria

GP practices in Lancashire and South Cumbria have implemented new local measures on the use of face masks and coverings to help protect patients, the public and to help maintain services.

Posted: 19th June 2020

New interactive map will give tailored mental health care to Lancashire and South Cumbria residents

Health organisations in Lancashire and South Cumbria have worked in partnership to develop an interactive map of mental health services for people living in the area.

Posted: 18th June 2020

Shining a light on the importance of friendship for National Learning Disability Week

Local organisations in Lancashire and South Cumbria are supporting this year’s Learning Disability Week (15-21 June 2020), with a focus on the importance of friendships during lockdown.

Posted: 17th June 2020

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

Cervical screening saves lives – don’t put off your cervical screen test.

Posted: 17th June 2020

People in Lancashire and South Cumbria urged not to ignore eye problems to avoid long term damage

Health organisations across Lancashire and South Cumbria are urging residents not to ignore eye problems, as the number of patients across the region seeking urgent care for urgent eye conditions has decreased during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Posted: 15th June 2020

Updated information on visiting and face coverings for hospitals in Lancashire and South Cumbria

We've issued new information about ongoing temporary visiting restrictions and the need to wear face coverings in hospitals across Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Posted: 11th June 2020

Mental health support available for children and young people in Lancashire and South Cumbria

The coronavirus pandemic and lockdown restrictions can be especially tough for children and young people. Parents and carers in Lancashire and South Cumbria are reminded that there is support here for them.

Posted: 11th June 2020

Diabetes prevention continues thanks to virtual meetings

A national programme to prevent residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria from developing diabetes has continued to provide support throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic thanks to remote meeting roll-out.

Posted: 10th June 2020

What to do if you have a dental problem during COVID-19 pandemic

If you have a dental issue during lockdown, it is important that you know how to access help when you need it.

Posted: 29th May 2020

Don’t delay going to see your GP with lung cancer symptoms

People in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged to contact their GP if they have any signs or symptoms of lung cancer.

Posted: 27th May 2020

GP practices across Lancashire and South Cumbria are now just a video call away

Every general practice in Lancashire and South Cumbria can offer patients video consultations after a programme to introduce the technology was accelerated in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Posted: 21st May 2020

Residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being encouraged to act quickly at the first signs of a heart attack

NHS hospitals across Lancashire and South Cumbria are encouraging local people to be aware of the symptoms of a heart attack and to call 999 immediately.

Posted: 21st May 2020

Struggling with lockdown? Make your mark on the Big White Wall

Free mental health support is available to everyone living in Lancashire and South Cumbria thanks to a partnership between the local NHS and Big White Wall.

Posted: 19th May 2020

New phone line and care centres provide urgent mental health support

New phone line and care centres provide improved access to services for people who need urgent support with their mental health across Lancashire and South Cumbria. Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCFT), which delivers mental health services across the area, has set up a new 24/7 phoneline and five Mental Health Urgent Assessment Centres.

Posted: 15th May 2020

New independent chair for Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System

Health and care leaders from across Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS) have today welcomed the appointment of David Flory CBE as the new ICS Independent Chair.