New government advice has been updated for people who are shielding from coronavirus (COVID-19). The government has this week relaxed some of the shielding measures to allow those who have been shielding to go out once a day and, if they live alone, to see one person from outside their household. Social distancing must be maintained at all times.
Coproduction is at the heart of everything we do when using a personalised care approach to mental and physical health. Personalised care is the care that is best for the person; by giving individuals time to talk about their needs, and how these can be met in partnership with a healthcare professional.
As lockdown eases due to the continuing fall in coronavirus (COVID-19) infection rates, local organisations in Lancashire and South Cumbria are reminding residents of the best ways to stay safe, reduce the risk of spreading the virus and save lives.
The ICS System Leaders Executive is calling on partners throughout our local health and care system to work together to collate learning about the response to COVID-19 in what is our region’s largest collaborative learning project.
Hospital services have been working together across Lancashire and South Cumbria to deliver more than 14,800 virtual clinics, totalling more than 6,000 hours, to make sure local patients get the best possible advice and support from their homes.
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.
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.
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.
Cervical screening saves lives – don’t put off your cervical screen test.
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.
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.
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.
If you have a dental issue during lockdown, it is important that you know how to access help when you need it.
People in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged to contact their GP if they have any signs or symptoms of lung cancer.
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.