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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.

Posted: 14th May 2020

Pregnant people in Lancashire and South Cumbria to benefit from new app

Maternity services across Lancashire and South Cumbria are today launching a new mum & baby app – a definitive, personal, on-the-go guide for pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Posted: 14th May 2020

NHS to use Artificial Intelligence to speed up stroke care and local people urged to ‘Act FAST’

Residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged not to delay seeking help if they have signs of having a stroke and to ‘Act FAST’ to help save lives.

Posted: 8th May 2020

If you need urgent medical help, the NHS is still here for you

Urgent care and treatment is still available to help Lancashire and South Cumbria residents, don’t risk your long-term health by delaying getting the help you need – that’s the message from health bosses.

Posted: 6th May 2020

Health leaders urge residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives this VE-Day May holiday

With another long weekend ahead, and the weather improving, residents are urged to stay at home to aid the fight against coronavirus to protect the NHS and save lives.

Posted: 5th May 2020

GP practices and pharmacy opening times for the Early May Bank Holiday

GP practice and community pharmacy services across Lancashire and South Cumbria will be available this early May bank holiday weekend so that people can continue to access vital NHS services.

Posted: 5th May 2020

International Day of the Midwife - a reminder that maternity services are here for you

NHS maternity staff are looking to reassure expectant and new parents that maternity services are open.

Posted: 29th April 2020

Supporting GP practices across Lancashire and South Cumbria to work remotely in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS) is currently facilitating increased video consultations to support local GPs to carry out remote appointments with patients.

Posted: 29th April 2020

Brighten someone’s day by sending a card to a local care home

The Cards for Kindness initiative is asking people to brighten up someone's day by sending a card, picture or poem to one of their local care homes.

Posted: 29th April 2020

Suicide bereavement service now available to support people across Lancashire

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.

Posted: 23rd April 2020

Campaign launches to encourage talking to help save lives

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.

Posted: 21st April 2020

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

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