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Posted: 31st January 2020

Do you have what it takes to be our Independent Chair?

Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System is looking to recruit an Independent Chair.

Posted: 29th January 2020

Former sports stars step-up to help stop suicide stigma

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.

Posted: 20th January 2020

Awareness campaign launches across region at start of Cervical Cancer Prevention week

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.

Posted: 20th January 2020

National leadership scheme piloted in Lancashire and South Cumbria

The NHS High Potential Scheme (HPS) is an exciting new NHS Leadership Academy development programme that is being piloted in seven areas, with participants in Lancashire and South Cumbria starting from July 2020.

Posted: 3rd January 2020

Lancashire and South Cumbria Joint Committee of CCGs set to meet on 9 January 2020

The next meeting of the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups in Lancashire and South Cumbria is on Thursday 9 January at Blackpool Central Library. 

Posted: 20th December 2019

Lancashire and South Cumbria organisations invited to take part in male suicide anti-stigma campaign

Organisations and businesses who want to find out how to support staff and their community are invited to take part in Lancashire and South Cumbria Suicide Prevention Team’s male suicide anti-stigma campaign, Let’s Talk To Prevent Male Suicide, at two events in the New Year.

Posted: 19th December 2019

Award-winning support for local health and care

Lancashire and South Cumbria has been recognised as leading the way in supporting staff who are looking for new opportunities to do so in within the local healthcare system. Retaining and supporting people working in health and care is a big challenge and a priority across Lancashire and South Cumbria. The five NHS hospital trusts are working together to make it easier for staff to move between roles across the region.

Posted: 19th December 2019

Successes for Lancashire Primary Care teams at this year’s General Practice Awards

Four local GP teams have been recognised at a prestigious event honouring excellence and innovation in primary care across the UK. Last month’s General Practice Awards saw hundreds of nominations made across 20 categories, with almost 650 healthcare and industry professionals attending the ceremony on 29 November. Three awards were won by Lancashire teams, with local teams also highly commended in two categories.​​​​​​​

Posted: 5th December 2019

Digital first in primary care

Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care system is working with practices across Lancashire and South Cumbria to transform the way patients access health services and information through technology.

Posted: 5th December 2019

Digital GP retention

An innovative pilot scheme to help retain GPs who may be thinking of leaving the profession will see doctors in Lancashire and South Cumbria using digital equipment to enable them to have virtual appointments with their patients.

Posted: 5th December 2019

Multi-Disciplinary Team campaign

New materials have been produced for practices to help them promote the various health care professionals who work alongside GPs, and within the local community. The multidisciplinary team materials use the national Help Us Help You brand with the strapline ‘Get the right care’.

Posted: 2nd December 2019

Lancashire and South Cumbria organisations urged to back male suicide anti-stigma campaign

Businesses and organisations across Lancashire and South Cumbria are being asked to look out for their male staff and clients.

Posted: 6th November 2019

Suicide memorial at Furness Rugby Club

A service of reflection for people affected by suicide is being held at Furness Rugby Club, Crosslands Park Road, Barrow in Furness.

Posted: 6th November 2019

Suicide memorial at Deepdale Football Stadium

A service of reflection for people affected by suicide is being held at the home of Preston North End FC.

Posted: 1st November 2019

Cancelled: Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups 7 November 2019

With the declaration of a General Election this week, we have received purdah guidance from NHS England and Improvement to cancel meetings held in public prior to the outcome of the election. Therefore, the Joint Committee of CCGs, scheduled for the 7th November, has been cancelled. Any items on the agenda will be taken to our next formal meeting. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to those planning to attend.