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Posted: 26th February 2021

Information for observing the ICS Board and Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups meetings for members of the public

Information for observing the ICS Board and Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups meetings for members of the public

Posted: 22nd February 2021

NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria Urges People Aged 65 to 69 to Book Their Vaccine This Week

Anyone aged 65 to 69 who has not been vaccinated is now being urged to respond to their recent invite to get their life-saving coronavirus vaccine at one of the more than 7 vaccination centres and 9 pharmacy-led sites across Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Posted: 17th February 2021

A cough could be a sign of cancer, not just Covid

Doctors in Lancashire and South Cumbria are urging residents to not ignore a persistent cough, not every cough is coronavirus (Covid-19) it could also be a symptom of lung cancer.

Posted: 16th February 2021

Residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged not to delay seeing help if they have signs of having a stroke

Some hospitals in Lancashire and South Cumbria are experiencing a reduction in people attending with symptoms of a stroke.

Posted: 6th February 2021

Booking appointments this weekend for clinically extremely vulnerable

This is information for booking appointments for clinically extremely vulnerable patients

Posted: 3rd February 2021

Statement on Blackburn Cathedral vaccination centre

The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria has issued a statement regarding the waiting times at the Blackburn Cathedral Vaccination Centre.

Posted: 31st January 2021

New NHS vaccination services set to open in South Cumbria

New vaccination centres at Kendal’s Westmorland Shopping Centre and Ulverston’s GSK Sports Centre are set to go live this week.

Posted: 29th January 2021

Integrated Care System Board – information for observing the meeting for members of the public

Integrated Care System Board – information for observing the meeting for members of the public

Posted: 24th January 2021

New NHS vaccination services set to open in Lancashire and South Cumbria

New large vaccination centres at Blackpool Winter Gardens and Lancaster Town Hall are set to go live this week, along with additional community pharmacy sites. Thousands of people aged 75 and over and those who are clinically extremely vulnerable will be invited to book a coronavirus vaccination at these new NHS vaccination services in addition to the centre at Blackburn Cathedral.

Posted: 22nd January 2021

Statement from NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria

We continue to be concerned about the huge amount of pressure NHS services in Lancashire and South Cumbria are under, but we are demonstrating our ability to work together to manage demand and ensure that patient safety remains of the highest importance.

Posted: 21st January 2021

Mental health family hour relaunches to support during new lockdown

The Mental Health Family Hour, originally launched in April 2020 to support families in the first lockdown, kicked off again today (21 January) with an episode focusing on young people’s mental health.

Posted: 20th January 2021

Protecting patients from fraudulent activity

As the rollout of the biggest vaccination programme in NHS history continues, patients receiving the Covid-19 vaccine at home are being urged to protect themselves from fraudulent activity and scams.

Posted: 15th January 2021

Thousands invited to new NHS vaccination centre in Blackburn Cathedral

Thousands of people aged 80 and over are being invited to book a coronavirus vaccination at a new NHS larger scale vaccination centre at Blackburn Cathedral.

Posted: 15th January 2021

Cervical cancer prevention week

This Cervical cancer prevention week (18-24 January 2021), people in Lancashire and South Cumbria are urged to book their cervical screening appointments.

Posted: 14th January 2021

Information regarding letters from the NHS Covid-19 Vaccination Booking Service

People who are eligible, live near these new vaccination services and who haven’t already been vaccinated by their local GP led vaccination services or hospital hub, will receive letters from the NHS Covid-19 Vaccination Booking Service, telling them how they can book their appointment.