Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria is delighted to be holding patient and carer engagement events about stroke this September. The events are being held in collaboration with the Stroke Association and North West Coast Strategic Clinical Networks.
The biggest transformation to the way family doctors work in more than a generation will be launched from today (Mon 1 July). It will see general practices, large and small, working to support each other while offering a wider range of specialist care services to patients from a range of health professionals.
People across Lancashire are being encouraged to do their bit to help reduce loneliness amongst older people this summer - simply by sending a postcard.
A pilot that was introduced to respond to people experiencing mental health crisis between Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, North West Ambulance NHS Service Trust (NWAS) and Lancashire Constabulary is proving to be a huge success in providing the most appropriate care, support and treatment to people.
A service which provides support to those bereaved by a suspected suicide has been commissioned in more areas across Lancashire, offering vital support to local people thanks to national funding aimed at preventing suicides in the region.
The eight Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Lancashire and South Cumbria are working in partnership to review clinical policies across the region.
A partnership of NHS, local authority, police and other emergency services has committed to taking action together following the results of an independent review of urgent mental health services.
On 22 May, we held a workshop to mark the close of a 20 week accelerated programme for Population Health Management development. Watch the highlights from the livestream recording.
Lancashire Care came Highly Commended in the ‘Procurement Project of the Year’ category at the prestigious UK National GO Awards 2019 for working collaboratively with local NHS and public sector partners - including Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria team members in the digital health team - to improve the Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) across the Lancashire and South Cumbria integrated care system.
Patients across Lancashire and South Cumbria are benefitting from new equipment that has reduced the wait to receive lung cancer test results.
Funding is being announced today for innovative community-based Lancashire and South Cumbria projects to help reduce the numbers of people taking their own lives.
The next meeting of the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups in Lancashire and South Cumbria is on Thursday 2nd May at Moor Lane Mills, Lancaster.
A website has been launched following calls from local people in Lancashire and South Cumbria to be able to easily access help and support for those bereaved by a death by suicide. Acting as a directory of services, resources and information, users are able to filter results by their local area as well as accessing national support.
Partnership work across maternity services in Lancashire and South Cumbria has resulted in 29.2% of women now being booked onto pathways which can offer continuity of carer, exceeding the national target set out in the Better Births maternity transformation plan which sets a target for 20% of women to receive continuity of carer throughout pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period by March 2019.
A new digital portal has been introduced by the NHS and councils in Lancashire, which allows health and social care staff to see how many vacancies there are in local care homes, saving hours of time phoning around to check availability and helping people to get the right care or return home as quickly as possible.