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 F.A.S.T’ to save lives – the NHS is open.
71-year-old Gwam didn’t think he was in danger of serious issues with his lungs, until he developed a cough he could not ignore.
Everyone across Lancashire and South Cumbria is being encouraged to talk to friends and family members, helplines and debt support services as lockdown restrictions ease.
This month the Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS) Suicide Prevention Team has been presented with a Health Service Journal Award in the category ‘HSJ Connecting Service and Information Award’ for their work on setting up the real time surveillance system (RTS).
Smokers in Lancashire are being urged to make No Smoking Day (10 March) the day to start their ‘smokefree’ journey by contacting the Quit Squad, your local stop smoking service, for support to quit.
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust have announced further details of the Lancashire and South Cumbria New Hospitals Programme, which will see the Trusts work together with the government to build new, centrally funded hospital facilities locally.
People in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged to be alert to the warning signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and contact their GP with any concerns. Early diagnosis saves lives.
Information for observing the ICS Board and Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups meetings for members of the public
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.
Some hospitals in Lancashire and South Cumbria are experiencing a reduction in people attending with symptoms of a stroke.
This is information for booking appointments for clinically extremely vulnerable patients
The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria has issued a statement regarding the waiting times at the Blackburn Cathedral Vaccination Centre.
New vaccination centres at Kendal’s Westmorland Shopping Centre and Ulverston’s GSK Sports Centre are set to go live this week.
Integrated Care System Board – information for observing the meeting for members of the public
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.