Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen and Cumbria will receive a combined £9,693,475 as part of a programme to help local authorities alleviate winter pressures on the NHS, getting patients home quicker and freeing up hospital beds across England.
Over the past 18 months, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has seen a range of improvements thanks to its increasingly developed Lorenzo Electronic Patient Record (EPR) system.
An initiative to combat loneliness amongst older people has been launched in Lancashire.
The key messages below are from the committee held on 4th October 2018 at Leyland Civic Centre.
All 8 NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in Lancashire and South Cumbria have passed two new clinical policies which mean patients with diabetes will now have consistent access to insulin pumps and glucose monitoring devices.
Visitors to Lancashire libraries have the chance to test out a new health app, which is designed to make access to health advice and care easier. The NHS Online Orb is being developed for NHS England and brings together medical information in one easy-to-use app, which can also help patients to manage their own medical conditions.
Watch the recording of the Joint Committee of CCGs for Lancashire and South Cumbria which took place at Leyland Civic Centre on 4th October 2018.
On 3 October 2018, we are running our second Primary Care Digital Exemplar programme workshop. Watch the livestream to follow all the presentations and discussions.
The next meeting of the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups is on Thursday 4th October 2018 at The Civic Centre in Leyland.
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust will be opening a brand new specialist inpatient unit and community outreach service for mothers with perinatal mental health problems in just under a months’ time.
A report entitled “Thrive: Healthy young minds” has been published, about the views of children and young people and their families/carers, concerning child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in Lancashire and South Cumbria.
The leader of the NHS organisation responsible for planning and buying services for people living in Fylde and Wyre has announced his retirement.
Local residents are being offered training and support to get online to manage their health and wellbeing through a series of drop in sessions in Chorley and Nelson this September.
Library House Surgery in Chorley live-streamed their Patient Participation Group online on 13 September through Facebook Live, bringing patient engagement online to reach a wider audience. Part of Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria's Primary Care Digital Exemplar programme.
People living in Lancashire and South Cumbria have been asked to have their say on the future of NHS services. Following the Government’s announcement of an extra £20.5billion of funding for the NHS across the UK over the next five years, NHS bosses want to plan how to use that money to improve services.