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Posted: 17th May 2018

​Mental health services across Lancashire and South Cumbria to benefit from national funding


Local communities across Lancashire and South Cumbria are set to benefit from a major national investment aimed at supporting people at risk of suicide.

Posted: 9th May 2018

NHS England pledges specialist mental health services for new mums in Lancashire and South Cumbria

NHS England has confirmed that new and expectant mums will be able access specialist perinatal mental health community services in every part of the country by April next year. In Lancashire and South Cumbria this will include a community specialist team in addition to an eight bedded Lancashire and Cumbria mother and baby unit in Chorley which will be available to patients later this year.

Posted: 27th April 2018

Volunteers have their fingers on the pulse of stroke prevention in Lancashire


Posted: 26th April 2018

Join us in celebrating 70 years of the NHS


Today (26 April) it is just 70 days to go before the NHS turns 70 on Thursday 5 July 2018. We are counting down to the birthday celebrations by launching an NHS 70 area of our website to highlight the ways we are celebrating across Lancashire and South Cumbria and to encourage people to share their positive stories about the last 70 years.

Posted: 25th April 2018

Enhanced Health in Care Homes celebrate achievements in the local care home sector


​East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group, held a celebratory event on 10 April with Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and Partners, to mark the success of the vanguard programme work over the last three years in implementing the Enhanced Health in Care Homes framework (EHCH).

Posted: 23rd April 2018

Millions invested to transform primary care in Lancashire and South Cumbria


Posted: 18th April 2018

Women and families invited to learn more about their local maternity services


Posted: 17th April 2018

​Lancashire and South Cumbria residents urged to reduce their risk of Type 2 diabetes


Posted: 16th April 2018

Lancashire Lifesavers: Free life-saving CPR for local people


Posted: 12th April 2018

New Health and Social Care Career Academy launched


Posted: 9th April 2018

A new innovative and inspirational education facility to benefit the people of Lancashire and South Cumbria


Posted: 4th April 2018

GP practice becomes one of the first in Lancashire to appoint a physician associate


​Former radiographer Neil Sinclair has joined Darwen Healthcare, working as a physician associate supporting GPs in the practice and helping to improve access to services for patients.

Posted: 28th March 2018

Lancashire and South Cumbria to benefit from multi-million-pound investment in pathology services


​Lancashire and South Cumbria to benefit from investment in a single pathology diagnostic service across the region.

Posted: 27th March 2018

East Lancashire adopts hi tech solution to prevent falls in older people


Posted: 21st March 2018

Edge Hill University announces Medical School


​Edge Hill University will offer an access to medicine course from 2019 and train doctors from 2020, following the announcement by the Secretary of State for Health to establish a Medical School at the University in West Lancashire.

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