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Posted: 24th February 2020

Around 5,000 patients accessed UHMBT’s integrated musculoskeletal service last year

An easy to access, patient-centred service for people with musculoskeletal problems such as arthritis, hip and knee conditions, joint and muscle injuries and spinal pain is proving to be a success with around 5,000 patients accessing the service last year.

Posted: 19th February 2020

Blackburn with Darwen GPs win national cervical cancer screening award

Local Primary Care GP Federation, which represents and supports all GP practices in Blackburn with Darwen has won a national award for their work to improve and increase cervical screening (smear test) attendance.

Posted: 13th February 2020

Give your heart some love this Valentine’s Day with a free blood pressure test

Local leisure centres, pharmacies and football clubs are working in partnership to deliver free blood pressure tests in local communities for people across Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Posted: 12th February 2020

Join OHOC at our pop up community venues

Have you heard about the possible options for changes to health and care services across central Lancashire, including at our local hospitals? Find out more at our pop up community events

Posted: 10th February 2020

Extreme weather - flooding

Bay Health and Care Partners are urging those in Morecambe Bay who have been affected by the recent floods to stay safe by following these important tips.

Posted: 7th February 2020

Better Care Together Careers and Engagement annual summary report 2019

The 2019 annual summary report for Better Care Together Careers and Engagement team can be found here.

Posted: 5th February 2020

Pennine Lancashire Neighbourhood Integration Accelerator

Last week, we saw the launch of promising primary care development – the Integration Accelerator.

Posted: 5th February 2020

Statement on suicide prevention campaign materials

A spokesperson for Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System said:  “As part of our campaign, Let’s Talk To Prevent Male Suicide, we prepared marketing materials for use in Lancashire and South Cumbria. These materials have been received positively right across the area.  “However, it has come to our attention that a third party organisation has amended those marketing materials with photographs of local men.  “These materials have not been developed by Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System and the organisation has been requested to remove the materials and any links with the partnership with immediate effect.”

Posted: 31st January 2020

Do you have what it takes to be our Independent Chair?

Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System is looking to recruit an Independent Chair.

Posted: 30th January 2020

Our Health Our Care survey launched

Have your say on your experiences of health and care service developments through the Our Health Our Care programme

Posted: 29th January 2020

Former sports stars step-up to help stop suicide stigma

Former football and rugby heroes Paul Stewart and Danny Sculthorpe have made their debut in films promoting Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System’s ongoing Let’s Talk To Prevent Male Suicide campaign. Every 40 seconds someone in the world dies from suicide, and to mark this, two 40 second films have been made, promoting messages around male suicide prevention.

Posted: 28th January 2020

Vote for outstanding employees in Bay Health and Care Partners Health Heroes Awards

You can vote for outstanding individuals and teams in the Bay Health and Care Partners (BHCP) Health Heroes Awards 2019/20.

Posted: 27th January 2020

It’s not too late to get your flu jab say Bay Health and Care Partners

Health professionals are still advising people living in the Morecambe Bay area to take up the offer of a ‘flu vaccination to protect themselves throughout the colder months.

Posted: 23rd January 2020

External clinical experts advise change is necessary to future proof central Lancashire’s health and care services

Four separate and independent groups of clinical experts have advised central Lancashire’s health and care system that it must change the way the area’s hospital services are configured if it is to continue providing safe and high quality care.

Posted: 23rd January 2020

Integrated musculoskeletal service ensuring patients choose the right treatment for their conditions

Physiotherapists across Morecambe Bay are using a framework based on the nationally developed ‘Shared Decision Making’ programme to help support patients with hip and knee pain to make the right decision about their treatment.

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