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Posted: 21st May 2019

Watch the livestream from our Population Health Management development accelerated programme close workshop

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.

Posted: 21st May 2019

Local Nurse Practitioner shortlisted for prestigious award

Victoria Wilson, Nurse Practitioner at Healthcare Centre Preston provides exemplary patient care to be nominated for the ‘Patients Choice Award’ at the annual RCNi Nurse Awards.

Posted: 17th May 2019

Grand opening of new Fracture and Orthopaedic Clinic

Huge improvements have been made to the Fracture and Orthopaedic Clinic at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which launched on Friday with a celebratory ceremony.

Posted: 17th May 2019

Partnership digital project highly commended in prestigious UK National GO Awards

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.

Posted: 10th May 2019

Lancashire and South Cumbria patients benefit from faster lung cancer test results

Patients across Lancashire and South Cumbria are benefitting from new equipment that has reduced the wait to receive lung cancer test results.

Posted: 29th April 2019

Suicide Prevention Funding for Community Groups across Lancashire and South Cumbria

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.

Posted: 29th April 2019

May Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups for Lancashire and South Cumbria update

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.

Posted: 26th April 2019

Partnership aims to support those bereaved by suicide in Lancashire and South Cumbria

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.

Posted: 18th April 2019

Lancashire and South Cumbria maternity system beats national target to provide women with the same carer throughout pregnancy

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.

Posted: 16th April 2019

Digital tool to help reduce avoidable lengthy stays in hospital rolling out in Lancashire

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.

Posted: 2nd April 2019

Know Your Risk pop up stalls for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week

During Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week (1st - 7th April), the Strategic Clinical Network team will be attending health and community venues across Lancashire and South Cumbria to speak to people about their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and what they can do to reduce or even prevent this condition.

Posted: 27th March 2019

‘Let’s Talk Cancer’ campaign launched across Pennine Lancashire

Posted: 26th March 2019

Let's get personal - Lancashire and South Cumbria co-production group

The Let's get personal Lancashire and South Cumbria co-production group are looking for people with long-term conditions, including disabled people who have lived experience of having more personalised approaches to their healthcare. The group meets monthly to look at ways of improving the experience of people who use health and social care services in Lancashire and South Cumbria - find out how you can get involved.

Posted: 25th March 2019

Pennine Lancashire welcomes multi-million pound Sport England boost

Pennine Lancashire is to benefit from potentially up to £10m in funding to help more people be physically active.

Posted: 15th March 2019

Pre-election period

On Thursday 2 May 2019 local elections will take place across Central Lancashire. From 18 March 2019 the pre-election period begins and this will have an impact on how the Our Health Our Care programme communicates with local residents and wider stakeholders.

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