You can vote for outstanding individuals and teams in the Bay Health and Care Partners (BHCP) Health Heroes Awards 2019/20.
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.
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.
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.
The NHS across Lancashire and South is launching an awareness-raising campaign “Let’s Talk Cancer” to encourage people who are eligible, to attend for cervical screening.
Local doctors would like to remind and encourage women and people with a cervix to attend their cervical screening.
The NHS High Potential Scheme (HPS) is an exciting new NHS Leadership Academy development programme that is being piloted in seven areas, with participants in Lancashire and South Cumbria starting from July 2020.
Two local Primary Care Networks (PCNs) have spearheaded a new project to help primary school children learn coping skills and deal with stress.
Health professionals in Cumbria are advising people with long term conditions to take extra precautions to look after their health this winter.
The next meeting of the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups in Lancashire and South Cumbria is on Thursday 9 January at Blackpool Central Library.
Support is available in Lancashire and South Cumbria over the New Year period to listen and talk to people who are feeling low, worried about their mental health or concerned about someone they care about.
With winter illnesses circulating, it’s important to know what to do if your child becomes unwell over the festive period.
Organisations and businesses who want to find out how to support staff and their community are invited to take part in Lancashire and South Cumbria Suicide Prevention Team’s male suicide anti-stigma campaign, Let’s Talk To Prevent Male Suicide, at two events in the New Year.
Lancashire and South Cumbria has been recognised as leading the way in supporting staff who are looking for new opportunities to do so in within the local healthcare system. Retaining and supporting people working in health and care is a big challenge and a priority across Lancashire and South Cumbria. The five NHS hospital trusts are working together to make it easier for staff to move between roles across the region.
Four local GP teams have been recognised at a prestigious event honouring excellence and innovation in primary care across the UK. Last month’s General Practice Awards saw hundreds of nominations made across 20 categories, with almost 650 healthcare and industry professionals attending the ceremony on 29 November. Three awards were won by Lancashire teams, with local teams also highly commended in two categories.