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Posted: 12th December 2019

Darwen Healthcare winners of the ‘General Practice Awards 2019’

Darwen Healthcare winners of the ‘General Practice Awards 2019’

Posted: 12th December 2019

A programme to empower people to manage their musculoskeletal conditions has expanded to Carnforth

A programme aimed at people over 45 years old with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis (chronic joint pain) of the hip and/or knee and who are capable of independent exercise has expanded to Carnforth.

Posted: 10th December 2019

Call to action to tackle loneliness and isolation over the festive period

Many people can feel lonely and isolated over the festive period – and you can help!

Posted: 5th December 2019

Be Aware of Norovirus

The vulnerable and those with long-term health conditions in Morecambe Bay should take extra care this winter to avoid norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug.

Posted: 5th December 2019

The Pennine Lancashire Volunteer Project Report

A new report has been published outlining the Pennine Lancashire Volunteer Project.

Posted: 5th December 2019

Digital first in primary care

Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care system is working with practices across Lancashire and South Cumbria to transform the way patients access health services and information through technology.

Posted: 5th December 2019

Digital GP retention

An innovative pilot scheme to help retain GPs who may be thinking of leaving the profession will see doctors in Lancashire and South Cumbria using digital equipment to enable them to have virtual appointments with their patients.

Posted: 5th December 2019

Multi-Disciplinary Team campaign

New materials have been produced for practices to help them promote the various health care professionals who work alongside GPs, and within the local community. The multidisciplinary team materials use the national Help Us Help You brand with the strapline ‘Get the right care’.

Posted: 2nd December 2019

Lancashire and South Cumbria organisations urged to back male suicide anti-stigma campaign

Businesses and organisations across Lancashire and South Cumbria are being asked to look out for their male staff and clients.

Posted: 27th November 2019

Together a Healthier Future becomes Healthier Pennine Lancashire

We have decided to move from being known as Together a Healthier Future to the more up-to-date, clearer and simpler Healthier Pennine Lancashire.

Posted: 26th November 2019

Keep your medicine cabinet stocked and stay well this winter

With Christmas just a month away, now is the perfect time to review the contents of your medicine cabinet.

Posted: 21st November 2019

The vision of Morecambe Bay Respiratory Network

The vision for the Morecambe Bay Respiratory Network (MBRN) is simple – to dramatically improve care for patients with respiratory disease in Morecambe Bay with a seamless, integrated care pathway.

Posted: 18th November 2019

People in the barrow area who are suffering from complex respiratory conditions can now receive more integrated support in the community

The Morecambe Bay Respiratory Network is working closely with 10 GP practices in Barrow and Millom to provide more support in the community for patients with long-term conditions, with the aim of reducing outpatient appointments and hospital admissions at Furness General Hospital.

Posted: 14th November 2019

Physiotherapists are helping local people to manage their musculoskeletal conditions

Physiotherapists across Morecambe Bay are leading an exercise programme to help empower patients to self-manage osteoarthritis of the knee and hip.

Posted: 6th November 2019

Suicide memorial at Furness Rugby Club

A service of reflection for people affected by suicide is being held at Furness Rugby Club, Crosslands Park Road, Barrow in Furness.

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