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Posted: 6th November 2019

Suicide memorial at Deepdale Football Stadium

A service of reflection for people affected by suicide is being held at the home of Preston North End FC.

Posted: 1st November 2019

Cancelled: Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups 7 November 2019

With the declaration of a General Election this week, we have received purdah guidance from NHS England and Improvement to cancel meetings held in public prior to the outcome of the election. Therefore, the Joint Committee of CCGs, scheduled for the 7th November, has been cancelled. Any items on the agenda will be taken to our next formal meeting. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to those planning to attend.

Posted: 1st November 2019

Brighten someone’s day this festive season by sending a Christmas card to a local care home

People across Lancashire are being encouraged to do their bit to help reduce loneliness amongst older people over the festive period by sending a Christmas card to residents of a local care home.

Posted: 29th October 2019

Pennine Lancashire Integrated Care Partnership 2018/2019 Annual report

The Pennine Lancashire Integrated Care Partnership has released their Annual Report for 2018/2019. The report highlights a number of the achievements made over the year as part of the integrated care partnership.

Posted: 28th October 2019

Health improvement efforts in Central Chorley shortlisted for national award

The collective efforts of Chorley GP practices to improve the health and wellbeing of local residents have been shortlisted for a prominent national award.

Posted: 24th October 2019

Innovative digital health project recognised with a national award

The Digital Discharge programme helps health organisations and councils across the region to share patient information more seamlessly and deliver a more efficient discharge process to both the NHS and social care. The programme has been named ‘Best Communication Solution’ at the 2019 Health Tech Digital Awards.

Posted: 24th October 2019

Collaboration success at North Excellence in Supply Awards

Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System and partners have been honoured at the NHS in the North Excellence in Supply Awards.

Posted: 16th October 2019

Future plans for health and care services receive support from Secretary of State

Secretary of State Matt Hancock visits central Lancashire

Posted: 10th October 2019

Digital Exemplars driving digital innovation in Primary Care across Lancashire and South Cumbria

Our Digital Exemplar Programme launched in June 2018 with the goal of developing a programme of digital support for local practices.

Posted: 2nd October 2019

Local people supported to live well at home using digital technologies as part of innovative partnership project

The Lancashire and Cumbria Innovation Alliance (LCIA) Test Bed programme was a collaborative study which tested a combination of innovative technologies and practices to determine if they could improve services and patient experiences. Read about the impact of this partnership project and download the latest report.

Posted: 30th September 2019

Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive Public Health England Visits Blackburn with Darwen

On 16 September, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council welcomed Duncan Selbie the Chief Executive of Public Health England.

Posted: 26th September 2019

Lancashire residents set to benefit from continued suicide bereavement support

A service providing support to those bereaved by a suspected suicide has received additional funding so that it can continue helping Lancashire residents.

Posted: 24th September 2019

People who have fallen in Lancashire to benefit from improved care

People who suffer falls will benefit from a new service, currently operating in some parts of the county, that will now be rolled out across Lancashire from next month.

Posted: 17th September 2019

Blood cancer – Do you know the signs?

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month and a leading local cancer doctor is asking residents to familiarise themselves with the symptoms of blood cancer to help improve rates of early diagnosis and save lives.

Posted: 5th September 2019

40 second silence to mark World Suicide Prevention Day at Preston Flag Market

Around the world, someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds. To raise awareness and to remember those that have died and are bereaved by suicide, a 40 second silence will be held at Preston Flag Market on 10 September at 11.40am, 12.40pm, 1.40pm and 2.40pm.

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