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Posted: 27th June 2019

Importance of cervical screening discussed in live video broadcast to schools

Around 2,300 secondary school pupils from 32 schools have recently learnt the importance of cervical screening, also known as smear tests. Blackburn GP and Pennine Lancashire Clinical Lead for Cancer, Dr Neil Smith and Screening Co-ordinator Kath Lewis, were instrumental in a live interactive video broadcast which was hosted by Learn Live on 13th June.

Posted: 25th June 2019

Brighten someone’s day this summer by sending a postcard to a local care home

People across Lancashire are being encouraged to do their bit to help reduce loneliness amongst older people this summer - simply by sending a postcard.

Posted: 25th June 2019

Further success for local bid to tackle childhood obesity

Posted: 10th June 2019

New 'Help in Preston' website launched

A new website, which aims to signpost Preston residents to help they might need, has now been offficially launched. The 'Help in Preston' website brings together information from a wide range of services, all based in Preston, and available to local residents.

Posted: 10th June 2019

Mental health partnership is a success

A pilot that was introduced to respond to people experiencing mental health crisis between Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, North West Ambulance NHS Service Trust (NWAS) and Lancashire Constabulary is proving to be a huge success in providing the most appropriate care, support and treatment to people.

Posted: 5th June 2019

Lancashire-wide review and harmonisation of clinical policies

We are now seeking your response to the latest clinical policies to be developed by the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Lancashire and South Cumbria. 

Posted: 4th June 2019

Become a volunteer and together we can build a healthier future

Together a Healthier Future, the Integrated Care Partnership for Pennine Lancashire, is celebrating Volunteers Week and encouraging people to give volunteering a try.

Posted: 3rd June 2019

Suicide bereavement service expanded to support more people in Lancashire

A service which provides support to those bereaved by a suspected suicide has been commissioned in more areas across Lancashire, offering vital support to local people thanks to national funding aimed at preventing suicides in the region.

Posted: 3rd June 2019

Residents of Lancashire and South Cumbria encouraged to have their say on Clinical Commissioning Group policies

The eight Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Lancashire and South Cumbria are working in partnership to review clinical policies across the region.

Posted: 22nd May 2019

Health and care partnership responds to review of urgent mental health services across Lancashire and South Cumbria

A partnership of NHS, local authority, police and other emergency services has committed to taking action together following the results of an independent review of urgent mental health services.

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.

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