A service of reflection for people affected by suicide is being held at the home of Preston North End FC.
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.
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.
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.
The collective efforts of Chorley GP practices to improve the health and wellbeing of local residents have been shortlisted for a prominent 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.
Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System and partners have been honoured at the NHS in the North Excellence in Supply Awards.
Secretary of State Matt Hancock visits central Lancashire
Our Digital Exemplar Programme launched in June 2018 with the goal of developing a programme of digital support for local practices.
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.
On 16 September, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council welcomed Duncan Selbie the Chief Executive of Public Health England.
A service providing support to those bereaved by a suspected suicide has received additional funding so that it can continue helping Lancashire residents.
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.
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.
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.