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Posted: 2nd November 2018

Update on mental health services across Lancashire and South Cumbria

Over the last nine months there has been a significant increase in the demand for mental health services across Lancashire and South Cumbria. A briefing has been created which is intended to summarise how the partnership of NHS, local government and other organisations is taking action together to address this situation.

Posted: 2nd November 2018

Revised policy on access to IVF and other assisted conception services introduced across Lancashire and South Cumbria

All 8 NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Lancashire and South Cumbria have passed an updated and revised assisted conception services policy, which includes treatments like IVF (in vitro fertilisation).

Posted: 25th October 2018

November Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups update

The next meeting of the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups is on Thursday 1st November 2018 at Morecambe Bay CCG, Moor Lane Mills in Lancaster.

Posted: 18th October 2018

Lancashire and South Cumbria to receive multi-million pound social care investment to ease NHS winter pressures

Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen and Cumbria will receive a combined £9,693,475 as part of a programme to help local authorities alleviate winter pressures on the NHS, getting patients home quicker and freeing up hospital beds across England.

Posted: 17th October 2018

Patient care transforming thanks to innovative technology

Over the past 18 months, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has seen a range of improvements thanks to its increasingly developed Lorenzo Electronic Patient Record (EPR) system.

Posted: 11th October 2018

Help combat loneliness in Lancashire by sending a festive card

An initiative to combat loneliness amongst older people has been launched in Lancashire. ​

Posted: 8th October 2018

Key messages from the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups on 4th October

The key messages below are from the committee held on 4th October 2018 at Leyland Civic Centre.

Posted: 5th October 2018

Patients with diabetes across Lancashire and South Cumbria to benefit from new devices to help manage their condition

​All 8 NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in Lancashire and South Cumbria have passed two new clinical policies which mean patients with diabetes will now have consistent access to insulin pumps and glucose monitoring devices.

Posted: 5th October 2018

Lancashire libraries to pioneer new NHS Online Orb app

Visitors to Lancashire libraries have the chance to test out a new health app, which is designed to make access to health advice and care easier. The NHS Online Orb is being developed for NHS England and brings together medical information in one easy-to-use app, which can also help patients to manage their own medical conditions.

Posted: 4th October 2018

Watch the recording of the Joint Committee of CCGs on 4th October 2018

Watch the recording of the Joint Committee of CCGs for Lancashire and South Cumbria which took place at Leyland Civic Centre on 4th October 2018.

Posted: 3rd October 2018

Watch the livestream from our Primary Care Digital Exemplar workshop

On 3 October 2018, we are running our second Primary Care Digital Exemplar programme workshop. Watch the livestream to follow all the presentations and discussions.

Posted: 25th September 2018

October Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups

The next meeting of the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups is on Thursday 4th October 2018 at The Civic Centre in Leyland.

Posted: 24th September 2018

Less than a month to go until launch of the Perinatal Mental Health North West Mother and Baby Unit (MBU) and Outreach Service

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust will be opening a brand new specialist inpatient unit and community outreach service for mothers with perinatal mental health problems in just under a months’ time.

Posted: 21st September 2018

NHS collaborate with children and young people to improve their mental health services

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Posted: 21st September 2018

NHS collaborate with children and young people to improve their mental health services

A report entitled “Thrive: Healthy young minds” has been published, about the views of children and young people and their families/carers, concerning child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

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