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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
An initiative to combat loneliness amongst older people has been launched in Lancashire.
The key messages below are from the committee held on 4th October 2018 at Leyland Civic Centre.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The next meeting of the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups is on Thursday 4th October 2018 at The Civic Centre in Leyland.
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.
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.