Local residents were invited to get involved, debate and help shape the future of health and social care in Pennine Lancashire at a series of summer engagement events.
Care Homes in East Lancashire came under the spotlight this week when the BBC visited to profile the innovative work that they are doing to ensure care home residents receive the best possible care, working in partnership with the NHS.
Together a Healthier Future is a programme looking at how we can establish ways to improve health and care services in hospital, and out of hospital (i.e. community based services) and what we can do improve people’s health in Pennine Lancashire (Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire).
After installing the first surgical robot in Lancashire, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust leads the way once more by being the first in the region to use the equipment to carry out colorectal surgery.