What is Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria?
Patient story recalling the support John and his wife Bette received from the Extensive Service to manage a number of health conditions, including COPD, after he was introduced to the service by his daughter Annella.
Watch this video to understand new ways of working in Blackpool and the Fylde coast.
A Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria Think Digital Hackathon saw clinicians, members of the public, IT developers and health and care staff come together to move forward innovation across health and care in just a few hours at Lancaster University.
Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria is a partnership of organisations with a shared vision for health and care across our region. It is also known as the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership.
A successful pilot of community Musculoskeletal (iMSK) clinics is being expanded, with a further five clinics being setup across south Cumbria.
A new scheme is currently being piloted across Pennine Lancashire, with around 30 care homes participating in the first two phases of the rollout.
A distinctive red bag with “Together a healthier future” emblazoned on the front, will be accompanying care home patients when they are admitted to hospital. When a decision is made for a care home resident to go to hospital, the care home will pack a red bag to go with the resident.
Morecambe Bay GP Dr Andy Knox explains how you can care for yourself if you're suffering from a sore throat
Dr Andy Knox, GP in Carnforth, explains the best way of relieving Tension Headaches