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Do you want to study nursing? If so, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is working in partnership with the NHS across Lancashire and South Cumbria to provide a new practice-based pathway of the BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult), which begins on Monday, January 9th, 2023. To help address the increasing shortages of adult...


A special opening event took place for a new centre in Blackburn for people with kidney disease, named in honour of a doctor who recently celebrated 50 years with the NHS.   The Laurie Solomon Renal Centre has been opened by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust as part of a programme of improvements to renal facilities across...


Is three the magic number? Not according to health officials in Lancashire and South Cumbria, who are encouraging residents to check their blood pressure during ‘Know Your Numbers’ week. The national drive aims to get those aged 40 and over to have their blood pressure checked regularly, either at a pharmacy or via a practice nurse...


Professor Mike Thomas, chair of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, has been ratified as the new Chair of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Provider Collaborative Board (PCB). He takes over from David Flory, chair of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB), who has stepped away from his PCB role...


NHS Hospital Trusts and patients on waiting lists in Lancashire and South Cumbria are benefitting from an innovative artificial intelligence service that allows patients to let their hospital know their current health status. The first stage of roll-out of the service has been so successful that it is now being extended to patients in two...


Year 6 children to receive mental health support to reduce NHS strain. The EFL Trust, alongside four Club Community Organisations (CCOs) in Lancashire, are aiming to support children and their mental health through a new two-year project, Headstart, funded by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity after successfully applying for an NHS Charities Together Grant. Headstart is a...


Mark Hindle, Managing Director of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Pathology Collaboration, has confirmed that he will be retiring in January 2023 after 45 years of service to the NHS. Mr Hindle will continue to advise and support the Pathology Board until he retires, but will be will be transitioning away from for the day to day...


The Trust have received the highest badge of honour, the Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award, for outstanding support towards the Armed Forced community. The Gold Award is awarded to those that employ and support those who serve, veterans and their families, with the trust one of 156 employers nationally, including 23 North West employers, to be honoured....

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