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CCG rated as ‘good’

NHS WEST Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been rated as ‘good’ following an annual assessment by NHS England. The annual CCG assessment for 2017/18 by NHS England provides each CCG in the country with an assessment of their performance based against indicators in the CCG improvement and assessment framework (CCG IAF). This CCG IAF […]

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Lancashire and South Cumbria Better Births

NHS, local councils and partner organisations are working together across Lancashire and South Cumbria to make sure all women, their babies and their families experience safe, kind, compassionate and personalised care, and to make sure they can access support that is centred on their needs and circumstances. The partners involved with Better Births Lancashire and […]

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Have your say on proposed changes to two clincial policies

As part of the ongoing review of clinical policies for all the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Lancashire and South Cumbria, we are now seeking views and comments on the two latest policies to be reviewed. The latest draft clinical policies open for patient and public feedback are as follows: policy for the commissioning […]

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Care home residents in West Lancashire have hospital visits in the bag

NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is introducing an innovative new ‘red bag’ pilot scheme to help support care home residents when admitted to hospital. The bags, which contain key paperwork, medication and personal items like glasses, slippers and dentures, are handed to ambulance crews by carers and travel with patients to hospital where […]

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Meet the Primary Care Commissioning Committee

NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), will be holding our next Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting in public on Tuesday 10 July 2018 from 1.30pm – 3pm in Ormskirk. This follows the CCG’s move to level three primary care co-commissioning in April 2017. This means the local health commissioners now have responsibility of commissioning primary […]

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NHS seeks views of NHS hearing aid users

The views of NHS Hearing Aid users are being sought by CCGs across Lancashire and South Cumbria. The views and experiences of NHS hearing aid users with age related hearing loss, over 50 years of age, are being sought to help understand what NHS hearing aid services are like locally and to help improve them. […]

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CCG encourages patients to help shape pain service in West Lancashire

NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is undertaking a review of what is currently available to support patients with chronic pain. To help shape this review and ensure that it is right for patients, the CCG has appointed InHealth Pain Management Services (IPMS) and Connect Health to undertake separate reviews of the existing provision in […]

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Invitation for the public to find out about partnership working in health and care

Members of the public are invited to find out about partnership working in health and care across Lancashire and South Cumbria on 7th June 2018 between 11am and 1pm at Oswaldtwistle Mills in Accrington. This is followed by the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups, which the public are invited to observe.     The […]

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Come and talk to us about the Viran Medical Centre

NHS England (Lancashire and South Cumbria) and NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have been working to develop options regarding the long-term provider and premises of GP services for Viran Medical Centre. We are keen to consult and hear the views of patients of the Viran Medical Centre on the options that we have […]

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The CCG publishes its 2017/2018 Equality and Inclusion Annual Report

Each year all clinical commissioning groups are required to publish their equality and inclusion annual report. You can view NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group’s equality and inclusion annual report here. This report demonstrates how the CCG takes issues of equality and discrimination into consideration when making decisions.

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