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Have your say on long-term plan for the NHS

People living in West Lancashire have been asked to have their say on the future of NHS services. Following the Government’s announcement of an extra £20.5billion of funding for the NHS across the UK over the next five years, NHS bosses want to plan how to use that money to improve services. The plan will […]

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Lancashire and South Cumbria to benefit from national funding to help patients have their say on health services

Lancashire and South Cumbria is one of ten areas across the country which is set to benefit from £450k of national funding from NHS England and the National Lottery – through the Big Lottery Fund. A windfall of £450,000 to support practical and innovative ways to help patients improve health services has been announced nationally. […]

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Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups

Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria has formed a committee to make decisions on health and healthcare. Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are NHS organisations that plan and buy healthcare for their communities. The Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups (JCCCG) is a meeting of the CCGs in Lancashire and South Cumbria and will be responsible for […]

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CCG’s Governing Body Meeting to take place in Hesketh Bank

HEALTHCARE commissioners in West Lancashire are to hold their next Governing Body Meeting in public at the Hesketh Bank Christian Centre (Moss Lane, Hesketh Bank, PR4 6AA) on Tuesday 25 September 2018 at 9.30am. Members of the local community are welcome to observe the board meeting of NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Questions relating […]

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Have your say on varicose veins

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 latest policy to be reviewed. The latest draft clinical policy open for patient and public feedback is the policy for the treatment of varicose […]

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Digital Pioneer scheme launched to support staff to improve health and care across Lancashire and South Cumbria

Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria has launched a scheme to support staff to develop their ideas for improving the health and care for people in Lancashire and South Cumbria. The Digital Pioneers Scheme is an exciting opportunity available for staff at all levels, in health and social care organisations and the third sector, to apply […]

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Do you know where to turn if you fall ill this Bank Holiday?

WEST Lancashire residents are being advised to think ahead and plan for any medical needs this forthcoming Bank Holiday weekend. GP practices in West Lancashire will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday (27 August 2018). However, by examining your options, residents need not worry if they fall ill, as a number of pharmacies will be […]

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Residents invited to the first West Lancashire CCG My View Citizen Panel Event

NHS WEST Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be hosting its very first My View citizen’s panel event in Hesketh Bank. The event which will take place at the Hesketh Bank Christian Centre (Moss Lane, Hesketh Bank, PR4 6AA) on Tuesday 25 September 2018, from 11.30am (for registration and refreshments) until 2.30pm (subject to change), […]

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Patient Listening Exercise Update – Viran Medical Centre

  A patient listening exercise was undertaken from May 26 – June 15, 2018 in relation to the long-term future of Viran Medical Centre. At the launch of the exercise, patients of the practice received one communication per household, which contained all relevant information pertaining to the listening exercise, including details of the listening events […]

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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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