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Local health body to meet in Hilldale, Ormskirk

HEALTHCARE commissioners in West Lancashire are to hold their next Governing Body meeting in public at Hilldale on the Ormskirk Hospital site on Tuesday 23 July 2019, from 9.30am – 11.30am. Members of the local community are welcome to observe the board meeting of NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Questions relating to items on […]

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Health commissioners want to know what good health and wellbeing looks like

HEALTH commissioners in West Lancashire are encouraging residents to let them know what good health and wellbeing looks like. NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking all residents to complete an online survey which is available here: bit.ly/CCGhaveyoursay. Paper versions are also available on request to any residents that do not have access […]

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Brighten someone’s day this summer by sending a postcard to a local care home

People across Lancashire are being encouraged to do their bit to help reduce loneliness amongst older people this summer – simply by sending a postcard. Postcards for Kindness was initially piloted by Lancashire County Council in Summer 2018 as a way to help reduce loneliness in care home residents across the county. The project was […]

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Future changes to local arrangements for safeguarding children

From 29 September the arrangements for local safeguarding children boards will cease to exist and in their place will be the new ‘Safeguarding Children Partnership Arrangements for Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and Lancashire’. As required by the Children and Social Work Act (2017) the new arrangements are published below and have been agreed by the […]

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Meet the Primary Care Commissioning Committee

NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), will be holding its next Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting in public on Tuesday 9 July 2019 from 1.30pm – 3pm in Ormskirk. The local health commissioners have responsibility of commissioning primary care services locally in West Lancashire and lead on decisions of how funding is allocated. To […]

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Let us know what good health and wellbeing looks like for you

HEALTH commissioners in West Lancashire are encouraging residents to let them know what good health and wellbeing looks like. NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking all residents to complete an online survey which is available here: bit.ly/CCGhaveyoursay. Paper versions are also available on request to any residents that do not have access […]

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Have your say on seven clinical policies

NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is seeking your comments on the latest clinical policies to be developed by the NHS CCGs in Lancashire and South Cumbria.  There are seven policies, all of which are existing clinical policies that have been amended to bring them into line with the national guidance from NHS England. […]

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The CCG publishes its 2018/2019 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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New funding to treat people at high risk of stroke in Lancashire

New NHS funding is being provided to parts of Lancashire to help find and treat people with an irregular heart rhythm that puts them at high risk of stroke. A programme of ‘virtual clinics’ will be rolled out nationally in areas covered by 23 NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups, including three in Lancashire – Chorley and […]

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Children and adolescent mental health services redesign

We are involved in the process of redesigning children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in Lancashire and South Cumbria, working together with children, young people and their families to co-produce a design for future services for children and adolescents aged 0-19. We are now in stage four of the process and adding regular updates […]

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