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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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Help Us Help You This Spring May Bank Holiday

WITH the May Spring Bank Holiday fast approaching, it is really important that everyone knows what health services are available and when, so that you can help us help you if you or a loved one falls ill. Help us Help You In West Lancashire there are a range of health services available to support […]

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Implementation of Revised and Updated Clinical Policies

We wish to bring to the attention of patients and members of the public that revised and updated clinical policies on the following treatments have been approved by the CCG.  These are: Policy for the treatment of varicose veins Policy for hysteroscopy Policy for sterilisation reversal in males and females These clinical policies explain the […]

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West Lancashire Skin Cancer Rates Increasing

WEST Lancashire residents are being reminded how to stay safe in the sun by local NHS leaders, as rates of skin cancer diagnosis in the area increase. The danger of the sun is easily underestimated so everyone is being urged to stay safe in the sun and how we can all look to protect ourselves […]

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Innovative New Sleep Therapy Introduced in West Lancashire

WEST Lancashire children and young people to benefit from innovative new immersive sleep therapy. Twinkle House in Skelmersdale has launched an innovative new fully immersive sleep therapy room following funding from NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), this compliments an already existing sleep clinic which was launched in November 2018. Twinkle House, the sensory […]

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Local Health Body to Meet in Hilldale, Ormsirk

HEALTHCARE commissioners in West Lancashire are to hold their next governing body meeting in public at Hilldale on the Ormskirk Hospital site on Tuesday 21 May 2019, from 10.00am – 12.00pm. 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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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. Please note, the previously announced date in May has been cancelled. The local health commissioners have responsibility of commissioning primary care services locally in West […]

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