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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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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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