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More than one million additional people are now eligible to book their life-saving top-up jab as the NHS COVID-19 Vaccination programme continues to boost people’s protection ahead of winter. People aged 40 to 49 can now book their booster vaccine, and 16 and 17-year-olds their second jabs, just seven days after the JCVI updated their […]

Proposals to recruit extra nurses, physios and occupational therapists to care for more people in the community and help them avoid unnecessary hospital stays have been developed by health bosses in South Lakeland. Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) are asking local people to give […]

Blackpool’s Director of Public Health is hailing the fantastic success of the mobile Covid-19 vaccine clinics which saw the 10,000th vaccination administered in early November. Blackpool’s mobile vaccine service (at the mobile vaccination van, bus and Houndshill pop-up site) is a joint operation set up by Blackpool Council’s Public Health team and facilitated by health services provider, FCMS. Two fully qualified NHS […]

Blackpool Council’s mental health campaign, Get Vocal, has announced its third consecutive year of partnership with Blackpool FC, who today launched a striking black and tangerine kit displaying the Get Vocal branding. The campaign appears on the front of the team’s third kit away shirts for the 2021/22 football season. Get Vocal advertising will be […]

The people leading Cumbria’s response to the covid pandemic are calling on all Cumbrians to take steps in response to the spread of the new Delta variant of the covid virus. The call comes as near neighbours Lancashire and Greater Manchester are seeing the rapid spread of the new variant and Government advice is that […]

The benefits of a mixed reality headset – Microsoft HoloLens 2 – which is being used by nursing staff at Kendal Care Home to transform their daily ward rounds has been showcased at the HIMSS21 Health 2.0 European Health Conference (7-9 June). The HoloLens 2 headset was introduced to the care home back in October […]

Health professionals across Morecambe Bay are encouraging those aged 30 and over to get the COVID-19 vaccine when it is offered to them. The latest campaign aims to encourage younger people to take the vaccine and follow the latest Government guidelines to help break the chain of transmission. In Lancashire and South Cumbria, those aged […]

New COVID-19 cases in Cumbria remained low in week ending 28 May with just 40 new cases recorded, compared to 39 in the previous week. The latest weekly COVID-19 situation report can be found at www.cumbria.gov.uk/stopthespread “Thankfully, COVID infections in Cumbria remain very low, which is fantastic. However, there’s still more than a week to go before the […]

The care of patients with eye problems is being vastly enhanced by a £90,000 investment in new diagnostic equipment at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT). A state-of-the-art ‘Optos’ imaging machine has been purchased by the Trust to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients from across North Lancashire and South Cumbria […]

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and residents of Morecambe Bay are being urged not to delay contacting their GP about concerning symptoms. Bowel Cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer with more than 16,000 people dying from the disease every year. Bowel cancer is treatable and curable, especially if diagnosed early. Nearly everyone […]