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A COVID-19 vaccine clinic has been set up on campus at Lancaster University to encourage younger people to get vaccinated. Lancaster Medical Practice (LMP) are holding COVID-19 vaccine clinics in the basement of the library at Lancaster University to encourage more students to take up the offer of a vaccine. First and second doses as […]

This Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (17-23 January 2022), people in Lancashire and South Cumbria are urged to book their cervical screening appointments. Infection control measures are in place to protect patients and ensure screening appointments continue. The Cancer Director for Lancashire and South Cumbria is encouraging women and people with a cervix to attend screening […]

Cumbria’s Director of Public Health, Colin Cox believes the county has reached the peak of the current wave despite the number of new cases remaining high in the latest figures. In the week ending Friday 7 January, 11,575 new cases were recorded – an increase of 1,055 or 10% compared to the week previous (10,520 […]

If you’re looking for a way of beating those January blues, spaces are still available on the Mindfulness workshops run by Cumbria County Council’s Adult Learning service. With cold, dark days and a stretch to pay day, January can be a bit of a struggle.  It can also be a month of optimism – with […]

More people in Lancashire and South Cumbria can now get a COVID-19 vaccine from the comfort of their own homes. The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria is launching the initiative today (Tuesday 11th January) so that anyone who is shielding or doesn’t feel comfortable using the existing vaccine services can now book to be […]

Thousands of adults will benefit from a new weight management programme launched across Cumbria to help them achieve a healthy weight and develop healthier habits. Launched this week, the Oviva Weight Management Programme will offer free support to adults in the county who are overweight. Once people have signed up, they will be matched with […]

Health professionals across South Cumbria, North and Fylde Coast are helping to highlight the benefits of taking part in Dry January, which include improving health, losing weight, and saving money. Dry January is an annual event run by charity Alcohol Change UK, which challenges people to stop drinking alcohol for one month. More than four […]

A woman with an outstanding track record in leading staff to support vulnerable people has been appointed to run Cumbria Alcohol and Drugs Advisory Service’s operation in the south and east of the county. Gail Jenson’s career has included posts in charity, education and the public sector – all making a positive difference to people’s […]

A bogus social media post encouraging people to apply for Omicron Covid-19 tests is one of the scams doing the rounds in Lancashire this month.The county council’s Trading Standards team has received reports of the posts, which ask people to ‘Apply now for an Omicron PCR test to avoid restrictions’. There is no NHS test […]

A case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been confirmed in the Lancaster area.UK Health Security Agency is working with Lancashire County Council’s public health team and Lancaster City Council to identify contacts of the individual, who is self-isolating.All contacts of the individual will be followed up and requested to isolate and get tested […]