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John Pye

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John Pye

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Health

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The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria is marking World Asthma Day this year by highlighting the help available to manage this common long-term health condition. The global awareness day on Tuesday 2 May is an opportunity to educate children and young people about the symptoms and triggers of asthma and how to keep it […]

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has announced that strike action will take place from 8pm on Sunday 30 April to 11.59pm on Monday 1 May 2023. The strike will involve nurses in all departments, including emergency departments, intensive care units and cancer services, which will affect services run by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

Caring staff at a homecare provider are volunteering in their own time to help people who have a medical emergency. Sarah Croasdell, a full-time senior co-ordinator/administrator at Westmorland Homecare in Kendal, has trained to become a Community First Responder. And Dr Chris Moss, one of the directors of the company, is a volunteer with BEEP […]

People living across Lancashire and South Cumbria have been urged to get repeat prescription orders in early to avoid being without vital medication during the coming month which will see three bank holidays as well as nurses on strike. This year, in addition to the Early May Bank Holiday (1 May) and Spring Bank Holiday […]

Residents of Lancashire and South Cumbria will be able to book their spring COVID-19 booster this week. The NHS has kicked off the next phase of its vaccination programme with a spring campaign to protect the most vulnerable, starting in care homes. Those living in care homes are being prioritised and have begun to receive […]

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has launched a new Admiral Nurse service in partnership with Dementia UK, the specialist dementia nursing charity, to support families affected by dementia in Morecambe Bay. Dianne Smith, Dementia Matron for UHMBT based at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), is now a Consultant Admiral Nurse, and […]

After the decision by Royal Voluntary Service to close the café in the Day Hospital today Friday (17th March) at the Westmorland General Kendal from Monday (20th March) a new Westmorland Cafe Opens , Run by Hospital Volunteers in partnership with the UHMBT catering department. The cafe will be open Monday to Friday from 8:30 […]

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) is one step closer to providing critical care 24/7 in Cumbria after expanding its all-night rapid response vehicle service to four nights a week. GNAAS initially launched their night-time service in the region in May 2021, covering Friday and Saturday nights from 8pm to 8am, when the charity’s […]

Highly dedicated and caring staff from our Trust were honoured in the first ever UHMBT Patient Safety Awards. Winners of the UHMBT Patient Safety Awards were delighted to receive recognition and thanks for their hard work at an awards ceremony at The Villa in Levens near Kendal on Friday 17 February. The awards ceremony was […]

North West ambulance leaders are once again reminding the public of another round of industrial action affecting the service. GMB members will strike for 24 hours on Monday, 20 February. This will mean fewer ambulances on the road and fewer call handlers answering 999 calls. In addition, ambulance dispatchers and drivers in our Patient Transport Service […]