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Afternoon Delight

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Afternoon Delight

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Health

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As the country prepares for easing of lockdown restrictions from next Monday, the number of new COVID-19 infections in Cumbria dropped to 114 in week ending 19 March, a 17% reduction on the previous week. Overall Cumbria recorded 23 new cases per 100,000 population, compared to a national average of 55 per 100,000. The overall […]

Two teams that have been providing mental health support to children within education settings have been praised for breaking down barriers and providing vital support. In 2019 Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced that it had been successful in a bid to be awarded funding for a joint initiative by NHS England and DfE […]

Local health leaders express their gratitude to residents around Morecambe Bay marking a year of difficulty for the country. Throughout the pandemic members of the public have been supporting local health services by following the guidance, being understanding as significant changes were made to how services were delivered, clapping on their doorsteps and making heartfelt […]

The Clinical Lead in Organ Donation at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has been honoured for her dedication to organ donation and transplantation. Dr Vera Gotz, who is also a Consultant in Acute and Intensive Care Medicine at UHMBT, is delighted to have been ‘Highly Commended Runner Up’ in the annual […]

Colin Cox, Cumbria’s Director of Public Health, has reacted to news that some countries have paused use of the Oxford/Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine in response to concerns about blood clotting. He said: “The decision of a number of countries to suspend use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is baffling. There have been 37 reports of blood […]

An urgent recruitment drive has been launched across Cumbria for adult care workers to help care for the most vulnerable people at home and in care homes.  The Care Hero Campaign – which originally launched in April 2020 at the peak of the first Covid-19 wave – highlights the staffing crisis currently faced by the […]

No Smoking Day 2021 takes place today (Wednesday 10th March) and Blackpool residents are being encouraged to use it as an opportunity to go smoke-free for the long term. This year’s message for No Smoking Day is that quitting smoking doesn’t have to be stressful. With worry and concern for our health on the rise […]

Naomi Turner and Helen Duncan from the North Lancashire Community Respiratory Team at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) will appear in a film that will be premiered as part of this year’s Lancaster Litfest’s 2021 digital festival. The short film is one of six shot by Kyle McKenzie, an emerging Lancaster-based […]

Lancashire County Council and other social care providers will be able to welcome more people back to adult day services from Monday 8 March. The services, which provide daytime support for adults with physical and learning disabilities and older people, have been open for very limited numbers of people since early January because of the […]

Rigney Bank Ballet School in Milnthorpe have committed themselves to keeping young students occupied and staying healthy through lockdown. This is through the medium of dance carried out via Zoom calls, and the students are dancing in their kitchens or bedrooms.  This is not only helping students stay healthy but is helping them to stay connected […]