The battle to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Cumbria is being boosted by the roll-out of the first phase of COVID-19 Lateral Flow Community Testing Sites around the county. Adhering to current lockdown and Government guidance, Cumbria County Council have announced that several lateral flow testing sites are now available to the public. Currently, […]
A Blackpool man who spent 84 days in hospital with Covid has praised the “world class’’ NHS teams who helped him return home. For Mr Tushar Das, the opportunity to continue his rehabilitation at home after falling ill with Covid-19 was a welcome return. Tushar had spent almost three months in Blackpool Victoria Hospital, including […]
There are now eight Primary Care Networks (PCNs), three hospital vaccination hubs and three large vaccination sites across Morecambe Bay delivering the COVID-19 vaccine. The PCNs, which are groups of GP practices working together in local areas, are delivering the vaccine from nine locations and, along with the three hospital hubs and three large vaccination […]
A mental health resource book has been launched to help children, parents, carers and professionals to cope with the changes and emotions children may be feeling during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. Living in Lockdown – Our Children Remember is a project by Furness Education and Skills Partnership (FESP), supported by local schools, Barrow Integrated Care Community […]
Alex Staniforth from Mind over Mountains chats to Emily on this Mental Health Week.
John chats to Micheal Cassells from Every Life Matters on how the charity has secured funding to distribute the magazine around the South Lakes.
John chats to Hilary Croft, CEO of Coeliac UK, about the Coeliac UK’s Gluten-Free Community Week 11th May – 18th.
Glenys Marriott chats to John about Headway South Cumbria, which was established in 2012 and has been growing ever since.
Maddie from The Lighthouse, a mental health charity based in Kendal, explains what is happening during the coronavirus pandemic. The charity is looking for volunteers to create a remote befriending service ‘Beacon’ to provide 1-to-1 mental health peer support for local people.
Lewis chats to Gillian Day from UHMBT about Step Into Health, which connects employers in the NHS to people in the Armed Forces community to provide career and development opportunities in the NHS.