People who cannot work from home and still need to travel to their place of work are now able to get regular rapid Covid-19 tests at testing sites across Lancashire. A similar service is also being offered to people who can’t work from home in Cumbria. The aim of the regular testing is to help […]
North Lancashire and South Cumbria Breast Screening Programme will be launching a brand new mobile screening unit, which is fully required with a lift for easy access. The programme can now welcome women onto their new mobile, which opens for business on Tuesday 2nd March at ASDA car park on Ovangle Road in Lancaster. The […]
Paul Pennington speaks to experts about a conditions as well as tips on health and wellbeing.
Doctors at a leading cardiac centre are urging people to recognise the signs of a heart attack so they don’t miss out on potentially life saving treatment. Dr Billal Patel, consultant cardiologist at the Lancashire Cardiac Centre based at Blackpool Victoria Hospital believes a significant number of heart attack cases are going untreated as patients […]
Essential workers who can’t work from home now have more ways to access COVID-19 Rapid Result Lateral Flow testing, with eleven new sites now open in Cumbria. The news follows five testing sites opening last week in Kendal, Millom, Carlisle, Penrith and Aspatria. This week, six new sites have been opened in Milnthorpe, Sedbergh, Barrow […]
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.