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Have your say on NHS policies

Published on September 13, 2018 at 4:13 pm

NHS East Lancashire and NHS Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are working in partnership with the other six CCGs in Lancashire and South Cumbria to review clinical policies across the region.

The eight CCGs across Lancashire and South Cumbria have all agreed that there is a need to review their policies to: ensure a consistent and fair approach across the region; update current policies in accordance with National Guidelines and best clinical practice and to make sure it is using its limited resources to maximum effect.

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Summer holidays don’t have to spell unhealthy habits

Published on August 9, 2018 at 9:47 am

The school summer holidays are a chance to relax, sleep in and enjoy a break from homework but it’s best to maintain some routines to stay healthy and avoid a ‘shock to the system’ come September.

Dr Preeti Shukla, Clinical Lead,  said:

Routines such as regular bedtimes and mealtimes are important for keeping your children on the right learning path.

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Be stroke aware during May

Published on May 2, 2018 at 2:46 pm

People are being urged to think FAST to help limit the damage caused by a stroke.

Someone in the UK has a stroke every five minutes – that’s 100,000 people a year who could be left with serious long-term health problems or even die.

But acting quickly could help limit the damage which is why NHS East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is urging people to know the signs to look for during Action on Stroke Month.

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