Higher number of Covid patients impacting on NHS services in Lancashire and South Cumbria

Health leaders have highlighted that there are currently 244 hospital beds occupied by confirmed COVID-19 patients this week. Of these, 239 patients are occupying acute medical meds, with the remaining 5 occupying critical care beds. The best way for the public to protect themselves against COVID-19 is to have the autumn booster vaccine if they… Continue reading Higher number of Covid patients impacting on NHS services in Lancashire and South Cumbria


More than 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine spring boosters have now been delivered across Lancashire and South Cumbria

The biggest and fastest vaccination programme in NHS history moved on to its next phase by beginning the delivery of the spring booster last month. Those who are eligible for spring boosters include care home residents, people who are aged 75 and over and those who are immunosuppressed aged 12 and over. In line with… Continue reading More than 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine spring boosters have now been delivered across Lancashire and South Cumbria


COVID-19 vaccination programme reaches latest milestone with Easter bookings available in Lancashire and South Cumbria

Health officials in Lancashire and South Cumbria are reminding residents to get their COVID-19 vaccine over the Easter period as the biggest and fastest vaccination drive in NHS history reaches another milestone. In Lancashire and South Cumbria, over one in three who are eligible – more than 72,000 people – have already received their Spring… Continue reading COVID-19 vaccination programme reaches latest milestone with Easter bookings available in Lancashire and South Cumbria


Thousands of Lancashire and South Cumbria children to get COVID-19 vaccine as NHS bookings open

The parents and carers of more than 145,000 children aged five to 11 in Lancashire and South Cumbria can now book a COVID-19 vaccination, with appointments available from today (Monday 4 April 2022). The National Booking Service is now open and allowing the parents of children who are between five and 11 to book their… Continue reading Thousands of Lancashire and South Cumbria children to get COVID-19 vaccine as NHS bookings open


Cabinet Member sends message of thanks to Cumbria’s COVID-19 testing heroes

Cumbria County Council’s Cabinet Member for Public Health and Community Services has issued a message of thanks to everyone involved in COVID-19 testing in the county since the pandemic began two years ago. The message comes as free COVID-19 testing is set to end across the UK from Thursday 31 March – with many COVID-19… Continue reading Cabinet Member sends message of thanks to Cumbria’s COVID-19 testing heroes


Mental Health Trust urges people to use its services in wake of new variant

  Specialist mental health staff at Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCft) are encouraging people across Lancashire and South Cumbria to access its range of mental health services, as many face an uncertain Christmas. With news of the spread of the Omicron variant and the ongoing effects of the pandemic, LSCft has seen a rise… Continue reading Mental Health Trust urges people to use its services in wake of new variant


Cumbria Womens Centre – Supporting Women during COVID19 Pandemic

CUMBRIA WOMEN’S CENTRES – SUCCESSFULLY SUPPORTING WOMEN DURING THE COVID19 PANDEMIC Cumbria Women’s Centre network are continuing to provide critical help to women across the county since the start of the pandemic, with specifically adapted and tailored services around the needs of local women and support groups. Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall comments: “We… Continue reading Cumbria Womens Centre – Supporting Women during COVID19 Pandemic


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