Trailblazing project offers better care for older people with mental health needs

  An innovative mental health care solution is being tested in some parts of Lancashire and South Cumbria to empower older people with mental health needs to regain their independence and quality of life. Mental health hospital patients who are ready for discharge will be moved to and supported in a community setting, where they… Continue reading Trailblazing project offers better care for older people with mental health needs


Barrow & Furness MP submits nominations for Parliamentary NHS Awards

The local MP for Barrow and Furness, Simon Fell, has announced the local health and care workers he has nominated for the national Parliamentary NHS awards. The NHS Parliamentary Awards launched in 2018 to celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday and recognise the outstanding contribution of staff, volunteers and others working in the health and care sector.… Continue reading Barrow & Furness MP submits nominations for Parliamentary NHS Awards


Ex-Premier League Footballer opens up about problem gambling

EX-PREMIER LEAGUE FOOTBALLER OPENS UP ABOUT PROBLEM GAMBLING Former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle has opened up about his relationship with gambling in a bid to help others deal with similar problems. The 42-year-old is supporting the latest phase of Lancashire and South Cumbria Health and Care Partnership’s Let’s Keep Talking campaign which focuses on… Continue reading Ex-Premier League Footballer opens up about problem gambling


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


SAFA Cumbria launches “Self-Care Toolbox” of resources to support mental health and wellbeing across Cumbria

On Thursday 08 April 2021 SAFA Cumbria will launch a ‘Self-Care Toolbox’ of resources to support mental health and wellbeing across Cumbria. The Toolbox is an innovative, digital initiative which has been developed in collaboration with individuals, communities and organisations across Cumbria. It has the potential to put the county in a strong position to… Continue reading SAFA Cumbria launches “Self-Care Toolbox” of resources to support mental health and wellbeing across Cumbria


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