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Campaign launches to encourage talking to save lives

Campaign launches to encourage talking to save lives

Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS) has this week launched a suicide prevention campaign encouraging residents to “keep talking” throughout the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic. The ICS is concerned that people’s mental health will be adversely affected in Lancashire…
<span class="caps">AMPARO</span> — Support following suicide

AMPARO — Support following suicide

Amparo means ‘shelter’ or ‘safe haven’ in Spanish and provides support for anyone affected by suicide. Support can be provided one-to-one, to family groups, groups of colleagues or peers – whatever is preferred by you and is most appropriate to…
Ramadan advice during Covid-19

Ramadan advice during Covid-19

Ramadan is fast approaching and we appeal to all the Muslim community to please continue to stay at home and do not attend mosques or congregational places of worship. The special Taraveeh prayers as well as all namaz prayers to…
Advice for parents/carers of children

Advice for parents/carers of children

Concerns have been raised by paediatric colleagues across the country that the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) emergency could be causing children more harm. In reality more children present with sepis than COVID but because the symptoms of sepsis (a life-threatening reaction…
Appeal to businesses to donate unwanted <span class="caps">PPE</span>

Appeal to businesses to donate unwanted PPE

Local businesses are being asked to donate unwanted stocks of personal, protective equipment (PPE) to the NHS for frontline staff to use. The East Lancashire CCG is appealing to businesses that have stocks of PPE that they aren’t currently using…
Maternity — reduced fetal movement

Maternity — reduced fetal movement

“If you are concerned about your baby’s movements please don’t delay calling the midwifery team because of COVID-19”   Do not be tempted to use a home doppler to check on the health of your baby at home. Even if…