Chairman's Comments

19.01.2016

Robotic surgery for Prostate Cancer – Comment from Mike Wedgeworth

Mike Wedgeworth, Interim Chairman

“In a week when three celebrities have died of cancer, it is not surprising that many of us worry about what seems the relentless march of the disease. But treatments are improving all the time….

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01.12.2015

Where does Social Care stand today? – Comment from Mike Wedgeworth

Mike Wedgeworth, Interim Chairman

The  Chancellor says spending on  Social care will increase in real terms by 2020. But the chairman of the Local Government Association says there will be a funding gap of £700 million. Presumably they can’t…

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09.11.2015

A Tsunami Heading for Social Care – Comment from Mike Wedgeworth

Mike Wedgeworth, Interim Chairman

News that a national care home provider, with eight homes in Lancashire, is facing a cash crisis is one more indication that the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement could be disastrous for social care. Four Seasons Health…

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09.11.2015

Right Track, Right Speed, Right Destination – comment from Gill Brown, CEO

Gill Brown, Chief Executive

Lancashire’s health and social care services have been working together within the constraints of a national model known as ‘Building The Right Support’ to ensure that future services for people in Lancashire with learning disabilities will…

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