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Mental health and wellbeing plan: Improving everyone’s mental health today

April 21, 2022

The department of Health and Social Care has this month, opened a consultation regarding mental health and wellbeing in England. … Read more

What medical support are you entitled to if you’re new to the UK?

April 19, 2022

Healthwatch England recently released a help guide to help all those who have recently moved to the UK.    For … Read more

Health Services in Lancashire over Easter

April 12, 2022

With Easter approaching Lancashire and South Cumbria Health and Care Partnership are encouraging people to plan early for ordering their … Read more

Our team is growing: come and join us

March 15, 2022

  After a busy year, the Healthwatch Lancashire team is growing. Are you looking for a new opportunity? How about … Read more

Lung Health Checks in Lancashire, Blackpool, and Blackburn and Darwin

February 10, 2022

The Lancashire and South Cumbria Targeted Lung Health Checks programme was launched in the summer of 2021 to offer free, … Read more


Tell us about Lancashire’s pharmacies: take part in your local Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment

January 18, 2022

  We are working with colleagues from health, care and the local council to hear from local people about your … Read more

Healthwatch Network Awards 2021: Shortlist

November 1, 2021

Every year Healthwatch England celebrates the hard work done by Healthwatch’s across the country through the ‘Healthwatch Network Awards’. Awards … Read more

Healthwatch Together launches New Hospitals Programme roadshows

October 6, 2021

A series of events in communities across Lancashire and South Cumbria, Healthwatch Together’s roadshows allow local people to find out … Read more

Morecambe Bay doctors ask for the public’s support as they work through their busiest period

September 25, 2021

An update from the Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group General practice staff are asking for patience and support as they … Read more

A look at mental health and community services: a new report

August 2, 2021

One of the core roles of Healthwatch Lancashire is to champion the views of local people who access health and … Read more

Introducing our new Director of Healthwatch Lancashire

July 22, 2021

We are pleased to introduce our new Director of Healthwatch Lancashire, Kerry Prescott. Kerry has been working for the last … Read more

Preston Windrush Health Group share their experiences of racism and its impact on mental health

July 22, 2021

Healthwatch Lancashire has published a landmark report highlighting the experiences of the Windrush Health Group in Preston and how systemic … Read more

People working in care homes required to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated

July 19, 2021

The care and nursing home sector delivers a crucial service, supporting those who need residential or nursing care in a … Read more

Healthy Habits: National Childhood Obesity Week

July 12, 2021

Obesity is one of the most serious health epidemics facing our society today with 1 in 3 children currently overweight or obese in the UK.  If your … Read more

Using digital technology could help deliver better care

May 27, 2021

Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Cumbria were recently commissioned to co-facilitate two workshops to help understand the views of people accessing … Read more

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