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  • Read our new 'Shine' magazine

    12th October 2022

    Today (12 October) marks the launch of our brand-new Shine magazine for our staff, our partners, members, service users and anyone who is interested in the work of our mental and physical health services.

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  • Promoting staff wellbeing

    12th October 2022

    Staff from the Adult Learning Disability Team were invited to prioritise and focus on their own mental wellbeing at their very first dedicated wellbeing day.

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  • Make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority

    10th October 2022

    World Mental Health Day is recognised on 10 October and this year’s theme, set by the World Federation for Mental Health, is 'make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority'.

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  • Our Shining Stars

    7th October 2022

    A lifesaving off duty doctor, community mental health teams and a brain injury specialist were among hundreds of people working for the Trust who came together for a starry afternoon of celebration to recognise their achievements.

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  • You’ve got what it takes to quit this Stoptober

    1st October 2022

    Lancashire’s specialist stop smoking service, Quit Squad, is encouraging smokers across the county to quit cigarettes in Stoptober.

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  • Stories can inspire change

    30th September 2022

    The Patient Experience and Engagement team are delighted to have been named runner-up at the recent National Service User Awards.

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  • New Interim Chief Executive for LSCft

    30th September 2022

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Oliver as our new Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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  • BBC Panorama

    29th September 2022

    Following the BBC Panorama programme about the Edenfield Centre in Prestwich, if you, or someone you care for, have been affected by the issues raised in the programme, please do not hesitate to contact PALS on 0800 234 6088, 01772 676 028 or pals@lscft.nhs.uk

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  • Spreading positivity through art

    28th September 2022

    A local artist has used her own past experiences and creativity to spread inspirational messages at a mental health ward in Blackburn. Rachel Jackson is a mural artist dedicated to supporting mental health charities and Rachel visited the Trust's Calder Ward at Pendleview located at the Royal Blackburn Hospital.

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  • Supporting Lancashire and South Cumbria Students

    24th September 2022

    With over 680,000 students starting their university studies this month, we are reminding students that mental health support is available for them.

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  • People's Choice Award 2022

    21st September 2022

    Voting is now open for our People’s Choice Award at our annual Time to Shine Awards. This award will recognise those individuals who have been recognised by their peers as "Shining Stars" who have gone the extra mile or via our weekly staff recognition scheme.

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  • World Suicide Prevention Day

    10th September 2022

    We are encouraging people to talk in support of World Suicide Prevention Day on Saturday, September 10th. An estimated 18 people a day in the UK take their own life and for every suicide there are likely 20 other people making a suicide attempt, and many more have thoughts of serious self-harm.

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