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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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  • Message following the death of Her Majesty The Queen

    8th September 2022

    We are saddened to hear the news of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen.

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  • New mental health unit opens in Kendal

    31st August 2022

    Today, we are set to open our doors to a newly refurbished 12-bedded ward based in the heart of South Cumbria. A full overhaul of Kentmere ward, based at Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal has now been completed and is open for service users.

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  • Associate Chief Nurse Shortlisted for National Award

    30th August 2022

    Paul Jebb, our Associate Chief Nurse, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national industry award – the Nursing Times Workforce Awards.

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  • Large Gold award for Grow Your Own at Southport Flower Show

    25th August 2022

    A team of our patients and staff have gone for gold, taking home a top prize at Southport Flower Show.

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  • Delight for Blackburn East District Nursing Team following national award win

    18th August 2022

    We are celebrating after our Blackburn East District Nursing Team won a Cavell Star Award for going above and beyond for their patients. The Cavell Star Awards, launched by The Cavell Nurses’ Trust in 2018, celebrate and honour nurses, midwives, nursing associates and healthcare assistants who show exceptional care to their patients, patient families’ and colleagues.

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  • CEO Caroline Donovan announces plans to retire next year

    17th August 2022

    Caroline Donovan, Chief Executive Officer at Lancashire and South Cumbria Foundation Trust is today announcing her plans to retire next year following a long and successful career in the NHS.

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  • Doctor Abhi’s art project for South Asian Heritage Month

    15th August 2022

    Medical Director Abhi Goli leads clinicians in our specialist services across Lancashire and South Cumbria, but in his spare time he’s also a talented artist!

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  • Experience and Engagement team shortlisted for PEN National Awards

    11th August 2022

    We are delighted to announce that our Experience and Engagement team has made the finals of the Patient Experience Network (PEN) National Awards 2022 in the Team of the Year category.

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  • More award nominations for LSCft

    8th August 2022

    We are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted six times at this year’s HSJ Awards, recognising our outstanding contribution to healthcare and earning the opportunity to showcase our achievements on a national platform.

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  • Welcoming our Latest Addition to the Harbour

    5th August 2022

    The trust has extended its team with its latest recruit – Minnie – a pet therapy dog.

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  • Apprentices recognised as we celebrate key milestones following workforce investment

    5th August 2022

    We are recognising the ‘invaluable contribution’ of apprentices while celebrating key successes in our recruitment and development of apprentice workers.

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