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  • Take your mental health forward when the clocks go back

    29th October 2023

    We are encouraging staff, service users and the public to speak up, talk to friends, family and ask for support as the clocks go back this weekend.

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  • “My own experiences allow me to help others on their addiction recovery journeys”

    26th October 2023

    The Mayor of Preston visited Community Roots on 26 October to welcome their newest partnership with the Breakthrough Recovery Chorley Group.

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  • New Chief Nurse appointed

    24th October 2023

    We are pleased to announce that Oliver Soriano has been appointed as the Trust’s Chief Nurse.

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  • Trust statement following the inquest of Brendan (Bren) McFarlane:

    20th October 2023

    Chris Oliver, Chief Executive Officer of Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust, said, “Firstly, I’d like to offer my personal condolences on behalf of the Trust to Bren’s family for their loss. Our thoughts remain with Bren’s family and friends. 

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  • Governor elections: A governor’s perspective

    11th October 2023

    “I wanted to do something in the community and I have found it very rewarding” - That’s the message from one of our lead governors Dave Hargreaves about what he enjoys about the role, to mark reaching half way through elections to find 14 new governors.

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  • Trust wins at Multicultural Apprenticeship Awards

    11th October 2023

    We are the proud winner of the Employer of the Year in Health, Medical and Social Care category at the recent Multicultural Apprenticeship Awards.

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  • Mental health is a universal human right

    10th October 2023

    World Mental Health Day is recognised on 10 October and this year’s theme, set by the World Federation for Mental Health, is 'mental health is a universal human right.

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  • Black History Month

    26th September 2023

    Black History Month is a momentous occasion to recognise and celebrate the invaluable contributions of black people to British society. It also serves as an opportunity to inspire and empower future generations.

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  • People’s Choice Award 2023

    25th September 2023

    The voting is now open for our People’s Choice Award which will be announced at our annual Time to Shine Awards. This award will recognise individuals who have been recognised by their peers as "Shining Stars" who have gone the extra mile.

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  • Partnership brings new signposting tool to local people

    21st September 2023

    The Trust has selected Chasing the Stigma’s Hub of Hope to become our new signposting tool, directing people to life-changing and even lifesaving support.

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  • Trust pledges to ‘step into health’ for veterans

    21st September 2023

    We are continuing our pledge to support armed forces veterans and their families looking for a career in the NHS.

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  • New way to access mental health services in Fylde

    20th September 2023

    Fylde Coast residents requiring mental health support will now be able to call the Initial Response Service (IRS) after a helpline number has officially gone live in the area.

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