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  • Celebrate our shared achievements in 2017-18

    10th December 2018

    Welcome to our joint SCN and Clinical Senates' annual report for 2017-18. We’re delighted to celebrate our shared achievements and are proud of the ongoing contribution our team and partners are making across the North West ...
  • Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Mother and Baby Unit opens its doors

    23rd November 2018

    Lancashire and Cumbria’s new specialist inpatient Mother and Baby Unit (MBU) officially opened its doors on 30th October at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital. Before the new unit was developed, the nearest facility was at Wythenshawe in Manchester ...
  • NHS England team review progress of new specialist community perinatal mental health service

    23rd November 2018

    Last month Camilla Rosen and Giles Berrisford from NHS England’s national perinatal mental health team visited Lancashire to look at progress on the new specialist community perinatal mental health service ...
  • Perinatal Mental Health Strategy 2018-2021

    21st November 2018

    The SCN’s Perinatal Mental Health Network is pleased to announce the publication of our Perinatal Mental Health Strategy 2018 – 2021, developed in collaboration with our partners across the North West Coast ...
  • Transforming Diabetes treatment, care and prevention

    19th November 2018

    Over 80 delegates attended our recent Diabetes Treatment, Care and Prevention event including patients, clinicians, carers, commissioners, third sector representatives and the diabetes national and regional teams ...
  • World Diabetes Day – championing the role of the family

    19th November 2018

    This year, the World Diabetes Day campaign aimed in particular to raise awareness of the impact diabetes has on the family and promoting the role of the family in the management, care, prevention and education of the condition ...
  • People bereaved by suicide - opportunity to inform service improvements

    17th October 2018

    The Mental Health Network is looking for people in Lancashire and South Cumbria who have been bereaved by suicide to take part in a series of evening workshops in November to help inform support service improvements ...
  • Specialist PMH Mother and Baby Unit opens this month

    17th October 2018

    Cumbria and Lancashire's new specialist Mother and Baby Unit will open its doors for the first time on 30th October at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital ...
  • Macmillan’s World Biggest Coffee Morning

    16th October 2018

    Our joint coffee morning with the Innovation Agency on 28th September raised £150 in support of Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning, while also raising awareness amongst colleagues of signs and symptoms
  • Surprise celebration for Jan Vaughan’s 60th

    24th September 2018

    North West Coast SCN associate director Jan Vaughan was treated to a surprise celebration last week in honour of her 60th birthday. All the team came together to celebrate with a traditional afternoon tea ...