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  • 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 ...
  • Introducing new faces at the SCN

    22nd August 2018

    We’re pleased to introduce you to the new members who’ve recently joined our Diabetes, Maternity and Perinatal Mental Health, and Mental Health and Dementia teams, as well as a new Data Analyst ...
  • Patients and the public making a difference to our work

    20th August 2018

    We can’t over-emphasise how important and invaluable the support we receive from our People’s Voice members is. Many patients and members of the public give their time freely and voluntarily to help make a difference ...
  • Paul is a fire-fighting hero

    19th July 2018

    Paul Farman has been out all hours day and night tackling the serious moorland blaze at Winter Hill, labelled ‘the biggest natural disaster for decades’. What's remarkable is that Paul gave up his time to do this, working around his day job as an estate agency sales negotiator ...
  • Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

    18th July 2018

    Our teams in Cheshire & Merseyside and Lancashire & South Cumbria have been enthusiastically joining in with events and activities to celebrate the NHS in its 70th year and raised £130 for the UK Sepsis Fund ...
  • Website move - visit us in our new space on the NHS England website

    25th June 2018

    On 1st June this year, the North West Coast SCN’s new web pages went live on the NHS England website. You can now find us in the North region’s section of the NHS England site ...