28.03.2018

So what? Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Blackpool highlight the impact of their work

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Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Blackpool have published a new report that shows how the voice of the public makes a difference to health and social care services, influences change and creates improvement. The ‘So What?’ report…

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28.02.2018

NHS Clinical Commissioners and NHS England have launched a public consultation on reducing prescribing of over-the-counter medicines

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NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) and NHS England have launched a public consultation on reducing prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for 33 minor, short-term health concerns. In the year prior to June 2017, the NHS spent approximately £569 million on prescriptions…

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27.02.2018

CQC inspectors publish two reports on health and social care services in Blackpool

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In the past week the Car Quality Commission (CQC) has published two adult social care services reports has been published across Blackpool that have been inspected under its new approach. Following recent inspections, one service…

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21.02.2018

Public meetings arranged to discuss proposed changes to NHS assisted conception policy

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People living on the Fylde coast can share their views on proposed changes to the NHS assisted conception services in the area. The draft policy has been developed as part of work to standardise some…

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