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  • 11 January 2022
    • Bay Health and Care Partners

    A new drive-through COVID-19 vaccine clinic is opening at Ewood Park this week giving local residents the chance to score their hat-trick of COVID jabs at the home of Blackburn Rovers!

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  • 11 January 2022
    • Bay Health and Care Partners

    More people in Lancashire and South Cumbria can now get a COVID-19 vaccine from the comfort of their own homes.

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  • 4 January 2022
    • Bay Health and Care Partners

    Welcome to the seventh edition of our Bay Health and Care Partners (BHCP) newsletter where we will update you every month on the collaborative work that is taking place in Morecambe Bay’s Place-Based Partnership and the outcomes and benefits for communities.

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  • 3 January 2022
    • Quality and safety
    • Colleague health and wellbeing
    • Furness General Hospital
    • Royal Lancaster Infirmary
    • Westmorland General Hospital
    • Millom Hospital
    • Queen Victoria Hospital
    • Ulverston Health Centre
    • Community services
    • Bay Health and Care Partners

    We are running at extremely high levels of occupancy and like a number of other hospitals across the country, we are seeing huge rise in demands for our services at the moment. Attendances at A&E are rising; there are ongoing challenges in discharging patients who are well enough to leave hospital, and we are seeing an increase in staff sickness - all of which leads to longer waits than we would like for patients to be seen and admitted.

    Because of these pressures, the Trust has taken the decision to escalate to its highest level of internal incident which allows us to be able to take additional steps to maintain safe services for our patients and help us cope with the growing pressures.

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  • 31 December 2021
    • Furness General Hospital
    • Royal Lancaster Infirmary
    • Westmorland General Hospital

    Due to the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases in the local community, visiting at hospitals run by UHMBT has been suspended with immediate effect and until further notice.

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  • 24 December 2021
    • Quality and safety
    • Colleague health and wellbeing

    Do you know someone who is a retired nurse, therapist or support worker or a social care worker who has either clinical or care experience, who could help our Hospital Home Care Service? 

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  • 24 December 2021
    • Quality and safety
    • Colleague health and wellbeing

    A special event was held to recognise the achievements of a group of Registered Nurse Degree Apprentices (RNDAs) from UHMBT and Risedale Nursing Homes in Barrow.

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  • 23 December 2021
    • Quality and safety
    • Furness General Hospital
    • Community services

    Parish Nurse, Ruth McDonald, has been awarded the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse by community nursing charity, the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI).

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  • 22 December 2021
    • Quality and safety

    A new test for prostate cancer could be “pivotal” in providing more accurate diagnosis, easing the suffering of patients and saving lives, according to the team behind the innovative research.

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  • 21 December 2021

    We produce a newsletter every quarter to update our Members about everything that’s happening across the Trust.

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