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GPs sign up to improve cancer awareness and diagnosis.

As partners in the Pennine Lancashire CANCER-CARE partnership,  we are delighted that hundreds of GPs and their practices have signed up to improve cancer awareness and diagnosis.  

Patient power improves services

Local patients have recently joined forces with doctors and nurses to improve health care services in Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire. 

Burnley Patients with Lung Conditions can Breathe Easy

Patients with COPD or Lung conditions in the Burnley area can now Breathe Easy following the launch of a new group supported by the British Lung Foundation, NHS East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Burnley Football Club.

Nurse and Midwife Revalidation

All nurses and midwives will have to revalidate to maintain their registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Taking effect from April 2016, revalidation is straightforward and will help nurses and midwives demonstrate that they practise safely and effectively. The new process replaces the current requirements and nurses and midwives will have to revalidate every three years when they renew their place on the register.