‘Supporting Together’ a specialist Home Care Consortium

Published on October 20, 2017 at 8:34 am

Sharing policies, procedures and expertise, working collaboratively and providing an excellent service for Home Care Clients

Enhanced Health in Care Homes (EHCH), part of East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group are proud to announce a national first as a number of their Home Care service providers have joined together to form ‘Supporting Together’, a specialist Home Care Consortium.

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New blog: Why I love walking

Published on June 28, 2017 at 11:57 am

By Councillor Mustafa Desai, the Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care for Blackburn with Darwen Council

We are currently going through very challenging times with huge pressures on our health and social care systems. The problems are not going to go away anytime soon and there are no easy solutions but if we all take it upon ourselves to do our little bit, although the impact may not be immediate, there are most certainly long term benefits to be realised. 

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Pennine Lancashire celebrates Patient Participation Groups

Published on June 14, 2017 at 9:55 am

NHS Blackburn with Darwen and NHS East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are supporting National Patient Participation Week, which runs from June 19-24 2017.

The aim of the awareness week is to promote patient participation groups and the valuable work they undertake.

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New case study: GP Practices and social media

Published on December 19, 2016 at 10:52 am

Digital technology is essential to helping people stay well and improving health and care services.

In this interview, Practice Manager at Pendle View Medical Centre,  why her practice is using Facebook and how it benefits their patients.



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ORCHA set to benefit patients and clinicians

Published on December 16, 2016 at 10:08 am

The ORCHA platform is now live in Lancashire and South Cumbria so for the first time nearly 2m people and the clinicians that serve them have access to the best health and care apps that are available.

ORCHA – which stands for Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps – links to a range of health apps that have received fully impartial reviews by doctors and other clinical experts, with scoring criteria added to the reviews to help make informed decisions with more confidence more quickly.

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