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Friday, 24 Apr 2015

Partnership working hailed a success

Partnership working hailed a success Partnership working between Furness General Hospital and St Luke’s Risedale Nursing Home in Barrow, to help ease the additional winter pressures on the hospital, has been hailed a success.



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Press and Journalists

Office hours
During office hours, all media enquiries should be directed to the Communications Department on 01539 716675 where they will be evaluated and dealt with appropriately. This is particularly important in ensuring that information given about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust is accurate, consistent and up to date.

Please direct all press enquiries regarding the Trust’s response to the publication of the Morecambe Bay Investigation, its staff or patients, to the Communications Team on 01539 716675 / 01539 716685 or communications.team@mbht.nhs.uk.

Out-of-hours and weekends
Outside office hours the Director on-call will deal with urgent enquiries from journalists. The Director on-call can be contacted via the Westmorland General Hospital switchboard on 01539 732288.

Communications Team
For a full list of the Communications Team at UHMBT and information about the department, click here.

Condition checks
Patient condition checks should be referred to the Communications Department during office hours on 01539 716675 or 01539 715212. Please note that with requests for patient information, the Communications Department first needs to seek consent from the patient/relatives. Without consent, no patient information can be disclosed.

Filming requests
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust receive many requests for documentary and location filming. All proposals will be considered and accommodated where possible or appropriate. Proposals for filming can be emailed (see contact details below) and should include the following information:

  •     Name and Organisation
  •     Production Working Title
  •     Delivery Format
  •     Target audience
  •     Duration
  •     When it will be shown/whether it has been commissioned
  •     Purpose of Production
  •     Proposed subject/s covered by filming (including staff and patients)
  • 24/04/2015 Partnership working hailed a success

    Partnership working hailed a success
    Partnership working between Furness General Hospital and St Luke’s Risedale Nursing Home in Barrow, to help ease the additional winter press...
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  • 22/04/2015 Local Trust praised by National Hospitals Caterers Chief

    Local Trust praised by National Hospitals Caterers Chief
    The strong leadership and vision showed by the Trust has been praised by the National Hospital Caterer’s Association Chair, Andy Jones at th...
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  • 20/04/2015 Volunteers – Hidden Gems at Morecambe Bay

    Volunteers – Hidden Gems at Morecambe Bay
    The contribution of volunteers to the work of hospitals operated by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is being cele...
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