As you will all be aware, the NHS has come under great strain due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Much of the non-urgent hospital and community services were ‘paused’ - both as a safety precaution and to allow us to deliver the urgent care necessary.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) is delighted that an additional 46 second year student nurses, six student physiotherapists, seven student occupational therapists (OTs) and nine student radiographers have joined the Trust on work placement to help with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Welcome to the sixth bulletin providing you with an update of what has been taking place across Morecambe Bay to tackle the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Community services at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) are playing a key role in the Trust’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19) across the Bay.
Huge amounts of compassion, planning, skill, innovation and professionalism have been going into the care and treatment of patients in COVID-19 ‘coloured areas’ in the Trust’s hospitals.
You may have head that our paediatric (children's) ward at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary is currently closed.
Some services that were postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will be restored across University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) over the coming weeks and months as the Trust moves into the second phase of its coronavirus response.
Virtual Fracture Clinics are set to launch at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) for new patients from Monday 29 June 2020.
Following a positive test result of staff within the hospital and in line with government guidance, paediatric inpatients at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary will be transferred to Furness General Hospital.
Residents of Barrow and the wider Furness Peninsula are being asked to have their say on plans to create innovative new Community Resilience Hubs in the town.