It is with great sadness that we can confirm that a radiographer from Furness General Hospital Simon Guest sadly died on Wednesday evening, peacefully.
Sandra Lively, a retired midwife, who has lived in Halton for 30 years, wanted to do her bit during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by making a few pairs of scrubs and donating them to the staff of Morecambe Bay Hospitals Trust.
During the current situation and while the government is asking everyone to stay at home, it can be confusing to know what to do when your child is ill.
Patients who use NHS hearing aids are being advised that they can still access hearing aid batteries and repairs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in North Lancashire and South Cumbria.
David Watts and his daughter Beatrix Kaley, of Lancaster, have been volunteering for the Trust to deliver urgent orthotics items to patients in the community who have mobility issues and cannot pick them up from the hospital due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of Cumbria’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, agencies from health, Local Authorities, care, emergency services, military, education and industry have come together to create a network of ‘Community Recovery Centres’.
The Community Recovery Centres have been designed as part of the county’s plans to provide additional capacity so patients can be discharged from hospital. Both NHS Trusts in the county have already significantly increased the bed capacity.
In line with national guidance and to keep local mums and babies safe during the pandemic, we have recently made some changes across our maternity units and in our community services provided across Morecambe Bay.
A new service has been launched offering people the chance to send a message to loved ones across hospitals in south Cumbria and north Lancashire so they can stay connected during the CoVID-19 pandemic.
This newsletter gives an update on some of the the actions which have taken place so far across Morecambe Bay to manage the current pandemic.