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New Staff Governors appointed

Three new Staff Governors have been appointed for the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.

Sam Hubbard, a Radiographer for the Trust, has been appointed for the Allied Health Professionals, while both Sally Sagar, Senior Engagement and Development Matron, and David Barrett, ASU Clinical Leader, have been appointed for Nursing and Midwifery.

Click the links below to view the declaration of results:

Allied Health Professionals

Nursing and Midwifery

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Chief Executive’s blog – February 2019

Welcome to this month’s blog! I’m sure many of you will be with me when I say January felt like the longest month! The mornings and nights are starting to get that little bit lighter – and since the snow

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South Lakes Birth Centre celebrates first birthday

Staff at Furness General Hospital have been celebrating the first anniversary of the South Lakes Birth Centre opening. Staff and patients were transferred from the hospital’s previous maternity unit into the £12million state-of-the-art birth centre in early 2018, with the

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CALLING ALL DOG WALKERS – support your local hospital by taking part in the Wiggle Waggle dog walk

Local dog owners are being invited to bring their four-legged friends on a sponsored dog walk – the wiggle waggle dog walk – on Sunday 24 February 2019 to help raise funds for Bay Hospitals Charity, the official charity of

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Advice and guidance helping people across Morecambe Bay to manage their conditions closer to home

An increasing number of patients are getting treatment more quickly and many do not need to travel to hospital for an outpatient appointment thanks to Advice and Guidance. The locally-developed system enables GPs to have a secure electronic ‘conversation’ with

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  1. Lauren Pittman says:

    Hi,

    I work in the programme management office at Salisbury NHS FT and would be really interested in finding out more about your model for advice and guidance at Morecombe Bay. Would it be possible to put me into contact with someone appropriate to discuss?

    Many thanks,
    Lauren

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New scanner and virtual ceiling installed at FGH

A new SPECT-CT suite with a virtual ceiling to improve patient experience has been installed in the X-ray Department at Furness General Hospital (FGH). The equipment has replaced the existing gamma camera and has the addition of an integral CT

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  1. George Burch says:

    I think this is a brilliant addition to services

    Well done all.

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New space for prayer and contemplation to be created at FGH

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) is improving its facilities for patients and their families at Furness General Hospital, with the creation of a new space for prayer and contemplation. The works will involve the creation of

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Staff, volunteers and partners welcome at our Brilliant Bay Day

Staff, volunteers and our Bay Health and Care Partners are officially invited to celebrate a day of inspirational improvements from across Morecambe Bay. The LiA Brilliant Bay Day will take place on Thursday 28 March 2019, from 9am-4.30pm, at Castle Green Hotel,

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National Pharmacy ‘Help Us Help You’ campaign

On Monday 4th February, NHS England is launching a new campaign to raise awareness that community pharmacists are qualified healthcare professionals, who can offer clinical advice and over the counter medicines to effectively and safely manage a range of minor health concerns,

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National maternity survey shows new mums feel supported and involved in their care across Morecambe Bay Hospitals

A national maternity survey published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that women who gave birth in hospitals across Morecambe Bay last year felt that they were involved in decisions regarding their care, and were treated with dignity

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