In addition to advising governments and large organizations on quality strategies, IHI uses the science of improvement to promote improved outcomes in health and health care. In that capacity he is working with the WHO to help develop a global implementation strategy to improve quality of care for mothers and newborns. She and her team ensure that IHI's mission and strategy drive program design processes, business development activities, services to program participants, and communication and dissemination efforts. Since joining IHI inshe has overseen numerous projects and programs, including leadership of work on end stage renal disease, heading the IMPACT membership network, working on health information systems in primary care, and helping to launch and develop the IHI Triple Aim initiative, which focuses on improving population health and individuals' experience of health care, while stabilizing or reducing per capita cost.
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David took up the post on 1 May and will be working alongside the Healthwatch Lancashire Board to develop existing services, as well as introducing innovative ways to better engage with residents across the county. David brings to the role a wealth of skills and knowledge to the role, as well as a passion for ensuring that all members of the community have an equal voice.
His background in advocacy and supporting those who are seldom or never heard to have a voice. Pharmacy Bank Holiday Opening Hours Please click here to see the opening times over the bank holidays. This will mean no change to the service, access to GP appointments will be from 6: These women can now benefit from advice in a consultant-led specialist service.
This will provide them with the right information which will help women to make an informed decision regarding their care.
In some cases symptoms never resolve. Many women suffer debilitating consequences from lack of oestrogen.
All women will be affected by longer term consequences of oestrogen deficiency including a reduction in bone mineral density and an increase in the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Women must be referred by their GP to access the service which can help with the following issues: Short-term menopausal symptoms, best managed with Hormone Replacement Therapy HRT following an individualised risk assessment Peri-menopausal heavy menstrual bleeding Treatment for more complex hormone related conditions, for example, polycystic ovary syndrome and premenstrual syndrome.
Dr Briggs is working on a patient handbook to improve patient understanding of the consequences of the menopause and potential treatment choices following assessment which will be available later in the summer.
Support on hand for patients facing cancer Cancer support networks have been set up across West Lancashire to help, guide and support patients who have cancer or their carers.
Staff are on hand to give a wide variety of support and guidance on coping with cancer at the events organised by West Lancashire Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service Monthly meetings are held in Parbold, Banks and Tarleton and on weekdays in Skelmersdale. Out of the main 10 cancers found in people across England — people in West Lancashire are more likely to develop cancer in three of these areas, according to health data relating to These areas of prevalence include breast cancer, prostate cancer and skin cancer.
Wheelchairs are rolling in twice as fast as last year! From mid-February to mid-March wheelchairs were returned to the Pimbo team based in Skelmersdale. That compares with the whole of February and March last year when only 65 were returned.
Yvonne Baron and her team appeared on the TV, radio and in local newspapers in their appeal for the missing wheelchairs. However, there are lots of NHS wheelchairs still out there and not being used — so please give us a call on so we can collect even more and recycle those too! Please call if you have a wheelchair to return.
Be Prepared If You Get Sick This Easter With Easter, fast approaching, local health professionals are reminding people to examine their options, should they or their family members become unwell over the long weekend. Many GP practices will be closed on the bank holidays over Easter, so it is also wise for people to think about repeat prescriptions they will need before the holiday period begins.
This new service is one part of the work that Virgin Care has been commissioned to deliver in West Lancashire over the coming years.
When you call this number you will be given an option and you will then be directed to the service you need. The Continuing Healthcare service number will remain the same. The centrepiece of the improvements is an 80 square-metre, nine-bay extension constructed from four ready-built modules.
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