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Posted: 31st October 2018

The Cove at Lancashire Care Trust

The Cove is an 18 bedded Tier 4 CAMHS unit operated by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust. Situated in Heysham, The Cove covers clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in South Cumbria and Lancashire. Following a merger of two highly-accredited services (ages 13-16 and ages 16-18) in May 2017, the team have worked very hard to improve clinical care and the environment for all of the young people and their families who use the service.

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Posted: 31st October 2018

Training Gap Analysis

A training gap analysis was undertaken with staff from the main four CAMHS providers in Lancashire and South Cumbria to identify training needs. Evidence highlighted autism, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, learning disabilities, vulnerable children and sexual exploitation to be the main areas for learning. Staff were directed to the free MindEd resource to access learning courses to support their knowledge and understanding.

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Posted: 1st October 2018

Consultation on the Refresh of Cumbria’s CYP Resilience, Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Local Transformation Plan (1 – 22 October)

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Posted: 21st September 2018

​NHS collaborate with children and young people to improve their mental health services

A report entitled “Thrive: Healthy young minds” has been published, about the views of children and young people and their families/carers, concerning child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

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Posted: 9th August 2018

​CYP and family members/carers needed to evaluate proposed new model of care for CAMHS

Would you like to be part of the evaluation panels for the redesign of CAMHS services?

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Posted: 6th August 2018

Website...HAVE YOUR SAY!

Our website is just one of our ways to share information and keep you updated on the progress of the Transformation Programme.

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Posted: 6th August 2018

​Time to Change

​As part of the Children and Young People's mental health and wellbeing transformation we are committed to challenging preconceptions about mental health and ending mental health stigma. Therefore, we are proudly championing Time to Change and the social movement they have created over the last ten years.

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Posted: 23rd July 2018

School pupils put their mobiles to good use

Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria has rolled out an education programme, Digital Healthy Schools, for more than one thousand pupils in twenty secondary schools across the region. Through assemblies and hands-on workshops, pupils are encouraged to learn more about health conditions whilst exploring the topic of app development and app reviews in PHSE and science lessons.

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Posted: 17th May 2018

​Mental health services across Lancashire and South Cumbria to benefit from national funding

​Local communities across Lancashire and South Cumbria are set to benefit from a major national investment aimed at supporting people at risk of suicide.

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