Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust (LCFT) provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.4million people. The services provided include community services such as health visiting, podiatry, sexual health and dentistry as well as inpatient and community mental health services. The Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites and has an annual turnover of over £325 million.

The Trust delivers its extensive clinical services through three networks:

  • Community and Wellbeing
  • Children and Young People's Wellbeing
  • Mental Health

Lancashire Care is the lead partner in the LCIA, leading the bid and will administer the budget leaving the vanguards free to develop their new service models. Lancashire Care is also the host organisation for the Innovation Agency (formerly known as the North West Academic Health and Science Network (AHSN).

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