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Lancaster's castle and city centre viewed from the top of the town hall clock tower. 06090514-6

Stem cell donors shortage appeal by cancer charity

Despite new statistics showing that 1,367 people from Lancaster have registered as blood stem cell donors with blood cancer charity DKMS, the city is still falling short of potential lifesavers, making up just 2.8% of DKMS donors in the North West.

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You can reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by living a healthy lifestyle.

New policies for diabetics

All eight NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Lancashire and South Cumbria have passed two new clinical policies which mean patients with diabetes will now have consistent access to insulin pumps and glucose monitoring devices.

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