Improving outcomes for people with motor neurone disease in Lancashire – Lancashire Post

The Lancashire Health and Wellbeing Board has adopted the motor neurone disease (MND) Charter, thanks to a joint effort by people living with MND and volunteers in Lancashire, the Lancashire and South Cumbria Motor Neurone Disease Care and Research Centre at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and the MND Association.

The MND Charter is a statement of the respect, care and support that people living with motor neurone disease, and their carers, should expect. The charter consists of five key statements including “The right to an early diagnosis and information”.

Pauline Callagher, MND service coordinator at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, said: “We are delighted that the Health and Wellbeing Board at Lancashire County Council has adopted the MND Charter; which will support patients living within MND in our area.”

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