Award winning team

Here are some of our awards and achievements:

Allocate Awards – National Team of the Year November 2016

Clinical Activity Management team (CAM) won a national team of the year award for implementing a new software that has revolutionised how we manage staff rosters

Royal College of Midwives Awards November 2016

Shortlisted for Kellogs All Bran Award for Midwifery Service of the Year. Awards date Tuesday 7th March 2017

Dr Kina Bennett November 2016

Case study published with Innovation Agency, Academic Health Science Network for the North West Coast

NHS in the North West: Excellence in Supply Awards October 2016

In partnership with Ingenica Solutions Ltd., we have been awarded for successfully implementing an innovative inventory management solution, named Atticus, across our theatre departments.

North West Apprenticeship Awards October 2016

Ellenor Stavert has been announced as a winner at the North West - Liverpool City Region, Cumbria and Lancashire Apprenticeship Awards 2016 regional ceremony. Ellenor, 23, who started as an Apprentice Financial Advisor was the winner in the region for the Higher or Degree Apprentice of the Year. Ellenor won in recognition of the contribution she has made to the Trust since joining as an apprentice in 2013

Blackpool Gazette Best of Health Awards September 2016

Doctor of the Year Award won by Dr Shabbir Susnerwala after one of his patients at Blackpool Oncology Clinic nominated him

BMA Patient Information Award September 2016

A team of six, made up of Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer specialists, staff from Cancer Services and a Medical Illustrator, has been highly commended at the 2016 BMA Patient Information Awards (PIA) in London for their development of an eBook which provides information and support to Oesophageal cancer patients.

North West Radiographer of the Year September 2016

Tracey Ellis winner of Radiographer of the year for the North West region at the Society of Radiographers Awards

Our catering team wins regional award

catering team award

Our catering department has been named as winner of the ‘North West team of the year’ category at the North West Catering Awards 2016.

The annual North West catering awards, hosted by the Hospital Caterers Association recognises the excellent work that takes place in hospital catering departments.

catering team award Our team won the award for the range of new ideas and initiatives that they have introduced, including afternoon tea parties for dementia patients, themed menus for events such as valentines and Halloween and encouraging younger patients to make healthy fruit salads and smoothies.

Our catering department also achieved good results in the PLACE survey (patient-led assessment of the hospital care environment) and they have put processes in place to improve relationships with staff on the wards to reduce food waste.

Helen Littlehales, Catering Services Manager at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: “I nominated the team because I am extremely proud of everything they have achieved and the new ideas that they have implemented, particularly while the NHS is going through such a challenging time. I am delighted that they have won this award and that their continued hard work and dedication to the service has been recognised.”