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August 2020


Baby Beat, the charity which supports babies and mothers being cared for at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, has, with the help of its supporters and volunteers, sourced donations of pure silk which have been made into handmade sheets to be used by the tiniest babies on the neonatal unit.   Babies who are born extremely premature often...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity are delighted to announce its branding will appear on the Preston North End Junior kits for the 2020/21 season. The club’s new shirts are available for pre-order on Friday 21st August and available in store from Saturday 22nd August, when the first team start their pre-season campaign, wearing the new kit...


We are aware of the barriers and challenges the requirement to wear face coverings creates for some disabled people. From Friday 24 July, it was made mandatory for people to wear a face covering when visiting a shop, supermarket or other identified settings. This is in addition to social distancing and good hand hygiene, as a...


Avid Baby Beat supporter Tara Dodd has raised over £100 for the charity by making handmade bears to sell in the Baby Beat shop at Royal Preston Hospital. A former manager at a nursery, Tara wanted to be kept busy when it closed during the pandemic, and turned her hand to crafting and has even now...


Staff at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital can now enjoy breaks in the sunshine thanks to NHS Charities Together funding. As a result of generous donations, NHS Charities Together, a national membership organisation representing, supporting and championing NHS Charities across the UK, recently awarded Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with £94,500 in charitable funding. So...


A local woman has hand-made 180 face masks to raise money for Baby Beat, the charity which supports mothers and babies being cared for on the maternity units at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. Judith Nuttall has been making face masks by hand since the coronavirus pandemic hit to help protect the community and support Baby Beat. Judith...


Patient visiting is still largely restricted at Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the recent lockdown of Preston has served to underline the reasons why it is so important to minimise the risk of spreading the infection amongst patients, visitors and staff. Staff at Lancashire Teaching...


The annual City of Preston 5 & 10 mile Road Races event took place on Sunday 9th August, organised by Preston City Council in partnership with Rosemere Cancer Foundation and sponsored by Athena Healthcare. Runners had the option to either do one or two laps, and the impressive course was used by England Athletics for the National 5 mile...

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