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October 2020


A team at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has won a national award for their work in supporting colleagues and volunteers during the coronavirus pandemic. The Clinical Applications Training & Support Department won the Best Covid-19 Training Solution category in the prestigious Health Tech Digital Awards 2020 for their work to develop online training resources as social distancing measures...


At the quarterly LTHTR Council of Governors meeting on 22 October the Trust’s governors discussed how we were inspired by the amazing levels of skill, personal commitment, compassion, flexibility and resilience of all Lancashire Teaching Hospitals staff displayed through these unprecedented times during the Covid-19 pandemic. Governors are continuously kept informed of the pressures and...


We are delighted to announce that several members of our staff were nominated for the ICS (Intensive Care Society) Awards, held virtually on Tuesday 20th October. The ICS Awards aim to recognise, celebrate and share the exceptional achievements of the whole multi-professional critical care team. The ICS invited applications for a team(s), colleague(s)...


The family of a little girl whose life was saved by staff at the Neonatal Unit at Royal Preston Hospital have raised more than £600 for the unit from donations received for her first birthday. Mae McGowan-Etheridge was seriously ill when she was born on October 8 last year and is making the donation through Baby Beat,...


A Scarecrow Trail in Fulwood will raise funds for Baby Beat, the charity supporting services for babies and parents at maternity services run in Preston and Chorley by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. The We Are Fulwood community group has organised the fun half-term event running from 9am on Sunday October 25 to Sunday November 1. Organisers Joanne Singh...


Photo: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Deputy Divisional Nurse Director for Medicine (left) and Clinical Business Manager Karen Hatch accept the donation from Gujarat Hindu Society Vice-President Ishwerbhai Tailor. Generous members of Preston’s Gujarat Hindu Society have made a donation of £7,000 that will be used to fund improvements in the Critical Care Unit and Renal Ward...


We are investing £17.5 million to develop enhanced Ophthalmology and daycase facilities at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital. Work is now underway and a ground breaking event was held today (Thursday 15th October) to mark the start of the exciting development which is expected to open in October 2021. The new department will be in addition to...


Recruitment has begun for a staff team to launch a new rehabilitation unit at Royal Preston Hospital. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals aims to fill 50 roles across various specialities including nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and support roles at the new unit, due to open later this year. There will be a mix of secondment opportunities, permanent roles...

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