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November 2020


Maternity and neonatal charity Baby Beat has purchased a specialised ultrasound machine for the Women’s Health theatres teams at Royal Preston Hospital, with the help of a £1,000 grant from the Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation. The equipment helps with the placement of epidural pain relief and spinal anaesthetic, both of which are vital in...


The maternity teams at Royal Preston Hospital are urging mums-to-be to call their midwife or maternity unit if they have any concerns about their baby’s movements. According to Tommy’s, the charity that funds medical research into the causes of premature birth, stillbirth and miscarriage, and provides an information service about health in pregnancy, ‘...


Investment in specialist equipment worth nearly £50,000 will allow faster and more efficient treatment for seriously ill newborns and help to improve comfort for mums with complex pregnancies in the maternity and neonatal units at Royal Preston Hospital. Two Lifestart trolleys, enabling the resuscitation and stabilisation of newborns by the bedside and with the umbilical cord...


A two-year project aimed at providing extra training for health care professionals who support cancer patients across Lancashire and South Cumbria is being made permanent thanks to funding from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust. The Cancer and End of Life Education Hub, which was first funded by the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, delivers free education and...


November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals are urging local people not to delay contacting their GP about any lung cancer symptoms. The NHS is committed to providing essential cancer services during the Covid-19 pandemic. At the beginning of the outbreak, there was a sharp drop in the number of...


Spending the festive season in hospital is something we all hope to avoid, and after the challenges and difficulties 2020 has brought us already, we all want to stay healthy and at home with our loved ones. However not everyone is so lucky, and many people will be in hospital over the Christmas period.  That’s...


A training programme funded by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity is to be rolled out more widely across the Trust, thanks to its success in the first year. Developed by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, the Microsystem Coaching Academy (MCA) provides staff with the skills to make local level improvements within the organisation that have direct impacts on...


Baby Beat, the charity which supports babies and mothers being cared for at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, is throwing its support behind its ambassador Ranvir Singh, who the charity hopes is quick stepping her way to winning the famous Strictly Come Dancing glitter ball. Award-winning presenter and political editor for ITV’s Good Morning Britain and...

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