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December 2020


A staff member at Royal Preston Hospital has made it to the final of Strictly NHS, a charity ballroom dancing competition aimed at raising money to thank NHS staff for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic. Cassandra Gleeson, who works as a Clinical Trials Support Officer within the Research team at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, has...


Staff on the Intensive Care Unit at Royal Preston Hospital are part of a 100 strong Zoom choir which is releasing a re-make of classic Police track ‘Every Breath You Take’ in a bid to secure the Christmas number one spot. The ICU Liberty Singers, made up of ICU staff across the country, are aiming to...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals will be offering free parking to all patients, visitors and staff over the Christmas period. Free parking will be available at Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital on the below dates: Christmas Day 25/12/2020 Boxing Day 26/12/2020 Bank Holiday Monday 28/12/2020 New Year’s Day 01/01/2021 Please note that staff car parking will...


The first baby has been born at Chorley Birth Centre, following its official opening earlier this week. The baby daughter of Rachel and Richard Faris, who is yet to be named, was born on Wednesday 16th December at 06:12am. Both mum and baby are doing well. Janet Cotton, Divisional Midwifery and Nursing Director at Lancashire...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity finally has a home thanks to the hard work and generosity of local businesses. The new NHS charity, supporting both Royal Preston and Chorley & South Ribble Hospitals, sprang into action at the start of the pandemic, as the team needed to be on-site to be able to support their colleagues. D&...


Lancashire’s most advanced surgical robotic system has performed its 1000th procedure in its third year in place at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. The DaVinci Xi robotic system, which conducted its first operation at the Trust on 3rd May 2017, means Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has one of the country’s biggest robotic surgery case lists and is...


Two babies who spent their first few months of life together at Royal Preston Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are being taken on a sponsored walk of the Blackpool illuminations to raise money for Baby Beat. Daisy and Arlo, who were both born prematurely in May of this year weighing 1b 8oz and 1...


Generous staff at Barton Grange Landscapes have donated a Christmas tree to brighten up the Critical Care department for staff at Royal Preston Hospital this festive season. The company, based at Barton, near Preston, donates a Christmas tree to the department every year. This year, with visiting to the department restricted, the company has installed...

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