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December 2020


We would like to clarify that, at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, nothing has changed with regards to our policy on allowing partners for scans.  A partner can attend for the 20 week scan only. We are reassessing the safety of this on a weekly basis.  All patients are being contacted prior to their appointments to check their...


Patients who need specialist rehabilitation in order to return home from hospital will be cared for in a new facility opened at Royal Preston Hospital this week.  Avondale Rehabilitation Unit is a new service offered by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, predominantly for patients who need more intensive rehabilitation and two or more people to move and...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce that the relocated freestanding Chorley Birth Centre within the Chorley and South Ribble Hospital site will be opening on Monday 14th December 2020. The new centre offers an outstanding birth environment for women with active birthing equipment and birthing pools in each of the birth rooms...


With just a four festive designs left to choose from, the Baby Beat Charity Christmas cards are selling fast! You can still purchase yours by either visiting the Baby Beat, or if you prefer to shop online, you can do so with our online shop by clicking this link:   Thank you...


Mask-wearing staff at​ hospitals in Preston and Chorley are being encouraged to wear photo-ID badges to help foster a stronger connection with their patients.  Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has adopted the #AndILookLikeThis initiative to help break down the barrier that can be created by the use of masks.  Alison Cookson, Patient Experience & Involvement Lead at Lancashire...


A local man has raised more than £1,300 for maternity and neonatal charity Baby Beat in memory of his baby daughter who sadly passed away on 25th April 2020. Ribbleton resident Ross Green and his sister Lauren Jackson, presented Baby Beat with a cheque for £1,308 and 5 memory boxes which are given to bereaved parents, to give back...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the first hospitals in the country to receive the Covid-19 vaccine and we have now started to vaccinate the most vulnerable in our communities. The Trust has set up its vaccination hub in the Education Centre at Royal Preston Hospital. We administered our first vaccine to 81...


A new mum from Chorley has thanked diabetes specialists at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals after becoming the first woman in the region to begin Hybrid Closed Loop insulin pump treatment during her pregnancy. Rebecca O'Connor, 35, gave birth to her daughter Róisín in October after receiving treatment from the team at Chorley and South Ribble...

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