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February 2021


Thank you to a very thoughtful Penwortham resident, Marian Penrose, who has donated a wonderful £1,600 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation to buy six special tables to go over the treatment chairs in the centre’s Chemotherapy Day Case Unit here at Preston. 81-year-old Marian, who celebrates her diamond wedding anniversary in April with husband John, was...


In February last year, Rosemere Cancer Foundation committed £283,521 of charitable funds to go to the set-up and running costs of the new Late Effects Pelvic Radiation Disease Clinic here at Royal Preston Hospital for a three-year pilot period, to help former cancer patients suffering with life-impacting treatment side-effects. The nurse-led clinic is supported by gastroenterology,...


All this week we’re celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2021. As a teaching hospital, we pride ourselves on developing high quality education and training for all our apprentices – putting them on a path to long-term successful careers with us. During 2019/2020 – we recorded 265 apprenticeship starts and overall, retain approximately 90% of our apprentices. Andrew Stone, Apprenticeship Business Manager,...


Manchester-based company Posture Care has designed the new system, which makes it easier for COVID patients to breathe and sleep The unique four-cushion system helps nurses position patients in prone - a technique that sees patients lie on their front to improve the flow of oxygen-rich blood A new device that helps COVID patients breathe...


A team at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is supporting a national initiative to bring the exciting world of science and technology to schools across the UK. The Tech Services Team based at Royal Preston Hospital has joined forces with the award-winning charity TeenTech, to help young people understand more about the range of opportunities available in...


A refurbished maternity bereavement suite has opened at the Royal Preston Hospital for parents who experience baby loss. Due to the current Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, the suite was opened at a small gathering of maternity staff and the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Director on Wednesday, and is now available to use for bereaved...


The month of February marks LGBT+ History month which the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is proud to support. It is a month-long, annual celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Non-Binary history, including the history of LGBT+ rights and related civil rights movements. Since 2011 LGBT+ History Month has been linked to a different...

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