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March 2021


Training for international nurses has relocated to a temporary new home in the heart of Preston thanks to a new partnership between Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the city’s Cotton Court Business Centre.  Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is part of the Global Learners Programme, which prepares nurses from around the world to qualify...


To celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on Sunday 21st March, we wanted to highlight the positive work of our Work Familiarisation programme which the Widening Participation Team has been running for several years. At Lancashire Teaching Hospitals we are proud to support students with learning difficulties by offering them opportunities to engage in activities that...


Each year, Down Syndrome International invites everyone across the world to wear odd socks to support World Down Syndrome Day. The date is the 21st day of the 3rd month to signify the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome which causes Down Syndrome.  Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is supporting the campaign...


Neonatal and maternity charity, Baby Beat, has been chosen as this year’s Charity of the Year by Preston’s Nationwide Building Society branch.  Staff at the branch will be supporting with raffles, collections and challenges throughout the year.  Based at Sharoe Green Maternity Unit at the Royal Preston Hospital, Baby Beat supports babies and...


Neonatal and maternity charity Baby Beat, with the support of local shops and supermarkets, celebrated new mums and their babies being cared for at Lancashire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust this Mother’s Day. In a year filled with sadness and families spending much time apart, this Mother’s Day will have had many different meanings...


A multi-million pound project to significantly expand and refurbish the existing Critical Care Unit at the Royal Preston Hospital has now been completed. Phases one and two of the four-phase project were completed several months ahead of schedule and opened to patients last summer; featuring state-of-the-art facilities, including six isolation rooms incorporating two dedicated anterooms...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals are delighted to announce that its latest staff survey results have achieved new five year highs despite the challenges presented during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Trust’s five-year improvement in a number of key areas is most notable in staff members recommending the Trust as both a place to work and receive...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals can confirm it is now in a position to safely return Chorley and South Ribble Hospital’s Emergency Department to its pre-Covid opening hours. The Trust had previously committed to working towards the reinstatement of a 12-hour operating model, as soon as it was possible to do so. In November 2020, the Department...

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