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April 2021


A Preston cancer specialist has been recognised for her outstanding work by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Dr Alison Birtle, a Consultant Oncologist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, has been awarded the title of Honorary Clinical Professor. Known as one of the country’s leading researchers into urological cancers, she will work with...


This week is ‘Experience of care week’  and to mark this important week we are really excited to announce a collaborative project, working with Lancashire Carers Services in partnership with NCompass. Together we are launching our new ‘Carers Forum’ to enable people who care for others to have a say and a real impact in...


Sebastian Zagrodnik, Nawaraj Subedi and Magda Borkowska in the Radiology Department at Preston are running the 21 mile Guild Wheel for Baby Beat, our maternity and neonatal charity, on the 8th May.  Seb says, “The past 13 months of the Covid pandemic has made us realise how precious our families are to us and how important it...


Innovative team-working across a number of local NHS teams has led to a new streamlined approach to admitting frail older patients to hospital while bypassing Emergency Departments. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has worked with a wide range of partners including North West Ambulance Service (NWAS), local GPs, and community frailty nurses to develop...


Parents have welcomed the opening of new family rooms on the Children’s Ward at Royal Preston Hospital. This is the first stage of a development designed for parents who stay in hospital with their children, and is part of a wider plan to redevelop the hospital’s children’s services. Divisional Nursing Director for...


A man who once competed in England’s strong man competition has set himself a challenge to climb Scotland’s largest mountain, Ben Nevis, in aid of neonatal and maternity charity Baby Beat. Chris Wilding, 31, from Preston, decided to set himself the challenge of climbing the highest mountain in the British Isles at 1,345 metres for...


The Upper Gastro Intestinal (UGI) team have now launched their new Pancreatic Rapid Diagnostic Service (RDS) pathway at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. This is in line with the NHSE Long Term Plan to provide a personal, accurate and fast diagnosis service with excellent patient experience. This new pathway was constructed over the last few months by...


Thanks to generous funding from NHS Charities Together, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity has been able to add the finishing touches to newly renovated junior doctors’ rest areas. The smart TVs, provided through a grant from NHS Charities Together and Starbucks, complete the fresh-look area to allow doctors the space to rest and recuperate away from...

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