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May 2021


Like many other hospitals across the local area, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals are calling for the public’s support to help ease the pressure on its Emergency Departments at both Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital. This comes following a significant increase in attendances over recent weeks, over and above what would usually...


Dr Shiva Tripathi has received the title of Honorary Clinical Professor within the Lancashire Applied Health Research Collaboration Hub (LARCH) at The University of Central Lancashire. This comes hard on the heels of a similar appointment for Dr Alison Birtle and the 2020 NHS Healthcare Science Lifetime Achievement award to Dr Martin Myers. All three are...


With Pansexual Visibility Day taking place today (Monday, 24 May), here are five things we need to do about this key date in the LGBTQ+ Calendar. May 24 is Pansexual Visibility Day. Much like Bi Visibility Day, when bisexual people remove their invisibility cloaks and instead don their fetching bi vis jackets, Pan Visibility Day is a...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals today announced the appointment of Kevin McGee as its new Chief Executive. The appointment comes after a rigorous recruitment process involving multiple stakeholders, representing a range of voices from across the Trust and the wider health and care system at both local and regional level. Kevin will succeed incumbent Chief Executive, Karen...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has launched its Caring Campaign which will provide additional support to patients who are receiving end-of-life care and for their family members. As part of the new campaign, 18 fold-out guest beds have been provided to the Trust by Lancashire Teaching Hospital’s Charity, which helps to raise funds for...


The Health Academy at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recently invested in a 3D printer that has helped enable the supply of PPE alongside the creation and development of research prototypes. The Ultimaker S5 3D printer was first loaned to The Health Academy just before the pandemic for education purposes, by Create Education; a...


On Wednesday May 11th 2021, Martin Myers was awarded the 2020 NHS Healthcare Science Lifetime Achievement Award. This is a prestigious award, with one recipient a year, honouring a lifetime of dedication and service to Healthcare Science in the NHS.  Martin is Consultant Clinical Biochemist here at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. He has devoted his life to developing...


The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) was created in 2004 to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex people and all other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics. The date of May 17th was specifically chosen to commemorate the World...

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