Lancashire Teaching Hospitals shortlisted for an HSJ Patient Safety Award
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals have been shortlisted for the ‘Quality Improvement Initiative of the Year’ at the prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) 2021 Patient Safety Awards. The awards recognise NHS teams who are actively enhancing patient safety by driving cultural change to minimise risk, enhance quality of care and ultimately save lives. Patient safety is a serious...
Happy first birthday Stella - our youngest premature baby to ever be discharged from Royal Preston Hospital
Everyone at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals would like to wish a happy first birthday to a very inspirational little girl, Stella. Stella was our youngest ever premature baby to have been discharged from Royal Preston Hospital having been born 18 weeks early weighing just 480g on the Trust’s Neonetal Intensive Care Unit. Born at just 22 weeks...
Dr Munavvar COVID-19 Update
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Drop in Covid vaccination sites in Leyland and Preston
*Pfizer first and second doses and AstraZeneca first and second doses* Date: Saturday 26 June Times: 8am – 8pm Venue: Jubilee House, Lancashire Enterprise Business Park, Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 6TR *Pfizer first and second doses only* Date: Wednesday 30 June – Saturday 3 July Times: 8am -7pm (please note the clinic will be closed between 1pm – 2pm) Venue: Jubilee...
Closure of Sharoe Green Main Entrance 28th June - 3rd July between hours of 10pm – 6am
To undertake some urgent maintenance work at Royal Preston Hospital, we will be closing our Sharoe Green Unit (SGU) main entrance between the hours 10pm – 6am from Monday 28th June - Saturday 3rd July 2021. For patients requiring access to the wards within the SGU between these hours, entry will be via the Ante Natal Clinic...
As we have had to temporarily suspend adult inpatient visiting, we are in urgent need of more hearts. Knitted, crocheted or sewn, we send one to the patient and one to their relative as a way of staying connected whilst they cannot visit. They provide comfort and a connection between those parted due to hospitalisation...
The Sound of Love
Being Outdoors is good for us, we all know that and mountain air is edifying. However, for one woman, a mountain climb resulted in meeting her partner and a surprise engagement again up a mountain 5 years later. The lonely goat who stood high on the hill in 2006 was Dennis Gaspar. Well actually according to Carolyn...
Development begins at site of new Burnley kidney disease centre
Building work is under way at the site of a new centre in Burnley for people being treated for kidney disease, due to open in September. The new facility, at Briercliffe Shopping Centre, will provide haemodialysis treatment and outpatient clinic facilities for patients from across the region. Haemodialysis is a treatment to remove waste products...