The Blackpool Tower will be lit up in recognition of World Stroke Day
World Stroke Day: Don’t miss out on #PreciousTime On Friday 29 October, the Blackpool Tower will be lit up in recognition of World Stroke Day. The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria will be giving strong support to World Stroke Day – an annual opportunity to highlight the serious nature and high rate of strokes and...
Finalists in the Parkinson’s Excellence Network awards
Staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals in Preston have been shortlisted as finalist for the UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network Awards, which will be held virtually, for the first time, on October 28. They have been shortlisted for the Sharing Learning and Education and have a chance to be the overall winner of the Excellence Award. To...
Ribblesdale Ribbon Cutting Opening Ceremony
Rosemere Cancer Centre’s new 24 bed Ribblesdale Ward welcomed its first patients at 9 am today (Friday, 22nd October) following a short official opening ceremony attended by ward staff and others involved in the project yesterday afternoon. Former patient Mike Richardson was given the honour of cutting the ribbon to declare the ward, which will take...
An important message for pregnant women
Emma has an important message for those pregnant and have not been vaccinated for Covid-19 and the flu. Please protect yourself, your baby and your loved ones.
Lancashire nurses win RCN outstanding contribution award during Black History Month celebrations
Two colleagues have won a Royal College of Nursing award to mark their outstanding contribution to the equality, diversity and inclusion agenda and the experience of BAME service users and staff across the health and social care sector. Anu Thomas and Deepsi Khatiwada, who are both nurses at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals have been recognised at...
Faith leaders encourage others to become vaccinated
Imam Khalid Ibrahim and Martin McDonald Lead Chaplain Pastoral Care, both had their flu vaccines and Covid-19 Booster jabs this morning at the Royal Preston Hospital Hub. As you will all be aware, people from Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Minority Communities are at a higher risk from Covid-19 than those from other communities. In...
Visiting hours to increase at Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble District Hospitals
Throughout the pandemic, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals have kept their visitor policies under regular review to get the right balance between patient safety and flexibility for patients and their families. In response to a more stable Covid-19 position at both Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble Hospitals and a reduction in the numbers of Covid-19...
Baby Loss Awareness Week
Baby Loss Awareness Week is a wonderful opportunity to bring us together as a community and give anyone touched by pregnancy and baby loss a safe and supportive space to share their experiences and feel that they are not alone. Our Baby Beat charity does an incredible job to ensure that local families who experience...