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January 2022


Have YOU got what it takes? Are you interested in becoming a hospital governor? How would you like to be the voice for your community and have the chance to make a difference? We are looking for foundation trust members to join the Council of Governors at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Governors are...


Construction works on the Nightingale Surge Hub Preston has been completed. The hub is a high quality and well equipped space, which will be used for low acuity patients who do not have Covid, with the additional bed base allowing us to free up space within Lancashire’s emergency departments and within its hospitals. The...


The NHS and care services across Lancashire and South Cumbria continues to see sustained levels of pressure, with high levels of bed occupancy, from the impact Omicron has had on hospital admissions in recent weeks, high staff absences due to Covid-19, and high demand for services as a result of annual winter pressures, all coming...


Two babies born at home during the festive period have made the history books at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. The excitement and anticipation of birth in maternity services is heightened on special days of the year such as Christmas and New Year’s Day as parents-to-be, and maternity staff, patiently wait to see which baby will...


The NHS, particularly in the North West, suffers from a chronic shortage of doctors. Demands on staff have increased greatly, and Britain’s medical schools haven’t been able to keep up with the demand. For a long time, we have relied on attracting doctors from overseas to come and join the NHS. However, it...


The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria is calling on families to help get their loved ones home from hospital quicker. As hospitals and the wider NHS are experiencing a spike in COVID-19 Omicron cases and resulting hospital admissions, bosses are calling for families to help get people who no longer need hospital treatment back...


To facilitate our Nightingale Surge Hub at Royal Preston Hospital, there is a reduced number of spaces on Visitor Car Park B. Please be advised there are alternative visitor parking facilities available including Car Park A (identified in the green circle below) which is adjacent to the emergency helicopter pad. However, please be aware visitor...


We are delighted to confirm that our Chief Executive, Kevin McGee, has been named in this year’s New Year Honours list. A familiar and well respected figure both within the Lancashire health and care system, and the wider North West region,  Kevin was until September 2021 the joint CEO of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust...

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Sharoe Green Lane




01772 716565

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