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You will see this logo more and more across our wards as we encourage all patients to contribute to their case notes both prior to admission and during their stay with us. Read more here
A voice for the voiceless
The Covid-19 Pandemic has resulted in thousands more patients being given tracheostomies as breathing tubes. These patients cannot pass air over their vocal cords, rendering them “voiceless.” To communicate is a basic human need. This became the origin of the SRAVI concept.” SRAVI uses AI algorithms to decipher speech from lip movements. Patients simply need...
A Mother’s Day made extra special
Baby Beat supporter Rebecca Hamilton had hoped to spend Mother's Day last year at home, marking the occasion with her growing family, and visiting her own parents. Instead, she was one of a number of mums who found themselves on our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit here at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. On February 12...
NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria to begin spring booster vaccinations this week
Spring booster vaccines will begin in Lancashire and South Cumbria this week as the biggest and fastest vaccination programme in NHS history moves to the next phase. In line with new advice set out by the JCVI, the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme will now invite thousands of eligible people in the region to come forward...
Blackpool and Lancashire Sexual Health Services Relocate
The sexual health clinic based at Royal Preston Hospital is relocating services from Monday 4 April 2022 to the Fatima Health Centre on Garstang Road Preston. The Fatima Health Centre will be multi occupancy, other services available are a GP surgery, a dental surgery, a research centre and an onsite community pharmacy. The region’s sexual health...
Former student nurse defies all odds as she qualifies with first-class degree
A former student nurse at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has defied all odds as she becomes a Registered Nurse following an 18-month apprenticeship. From as early as she can remember, Felecia Benn had always hoped to become a nurse, which she attributes to her two great aunts, who worked as midwives in the...
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals marks two year COVID-19 anniversary
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has marked the two-year anniversary since admitting their first patient suspected of having COVID-19 into hospital – with a confirmed positive test just days later. In an open letter to the people of Lancashire & South Cumbria, Chief Executive Kevin McGee OBE, paid tribute to all those who have lost their...
COVID-19 Two years on: Thank you for all your support
A message from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals to mark our two year COVID-19 anniversary Dear reader, This weekend (Sunday 13th March) marks the two-year anniversary of the day we admitted our first patient suspected of having COVID-19 into our hospitals, with a confirmed positive result just days later. Since then, patients, colleagues, friends and our most...