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June 2022


Like sex, attraction isn’t really a component of gender. However, we often conflate sexual orientation with gender, or categorize the attraction we experience in gendered ways. Attraction is often divided into romantic and sexual attraction. Either of these can be based on any part of the genderbread person or none of them at all....


Sister Anne, who retired recently from being a volunteer at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals after 24 years of loyal uninterrupted service, has been awarded a Platinum Jubilee Award One of only 490 awards to be presented by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, on behalf of The Royal Voluntary Society, to celebrate extraordinary volunteers who go the...


Gender expression is the ways you present gender, through your actions, clothing, demeanour, and more. Your outward-facing self, and how that’s interpreted by others based on gender norms. If we try to describe masculinity or femininity, we find that it is highly dependent on your culture, your upbringing and who you’re asking. Blue...


Father Andrew Allman, the Catholic Priest at St Clare’s and current Chaplin at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is moving on, having been given unexpected promotion. We agree to meet in the chapel at the Royal Preston Hospital. He arrives unannounced with the air of someone on a mission and that every moment counts and yet...


For two colleagues, this Saturday is a pivotal moment in their careers, both within the Trust and the Church of England family Martin is as always charming and welcoming, whilst Liz is earnestly eating her lunch before returning to her busy schedule in the physiotherapy department Martin McDonald is the lead chaplain for Lancashire teaching...


Patients are being offered faster treatment in different parts of the country as part of an NHS ‘final push’ to virtually eliminate the number waiting two years or more. The NHS Elective Recovery Plan, published earlier this year, set out how the health service would address Covid-19 backlogs in treatment, initially focusing on the longest...


Apprentices at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust were recognised at the first Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Health & Social Care Apprenticeship Awards. The event was hosted by BBC One's the Apprentice contestant, Aaron Willis, at Mellor’s Stanley House Hotel and Spa. Twelve apprentices from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals were shortlisted for awards across eleven categories. The...


Thank you so much to everyone who’s registered for our Cross Bay Walk! It’s been wonderful to see so many of you getting involved – it’s also very touching to hear people’s reasons for joining us too. One of our lovely supporters, Rachel Allen, from Preston, has raised over £200 so far for...

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