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September 2022


Andy Curran has won the 999 Hero award in the Best of Lancashire 2022 awards ceremony held last night at The Crow Wood Burnley. Andy is perhaps a jack of all trades and an aspirant master of all. He puts down his work ethic to having a short attention span and need to never know what’s...


Specialist equipment offering Motor Neurone Disease (MND) patients more independence, confidence and control has been funded by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity.  The state-of-the art equipment supplied for patients under the care of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes arm supports and rests to assist with eating and drinking, along with pager switch systems to...


The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria has stated its preference for new hospitals on new sites for both Royal Preston Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary as part of the New Hospitals Programme, which plans to develop cutting-edge facilities, offering the absolute best in modern healthcare and addressing significant problems with the current ageing hospital...


“Babies cry, you can cope!” that’s the message from NHS, local authorities, and healthcare organisations from across the country who have come together this September to promote lifesaving messages to parents. Research suggests that some parents and caregivers can lose control when a baby’s crying becomes too much. Some go on to shake...


Our SAFE Centre is a remarkable place, the first purpose-built facility in the United Kingdom. Its celebrating 20 years of providing incredible care to those in need of the services it provides 24 hours per day. “Last year I was in a very different place, but after your support,  today I'm in a much better place. It's...


Residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria aged 75 and over, and those with weakened immune systems, are now able to book their own appointment for the new-style booster. This follows the rollout of the new variant-busting jab to care home residents and staff earlier this week. From Monday 12 September onwards, GPs, pharmacists, and mass vaccination sites...


Do you want to study nursing? If so, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is working in partnership with the NHS across Lancashire and South Cumbria to provide a new practice-based pathway of the BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult), which begins on Monday, January 9th, 2023. To help address the increasing shortages of adult...


A special opening event took place for a new centre in Blackburn for people with kidney disease, named in honour of a doctor who recently celebrated 50 years with the NHS.   The Laurie Solomon Renal Centre has been opened by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust as part of a programme of improvements to renal facilities across...

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