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March 2023


The first post-pandemic Preston Health Mela event was held on Saturday – a fun-packed focus on ways to maintain health and wellbeing. Hosted by UCLan in the Foster Building, with a wide range of exhibitors, Trust Staff governor Piotr Spadlo and Public Governors Janet Miller and Margaret France were in attendance, invited as honoured guests to...


The season of Lent represents Christ’s time of temptation in the wilderness, where he fasted and was tempted by the Devil. In each of the six weeks of Lent, we will ask what the season means to various members of staff, and next up is Kirsten Walthall, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, who said: “For...


This week the Trust is marking Neurodiversity Week – a worldwide initiative that challenges stereotypes and misconceptions about neurological differences. As a Trust, we aim to support all our colleagues and ensure they feel they can bring their best self to work. This week, we have been speaking to the Neurodiversity Lead at the Trust, Aaron...


Chorley & South Ribble Hospital is one of eight surgical hubs to be awarded accreditation as part of a pilot scheme to ensure the highest standards in clinical and operational practice. The scheme, run by NHS England’s Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, assesses...


The results of the annual NHS Staff Survey have now been announced, and despite challenging circumstances, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is pleased to be one of only three Trusts in the North West to have increased our overall staff satisfaction score. The Staff Survey is the largest of its kind and is carried out...


The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded with a Green Status award for their work in creating a home from home environment for families whose babies need a little extra care following birth. The award is part of the Family Integrated Care (FI Care) accreditation, which...


The Kidney Choices team at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are delighted to announce a brand-new venue for their Kidney Choices event in March, which will provide education and support to patients with kidney function below 20%. The new venue, located at the Civic Centre in Leyland, will allow more patients to attend and learn about...


A kidney transplant patient has raised over £2,000 for Lancashire Teaching Hospital’s renal centre to thank them for saving his life after he was diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease five years ago. Stephen Heavyside, from Barrow in Furness, cycled over 500km across Thailand in November 2022 to thank the team at Royal Preston Hospital after they...

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