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April 2023


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised for its commitment to making a positive impact with local communities across Lancashire and South Cumbria after being awarded Level 1 Social Value Quality Mark accreditation. As part of the accreditation, the Trust has made several pledges to promote employment, training and work experience opportunities with local...


The most vulnerable residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria are now able to get their COVID-19 spring booster. Eligible people across the region can book an appointment to have the jab or attend a walk-in centre without waiting to be invited by the NHS.   Some care home residents have been receiving the Spring booster in...


With hay fever season upon us, it’s important to know how to manage your symptoms and where to seek advice. As the weather warms up this spring, many of us are looking forward to spending more time outdoors. However, for those with hay fever, spring and summer can be a difficult time of year....


The Orange Button Community Scheme in Lancashire and South Cumbria has achieved a significant milestone having signed up 2,500 members. The suicide prevention scheme, which launched in September 2020, sees Orange Button ‘wearers’ train to be able to listen to and support people who are struggling and are having thoughts of suicide, and signpost them to appropriate...


April is Stress Awareness Month and the NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria is reminding people how they can recognise the signs of stress and highlighting support that is available. Stress can easily and very quickly become too hard to manage and cause harm to your physical and mental wellbeing. It can also lead to...


After completing the London Landmarks Half Marathon at the start of April, Type 1 diabetic Ben Hudson has thanked the diabetic team at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital for their help and support. Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when he was just eight years old, and now aged 30, Ben took to the streets of the capital, running...


Wednesday (12th April 2023) marked the 10th anniversary of the Macmillan Information Centre at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, which supports patients across Lancashire and South Cumbria with a range of issues including financial advice and emotional support. To mark the occasion, colleagues and patients joined together at the hub in the Rosemere Centre at Royal Preston Hospital...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals staff received an early present this week ahead of the NHS’ 75th birthday, with the reopening of Charters Restaurant at Royal Preston Hospital. The major makeover was made possible by funds from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity and NHS Charities Together, and following an extensive refurbishment, the ribbon was cut by Chief Executive,...

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