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May 2023


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Governors Piotr Spadlo and Janet Miller both attended the Governor Focus Conference at the Kia Oval in London on Tuesday 23 May. Both had a brilliant day, at the famous old Test cricket venue in Kennington, Lambeth – which also hosted England's first international football match and the first FA Cup final. Over 250 governors...


There is no substitute for experience, and Lancashire Teaching Hospital’s Major Incident (MAJAX) simulation days at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital – the first such events in the North West – will be of huge benefit for organisational learning at the Trust and for Emergency Medicine trainees across the region. Organised by Mark Brown, Senior Clinical...


Channel 5 documentary series Cause of Death, featuring several departments across Royal Preston Hospital, has been long-listed in the National Television Awards for Best Factual. The Candour Productions series, which aired in October and November last year, was also filmed alongside the Coroner’s Office and Lancashire Police, following real life coronial investigations, medical processes and...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals’ CES Big Room are currently leading nationally in co-designing a framework for clinical care structured pathway across our integrated care system with key stakeholders. Cauda equina syndrome (CES), is a spinal condition which can lead to paralysis and incontinence, requiring timely diagnosis and management – there remains significant fear and anxiety about missing...


Today (25 May 2023) the Government has announced a record investment of more than £20 billion, ring-fenced for the next phase of the national New Hospital Programme, which brings proposals for new cutting-edge hospital facilities for Lancashire and South Cumbria a step closer. In September 2022, the NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria stated its preference for new hospitals...


The expansion of the Clinical Health Psychology Service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was launched last week with a ribbon-cutting event attended by Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Member of Parliament for Chorley and Speaker of the House of Commons. Sir Lindsay was invited to formally launch the expansion, with the Clinical Health Psychology Service (...


The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, officially opened a successful launch event to celebrate the multi-million-pound funding boost for the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and NIHR Manchester Clinical Research Facility (CRF). More than £74 million has been awarded by the NIHR to Manchester BRC and Manchester...


Last night (Friday 19 May) we celebrated ‘Our People Awards’, the annual recognition programme which celebrates all the fantastic work that happens here at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals and the amazing colleagues that make it happen. The aim of the programme is to highlight and recognise a wide range of achievements which all contribute to our shared...

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