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June 2023


As a lasting tribute to organ donors and those who lost their lives in the Covid-19 pandemic, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity has been able to create a Memorial Garden at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, thanks to a generous grant from NHS Charities Together, as well as other donations from public, staff and local businesses....


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals hosted a two-day workshop earlier this month with the NHS England and Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Core20PLUS5 accelerator sites, focusing on reducing healthcare inequalities in our communities. The international IHI team and colleagues from the National Healthcare Inequalities Improvement Programme at NHS England joined the learning session, as well as...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals hosted a Maternity Conference 2023 on Thursday, 15 June in Education Centre 1 at Royal Preston Hospital, with a number of lectures from key speakers. The conference, which took place over seven hours, was about coming together to learn, inspire and improve our maternity services, with poster presentations showcasing the exciting changes and innovations that...


Vanita Brookes, Retired Consultant in Special Care Dentistry with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals (LTH), was awarded an MBE in the King’s Birthday Honours List for services to improving the oral health of patients with disabilities. In 2008, LTH became the first Trust in the North of England to employ a consultant in Special Care Dentistry, in...


We are working with specialist transport consultants Mott Macdonald to create a new travel plan for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals - and we need your views on travelling to and from our hospitals. We are launching our patient and visitor travel survey, so you can share your feedback on travel, parking and sustainable travel choices. Tell...


Today, colleagues across Lancashire Teaching Hospitals celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first Windrush arrivals, whose history is forever intertwined with the NHS. On June 22 1948, the HMT Empire Windrush docked in Tilbury, Essex, just a couple of weeks before the NHS came into being on July 5. The ship carried 492 passengers from a number of Caribbean...


A specialist Health Day event for people with a learning disability or autism has been held at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital to help patients feel less anxious ahead of their hospital appointment. ‘Our Health Day’ was set up by the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Learning Disabilities team to make it easier for people with a...


A new Regional Hyper-Acute Stroke Unit (HASU) was opened at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals last week, bringing experts and equipment under one roof to help reduce death rates in stroke patients. The new unit, based at Royal Preston Hospital, is led by stroke specialist consultants, supported by a multidisciplinary team including specialist nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists...

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