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October 2023


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has introduced a ‘Tea for Two’ initiative in its Discharge Lounge to help improve patient experience and staff wellbeing for patients using the service who are waiting to go home. The new programme encourages staff working in the Discharge Lounge to pull up a chair and have a cup...


Have you had an overnight stay in one of our hospitals over the past six months? Are you 16 years or older? If so, we need your feedback! The 2023 National Adult Inpatient Survey will launch on 1 November and run through to 30 November 2023, which looks at experiences of inpatients receiving treatment in NHS hospitals. The results are...


Colleagues from Rosemere Cancer Centre, part of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have been asked to be part of a specialist panel at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Surface Guided Radiotherapy Treatment (SGRT) Community in December at County Hall, London. Speaking at the two-day conference, SGRT Europe: A new view of SGRT, will be...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Cancer Research nurse, Haiyan Huang, has been successful in recruiting the first UK patient to the HeredERA clinical trial, which aims to find better ways to give treatment to breast cancer patients. The trial, which is sponsored by F.Hoffmann La Roche Ltd, looks at a small subset of...


Last week colleagues and families at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust marked Baby Loss Awareness Week, where parents, family, and friends unite with others to remember our much loved and missed babies, who were taken too soon. Over the week colleagues raised awareness and much-needed funds to help those in the local area who...


Wedding bells rang out on the Enhanced High Care Unit (EHCU) at Royal Preston Hospital last Thursday (October 5), after a patient was tested for suspected cancer following a fall at home. The happy couple, Paul and Deirdre Holt, who have known each other for 36 years and been together for five, decided to tie the knot...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the Cancer Centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria, is proud to have achieved their best ever scores for patient experience, as well as winning at the prestigious HSJ patient safety award for elective recovery – highly commended for patients who are referred on a cancer pathway. The Rosemere Cancer Centre...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is delighted to confirm the appointment of Silas Nicholls as its next substantive Chief Executive. The appointment comes after a thorough recruitment process involving multiple stakeholders from across the Trust and the wider health and care system at both local and regional level. Silas will succeed Kevin McGee who left the Trust...

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