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January 2024


The Gift of Life butterfly sculpture and new memorial garden at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital was unveiled at an informal opening on Thursday 25 January, having been created by the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity to honour organ and tissue donors. The memorial garden was commissioned and paid for by the Trust’s Organ Donation Committee,...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals held the grand opening of its newly refurbished Gynaecology and Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit at Royal Preston Hospital on Tuesday (January 23), helping to enhance and improve care for women and families experiencing early pregnancy or complications. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was presided over by Chief Nursing Officer, Sarah Cullen, and attended by the...


We are currently looking to better understand how we can engage with our members and local population, to keep you informed as well as listen to what’s important to you and our community. The Governors of a Foundation Trust are charged with reflecting the views of the local population to the management of the...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals’ Paediatric Neuromuscular Service has received a prestigious Centre of Excellence award from leading national charity, Muscular Dystrophy UK. The charity, which helps more than 110,000 children and adults in the UK living with one of over 60 muscle wasting and weakening conditions, awarded the Trust’s Paediatric Neuromuscular Service for providing outstanding care, promoting...


Professor Alex Woywodt, a Renal Consultant at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has recently been recognised for his written work on the impact art can have on the renal community. The article, titled “Beautiful and effective: what art can do for nephrologists and for our patients”, was published in the journal for Nephrology, Dialysis...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals’ Sterile Services department passed a recent ISO external audit with flying colours. The audit revealed no major or minor non-conformities - deviations from specifications, standards, or expectations - marking an excellent result for the Trust. An ISO audit is an audit of your organisation's compliance with the standards set forth by the...


A replacement robotic system is being installed in the Pharmacy departments at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, to help both Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital speed up prescription processing to get medication to patients, faster. The update to the Royal Preston Hospital’s Pharmacy department comes on the back of...

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