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May 2024


Upon meeting Ancy Jogy Jacob, it is obvious to see why the Clinical Practise Educator won the All Smiles award at last year’s Internationally Educated Colleagues Celebration Day. A smile from a nurse can convey acceptance, build trust, help address emotional needs of patients, and reduce stress for patients and families. Ancy’s smile...


Today is World Bladder Cancer Day, the final day of May, which is also Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Every year, over 610,000 people are diagnosed with bladder cancer, and 1.9m people find themselves living with the condition. It is the ninth most commonly diagnosed cancer and the 13th cause of death from cancer globally, yet bladder...


Maggie’s Stillbirth Legacy – regional fundraiser and Pride of Britain award winners - paid a special visit to the Emergency Department at Royal Preston Hospital earlier this month. Maggie's mum Sarah Bernasconi-Parsons, and brother, Oliver brought over 40 bear hug bags (early loss keepsakes), 20 memory boxes for babies and children, 150 adult loss keepsakes, a cuddle cot...


A new patient safety initiative has been introduced at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals as part of a UK-wide rollout of Martha’s Rule, which ensures relatives are able to ask for help when they are concerned about a patient’s condition. ‘Call 4 Concern’ (C4C) is an adaptation of the first phase of the introduction of...


Gregg Stevenson, a former Lead Physical Training Instructor and Mental Health Practitioner at the Trust’s Specialist Rehabilitation Centre (SMRC), secured back-to-back European titles at the weekend, winning gold with Lauren Rowles in the PR2 mixed double sculls (PR2 Mix 2x) at the European Rowing Championships in Szeged, Hungary. The former Royal Engineer from Foulridge,...


United Utilities and Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to ask patients and visitors to help keep the hospitals in good shape by only flushing pee, poo and paper down the loo. The move follows a dramatic increase in blockages and flooding at both its Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble...

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