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Measles cases are rising across England, with numbers expected to rise now that millions of children have returned to school this week. The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria is urging parents and guardians to check that their children are up to date with their MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccinations to reduce the risk...


Members of the public are invited to attend the first Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the NHS Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB). Integrated Care Boards were first established in July 2022 and replaced Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). The ICB is a statutory NHS organisation which is responsible for developing a plan for meeting...


As temperatures across the country are set to soar over the coming days, the NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria is encouraging people to take steps to stay safe. Forecasters are expecting temperatures in the region to rise throughout the week, with many areas in the North West predicted to reach the mid-to-late 20s. Children,...


Thanks in part to a grant of £15,228 from NHS Charities Together, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity has been able to fund new gym equipment at the Royal Preston Hospital to help patients rehabilitate. The new facilities will enhance patient experience and outcomes when rehabilitating from traumatic injury, surgery or ill-health, including COVID-19. The gym will also...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals are delighted to announce that they have received glowing feedback from Manchester Medical School during their 2023 Annual Performance Review. Supporting up to 350 medical students at any one given time, the Trust is one of the largest teaching facilities in the county and after what was described by as an ‘extremely positive session’...


NHS Trusts in Lancashire and South Cumbria are collaborating to develop a digital education network that will share learning environment approaches across organisations in education and practices, helping to improve digital learning across the region. This collaboration of sharing digital resources developed as a direct result of the Targeted Practice Education Programme 4.4 objective, which aims...


A summer series of national New Hospital Programme roadshow events visited Preston today (16 August 2023), as Government representatives arrived to discuss the next steps for building two new hospitals in the region. Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS welcomed Health Minister Lord Nick Markham CBE following on from the Government’s commitment to replace both Royal Preston...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce that Professor Mohammed Munavvar, Consultant Respiratory Physician and Interventional Pulmonologist, has been shortlisted for Clinical Leader of the Year at the HSJ Awards, recognising an outstanding contribution to healthcare and securing a place at the prestigious awards ceremony later this year. A record-breaking 1456 entries have...

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