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Our fabulous Baby Beat volunteers were named the UCLan Community Team of the Year 2023 in May, at the Community Leadership & Volunteering Awards ceremony at the University’s Foster Building in Preston. Organized by the UCLan Centre for Volunteering and Leadership, the annual awards highlighted the efforts of those who donate their time to make a...


My name is Chris and I have been volunteering at Royal Preston Hospital now for over a decade and still find it fulfilling. I retired from an engineering role at BAe Systems in 2011. After about 6 months getting under my wife’s feet, she reminded me that I’d told everyone I was going to start...


This year marks the 39th year of Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), when Lancashire Teaching Hospitals will join thousands of charities and voluntary organisations recognising the contribution volunteers make across the UK. With this year’s theme of ‘Celebrate and Inspire’, we hope to encourage people to be the change that we want to see and...


We want to improve the standard of care we offer so that all patients have equal access to the same high-quality care, no matter where they live in Lancashire and South Cumbria. We want to ensure that services are as close to people’s homes as possible, whenever they can be. We also want to...


Members of NHS Property Services volunteered their time to help prepare for the grand opening of the new Age UK Lancashire Charity Shop in Burnley. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals and Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trusts have come together with Age UK Lancashire to help promote Healthy Living and a new Winter Preparedness Programme. The...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Governors Piotr Spadlo and Janet Miller both attended the Governor Focus Conference at the Kia Oval in London on Tuesday 23 May. Both had a brilliant day, at the famous old Test cricket venue in Kennington, Lambeth – which also hosted England's first international football match and the first FA Cup final. Over 250 governors...


There is no substitute for experience, and Lancashire Teaching Hospital’s Major Incident (MAJAX) simulation days at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital – the first such events in the North West – will be of huge benefit for organisational learning at the Trust and for Emergency Medicine trainees across the region. Organised by Mark Brown, Senior Clinical...


Channel 5 documentary series Cause of Death, featuring several departments across Royal Preston Hospital, has been long-listed in the National Television Awards for Best Factual. The Candour Productions series, which aired in October and November last year, was also filmed alongside the Coroner’s Office and Lancashire Police, following real life coronial investigations, medical processes and...

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