First batch of Medical Interns attain their PG Diploma in Clinical Practice with University of Manchester
The Trust’s Medical Intern Project - shortlisted for Workforce Initiative of the Year at the Health Services Journal awards – has seen its first graduates. The first batch of Medical Interns who commenced with the Trust in August 2020, shortly after the first lockdown for COVID-19, have now completed their full cycle of the programme. And...
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Maternity service: Advice during North West Ambulance Service strikes
Reduction in services operated by North West Ambulance Service is expected on Wednesday 21st and 28th of December due to industrial action. This means North West Ambulance Service will be running at reduced capacity, prioritising those with life-threatening conditions. The Lancashire Teaching Hospitals maternity service will continue to offer its full range of services on...
PNE shirt has been won
Therapeutic Radiographer Lindsay Kellett rafflled a signed, framed Preston North End shirt ahead of Christmas on Friday. She raised £600 money for the Rosemere Cancer Centre. Lindsay and daughter Faye were donated the shirt by Chorley based principal sponsors of North End, PAR Group, which was framed at Funky Graphics. Congratulations to Lindsay and the lucky...
Free parking for patients and visitors
Free parking will be available to all patients and visitors over the festive period as follows December 25th 26th 27th and on the 1st & 2nd of January 2023 a blanket immunity will be in place covering these dates. Keep safe and have a great Festive Period.
Patients urged to think twice before attending A&E this festive period
Patients are being asked to think twice before using urgent care services in Lancashire and South Cumbria over the festive period. Our A&E and urgent care services are currently experiencing significant pressures and coupled with strike action taking place this week, this means that people attending A&E can expect a long wait before...
New Patient Experience and Involvement Strategy Launched
Patients and their families are at the heart of everything we do as a Trust and this week, we are proud to launch our new Patient Experience and Involvement Strategy for 2022-25, which sets out how we intend to build on the fantastic work we already do to deliver high quality and compassionate care. Our...
North End bring some Festive cheer to children’s ward
Preston North End – fresh from a 4-1 win at derby rivals Blackburn Rovers on Saturday – helped lift the spirits of young patients on the children’s ward at Royal Preston Hospital on Tuesday. Manager Ryan Lowe, club captain Alan Browne, Greg Cunningham and Ryan Ledson visited the ward, along with members of staff from the...
Lancashire and South Cumbria COVID-19 mass vaccination sites to close
The last remaining mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in Lancashire and South Cumbria will close later this month. The centres at St John’s Shopping Centre in Preston, Barbara Castle Way in Blackburn and Charter Walk Shopping Centre in Burnley will close on 23 December. The three sites are the last remaining of the seven mass sites...