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Five initiatives across Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have been shortlisted for awards in this year’s HSJ Patient Safety Awards, which recognises safety, culture and positive experience in patient care, celebrating its worthy finalists on a national scale. A record-breaking 515 entries were received for the Awards, with 209 organisations, projects and individuals making it to...


On Tuesday 27 June we will host our first of many digital pop-up clinics from AGE UK, at Chorley in the ATC entrance. AGE UK have been granted funding for this wonderful project, to support patients and families from age 18, who feel excluded through digital technology. This scheme will cover a lot of detail, from NHS...


Dads-to-be in Lancashire and South Cumbria are set to benefit from the DadPad app - an easy-to-use resource, developed with the NHS, to provide support and guidance. The DadPad app is a useful resource before baby arrives and after baby is born, and is designed to be used as a quick, on-the-go reference tool, allowing...


Thanks to a successful application from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity, the amazing patients and staff of Ward 8 at Royal Preston Hospital are among 600 lucky recipients worldwide of a special LEGO MRI scanner. The charity submitted an application to receive one of the sets, designed to help children cope with MRI scans, and make them less...


Gemma Abbott, a staff nurse in the Neurosurgery Unit at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, was a double winner at the Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS apprenticeship awards at the Imperial Banqueting Suite in Preston last month. The event recognised the outstanding contribution and achievements apprentices from the area have made over the last year. Gemma was...


A specialist Health Day event for people living with learning disabilities or autism has been set up at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, giving patients the opportunity to feel more comfortable ahead of their appointments. ‘Our Health Day’, which has been set up by the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Learning Disabilities team, has been developed to...


Health services in Lancashire and South Cumbria will prioritise emergency and life-saving care during the latest round of industrial action. The local NHS is expecting to be under significant pressure this week and people living in the area have been warned that routine care will face disruption. The three-day strike is due to take place...


The British Medical Association (BMA), British Dental Association (BDA) and Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA) have announced 72 hours of continuous junior doctors’ strikes from 06:59 on Wednesday 14 June until 06:59 on Saturday 17 June. Junior doctors make up around half of all doctors in the NHS. Junior doctors are qualified doctors who have anywhere up to eight...

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