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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is asking patients, partners and other key stakeholders to share their views on social value by completing a short survey. As an anchor institution, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to working with partners to reduce health inequalities and work with our communities to improve health and wellbeing, and we need your feedback...


Having launched a new menu including Halal food in July, the Lancashire Teaching Catering team are looking forward to further exciting additions after a visit from the Vegetarian Society. The Vegetarian Society Cookery School, in Altrincham, help more people go vegetarian and have a positive impact on animals, health and the environment. Paul Harris, production...


In something of a ‘coo’ for the Trust, Luke Summers will be on site every Friday afternoon to ward off the pigeons! Luke, of Northern Pest Management, is a wanted man, having featured in the national press and appeared on Sky Sports News helping at The Open at Royal Birkdale in 2017, where he was tasked...


Its International Infection Prevention and Control Week this week and today we need to talk stools. The Clostridioides difficile procedure has been updated in line with National Guidance and now all patients with Bristol stool type 5, 6 or 7 must be risk assessed. This change has been facilitated by the introduction of rapid intestinal testing which will...


This week we are marking Infection Prevention and Control week with a daily item on a specific subject. Dr W Khan, Consultant Cardiologist, introduces today’s topic. The simple yet complicated Aseptic Non Touch Technique or ANTT. Aseptic technique is a clinical practice aimed to protect patients from contamination or infection during a wide range...


Shazia Hafiz, a Locum Breast Consultant, is pounding the pavement for a good cause on Sunday.  Shazia is raising funds for a doppler to be available in theatres for breast surgery in the Central Lancashire Breast Unit at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital.  With no funding available, Shazia has taken it upon herself to do...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals’ Medical Intern Project has been shortlisted for Workforce Initiative of the Year at the Health Services Journal (HSJ) awards. A staggering 1,067 entries were received for the Awards, with 219 projects and individuals making it to the final shortlist, from across 162 organisations, reflecting the breadth of innovation and care within the UK’s healthcare...


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