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The Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Learning Disabilities team will be hosting a fantastic interactive event for people with living with a learning disability or autism on Tuesday 20th June. The ‘Our Health Day’ event will take place at Chorley and South Ribble District Hospital from 10am – 1pm on 20th June in Health Academy 3.  Entry to the...


The Tech Team from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust were inspiring the next generation of digital roles at a Teen Tech event hosted by UCLan this week, highlighting the importance of cyber security, and educating local children on the importance of safeguarding digital systems. The event, which was held at the Sir Tom Finney...


Patients being discharged from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are benefitting from enhanced welfare support and a more streamlined service, thanks to a pilot scheme in partnership with Age UK Lancashire. The scheme, which is one of the first in the UK, was set up earlier this year and is planned to run for six...


The fabulous Baby Beat volunteers won the UCLan Community Team of the Year 2023 award on Wednesday night 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...


May is Stroke Awareness Month in the UK, raising awareness of the symptoms and the importance of acting quickly when you spot one of the signs. Stroke is one of the leading causes of adult disability in the UK, and two-thirds of people who survive find themselves living with a disability. The NHS in Lancashire...


Parents and carers are being urged to bring their children forward for vital pre-school vaccines this World Immunisation Week (24-30 April). Data shows that around one in 10 children are unvaccinated and unprotected against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) by the time they start school in Lancashire and South Cumbria. The latest published data for October...


The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria is marking World Asthma Day this year by highlighting the help available to manage this common long-term health condition.   The global awareness day on Tuesday 2 May is an opportunity to educate children and young people about the symptoms and triggers of asthma and how to keep it under...


Nurses at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust were recognised for their efforts in supporting student nurses last week, at an event to celebrate one of this year’s cohort of nurses who completed the Learning Mentor Apprenticeship.   The programme, which was set up in 2019 following feedback from students and new employees for effective support, aims...

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