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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...


The Royal College of Nursing will be holding strike action  from 8pm on 30 April to 11.59pm on 1 May, 2023. The RCN have confirmed that this strike will involve nursing staff working in emergency departments, intensive care units, cancer care and other services that were previously exempt. The RCN and Government are in dispute around the timing...


In the past 30 days, Muslim colleagues across the Trust took part in observing the holy month of Ramadan. This meant colleagues would fast throughout the day whilst seeking closeness to Allah (God). As Ramadan concludes it marks a time for celebration and enjoyment known as Eid-ul-Fitr. Eid brings together families and friends and allows Muslims...


People living across Lancashire and South Cumbria have been urged to get repeat prescription orders in early to avoid being without vital medication during the coming month which will see three bank holidays as well as nurses on strike. This year, in addition to the Early May Bank Holiday (1 May) and Spring Bank Holiday (29 May),...

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