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Throughout the next 30 days, Muslim colleagues across our Trust will be taking part in Ramadan. Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement and worship when Muslims draw closer to God. The act of fasting allows the individual to understand the pain and suffering of millions around the world in poverty and famine, leaving the...


We are now in week five of the six weeks of Lent, which asks believers to set aside a time each year for fasting, representing Christ’s time of temptation in the wilderness, as we focus on his life, ministry, sacrifice and resurrection. Each week we have asked a colleague what Lent means to them,...


A Lancashire Teaching Hospitals colleague has earned an Allied Health Professional (AHP) Support Workforce Recognition Award for spreading the word about career opportunities within the Trust. Student Occupational Therapist, Sophie McLean, was recognised by the Allied Health Professions Faculty for Lancashire and South Cumbria for “speaking confidently at a national job centre careers event, sharing...


The first post-pandemic Preston Health Mela event was held on Saturday – a fun-packed focus on ways to maintain health and wellbeing. Hosted by UCLan in the Foster Building, with a wide range of exhibitors, Trust Staff governor Piotr Spadlo and Public Governors Janet Miller and Margaret France were in attendance, invited as honoured guests to...


The season of Lent represents Christ’s time of temptation in the wilderness, where he fasted and was tempted by the Devil. In each of the six weeks of Lent, we will ask what the season means to various members of staff, and next up is Kirsten Walthall, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, who said: “For...


This week the Trust is marking Neurodiversity Week – a worldwide initiative that challenges stereotypes and misconceptions about neurological differences. As a Trust, we aim to support all our colleagues and ensure they feel they can bring their best self to work. This week, we have been speaking to the Neurodiversity Lead at the Trust, Aaron...


Chorley & South Ribble Hospital is one of eight surgical hubs to be awarded accreditation as part of a pilot scheme to ensure the highest standards in clinical and operational practice. The scheme, run by NHS England’s Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, assesses...


The results of the annual NHS Staff Survey have now been announced, and despite challenging circumstances, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is pleased to be one of only three Trusts in the North West to have increased our overall staff satisfaction score. The Staff Survey is the largest of its kind and is carried out...

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