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Today we are celebrating International Women’s Day across the Trust, a day to mark women’s achievements, raise awareness of discrimination, take action to drive gender parity and embrace equality across the globe. As part of our celebrations, we’ll be chatting to various directors and divisional directors across our organisation as part of...


Thousands of people in Lancashire and South Cumbria who have been sent a lifesaving bowel cancer home testing kit are being encouraged to use it and return it. A new NHS campaign aims to increase uptake of the home testing kit to ensure more people are diagnosed with bowel cancer at the earliest stage when...


The 40-day season of Lent – not counting Sundays – represents Christ’s time of temptation in the wilderness, where he fasted and was tempted by the Devil. Lent asks believers to set aside a time each year for similar fasting, marking a season of focus on Christ’s life, ministry sacrifice and resurrection. In each of...


A Consultant Clinical Scientist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals was a proud guest at the House of Lords last week, after being made an honorary fellow of the Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS). Rob Shorten, who started his career in healthcare science as a Biomedical Scientist, was nominated by one of his peers at Great Ormond...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new Patient Experience and Involvement Strategy which will help transform care for patients across Lancashire and South Cumbria. An extensive consultation was undertaken with patients and their families last year to try and understand what colleagues and departments at the Trust do well in terms of...


The chapels at both Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and District Hospital held short services simultaneously for Ash Wednesday on 22nd February. The services were a wonderful success, with people from many different staff groups in attendance. It was a lovely time together to mark the start of Lent, which focuses Christians’ hearts on repentance...


An official opening event was held at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust on Friday morning, 24th February, to celebrate the completion of the refurbishment of the Muslim prayer room at Royal Preston Hospital. The Chaplaincy department were delighted to welcome Executive colleagues from the Trust to showcase the new room, with Ailsa Brotherton, Director of...


Lancashire Teaching Hospital Charity is excited to share its BRAND-NEW challenge event for 2023! Do you fancy the opportunity to abseil down the historic Peel Tower monument in Bury, descending a drop of 128ft to raise funds for the young patients treated at our hospitals? Join us on Saturday 25th March and abseil down one of...

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