CQC system review of Urgent and Emergency Care, and findings from the Inspection at Royal Preston Hospital
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust welcomes a new report highlighting the need to reduce pressure on urgent and emergency care services across Lancashire and South Cumbria. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) published its findings today (Friday 22 July) following a series of coordinated inspections which took place throughout March and April 2022. The CQC carried out...
We all need a bed, don't we?
As a result of judicious purchasing on behalf of the Trust, Martin Keeney from the Hotel Services was able to use savings from one project to purchase a Linet Multicare Critical Care Bed. These beds are widely used in critical care units across the country, but with each costing more than £10k, currently we have...
Baby Beat funds new specialist cots for babies cared for at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
Neonatal and maternity charity Baby Beat has funded six new cots designed to enhance the care provided to babies receiving treatment on Ward 8 Children’s Ward at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. At a cost of nearly £18,000, Baby Beat, with the support of a number of generous grants from The Shepherd Street Trust, Cash...
Preston mosque honours city's key workers for work during Covid pandemic
Key workers and the public sector were thanked for their efforts to keep the city going during the pandemic at a special event held in Preston. The Quuwatul Islam mosque, in Peel Hall Street, Preston hosted the ‘star’ studded occasion to celebrate and recognise many public services within Lancashire for all their efforts in supporting...
Warm Weather Advice
The Met Office has published a UK weather warning including weather for our area. A hot spell is developing this weekend, like to peak early next week,. This hot weather is likely to impact people and infrastructure. Weather like this is something many people look forward to and go out and enjoy. But it’s...
Please allow time to park when attending a breast screening appointment
Please allow more time to park your vehicle if you are attending a breast screening appointment on our mobile unit at Chorley Hospital. We appreciate that parking spaces are limited and that patient parking areas have been affected by current improvement work that is taking place on site. Please call 01942 774713 if you require further guidance.
Is your nursing job banding fit for purpose? Come to the Joint Lancashire Branches Meeting and Online Learning Event
Join us for joint branch meeting and learning opportunity. Lead by Mary-Anne Parkinson, JES lead for RCN North West, and Chair of the RCN Stewards Committee, Maggy Heaton, the 2 hour-long learning session will focus on the importance of up-to-date and accurate job descriptions and examine whether existing banding is appropriate for current roles and responsibilities....
We wish all our Muslim colleagues a wonderful and blessed Eid
Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July marks the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. Eid al-Adha is the festival celebrated by Muslims around the world marking the end of the Hajj / Pilgrimage, which is the 5th pillar of Islam. The rituals of Hajj and Eid are in remembrance of the practices of Prophet Abraham and his...