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Dr Pierre Martin-Hirsch, Director of Research and Innovation and Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, is celebrating remarkable success on two fronts. In collaboration with the International Agency of Research Against Cancer (IARC), a specialised agency of the World Health Organisation, Dr Martin-Hirsch, along with fellow local specialist Professor Ihtesham Rehman from UCLan, has...


A Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Psychologist swapped his day job to risk his life searching for survivors in Tϋrkiye last week after a devastating earthquake killed thousands.  By day Jay McNeil is a Principal Psychologist who works in Oncology, Burns, Plastics and Dermatology but in his spare time, he is also a member of the...


At Lancashire Teaching Hospitals we want all our colleagues to be able to bring their true self to work, and we embrace each individual whatever their preferences.    As the Trust continues to mark LGBT+ History Month during February - supporting the month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history and the history of gay...


February is LGBT History Month and as part of our ongoing commemorations of the event, we are taking a look at the different sexual identities. Asexuality Asexual people do not experience sexual attraction. They may experience other forms of attraction (such as romantic attraction), but this does not lead to a desire to act on...


A refurbished ward has opened its doors to welcome older adult female patients. Skylark Ward, based at Royal Preston Hospital but run by staff from Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCft), was officially opened by CEO Chris Oliver on Monday (February 6th) at a special ceremony attended by staff and families of those...


People living in Lancashire and South Cumbria who are eligible for a COVID-19 autumn booster vaccine and are yet to get it are urged to book now. The NHS vaccination programme will have appointments available at sites across the region next week, giving everyone the opportunity to book a booster appointment if they have not...


Two companies, which regularly work for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have come together at the start of Children’s Mental Health Week to gift and install a new TV that will benefit children struggling emotionally. The TV, donated by Bradford-headquartered audio-visual company AV Universal and fitted by Chorley construction company D&G Builders,...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals will be marking World Cancer Day today (4 February, 2023), a positive annual global movement to help unite people in support of the ongoing work to tackle cancer. We live in a time of awe-inspiring advancements in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, and as the leading cancer centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria, we...

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