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The NHS is calling on those who are eligible to book their cervical screening appointments when invited to do so. The call comes as cervical cancer charity, Jo’s Trust, launches its annual Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (23-29 Jan 2023) to raise awareness of cervical cancer and to drive uptake in the NHS Cervical Screening Programme....


Dental Therapist Sarah Hartigan, who works in Special Care Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has co-written a chapter in a new book on the Care of Head and Neck Cancer Patients for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists.  Editor Jocelyn J. Harding has compiled the advisory guide – released earlier this...


Vaccinations  Health chiefs in the North West have urged people to grab a vaccine boost to protect themselves from COVID-19 and flu amid continuing high infection rates and hospital admissions.  Hundreds of sites across the region, including general practices, pharmacies and hospital hubs, are continuing to offer first, second and autumn booster doses of the...


The Bereavement Team based in the maternity unit at Royal Preston Hospital were delighted to accept a generous donation of books aimed at supporting families who are faced with the loss of a pregnancy, baby loss or sadly the loss of a baby shortly after birth. The team received a generous donation of £468.60 from the...


Veteran Gregg Stevenson is hoping to make the plane for the 2024 Paralympics in Paris, having been helped along the way by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Specialist Mobility Rehabilitation Centre. Gregg, from Foulridge, near Burnley, was seriously wounded in Kajaki, Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2009, losing both legs, his left above the knee.  He...


You can find out at Royal Preston Hospital on Thursday 26th January, and help join us in saving lives.   The NHS Blood and Transplant service will be here by the main lifts on the ground floor, between 10-30am and 2-30pm.   People can drop by to register as a blood donor, and it may...


A 25-strong first cohort started the Practice-Based Pathway at Preston College on Monday 9th January – a new, unique, innovative entry route into nursing, delivered by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). A first for the United Kingdom, the workplace-based programme, leading to a BSc (Hons) Nursing with...


The UK Clinical Research Facility Network (UKCRF Network), hosted by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), has been awarded £2.4 million funding by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to support research studies over the next five years.  The UKCRF Network works in collaboration with 54 Clinical Research Facilities (CRFs) based within NHS Trusts...

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