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As many as 100,000 patients on waiting lists in Lancashire and South Cumbria could be contacted by the end of March 2023 and asked about their medical condition. Since April, 25,000 patients have been contacted by Chatbot, an automated call system, which guides patients through a series of questions designed by NHS consultants and healthcare experts. Chatbot enables...


If you have or are at risk of Type 2 diabetes and are struggling to keep your new year’s resolution to lose some weight, the NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria may be able to help. Type 2 diabetes is largely preventable, and people can significantly reduce their risk simply by making some small lifestyle changes....


Last May, we launched our 25th Anniversary Guiding Light Appeal to bring Surface Guided Radiotherapy Treatment to the Rosemere Cancer Centre here at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. At a cost of £1.3 million, the cutting-edge kit will revolutionise radiotherapy treatment for thousands of patients from across Lancashire and the South Lakes; currently, the cancer...


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...

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