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06Dec

What is Scarlet Fever? Scarlet fever is usually a mild illness, but it is highly infectious. Therefore, look out for symptoms in your child, which include a sore throat, headache, and fever, along with a fine, pinkish or red body rash with a sandpapery feel. On darker skin, the rash can be more difficult to...

05Dec

Due to refurbishment works, the opening hours of the Chorley and South Ribble Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy will be reduced for approximately five weeks from Monday 31 October. Opening hours during the refurbishment work will be: 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday Prescriptions can also be collected from the pharmacy at Royal Preston Hospital from 9am to 3...

05Dec

People in Lancashire and South Cumbria have been urged to do all they can to minimise the risk of a fall. Almost 1,000 people in the North West died following a fall at home in 2020 and falls are the number one reason older people end up in A&E, with around one in 20 sustaining a broken...

05Dec

When supporting a person experiencing feelings of suicide or self-harm, the role of the internet is frequently overlooked.   Proudly supporting the Samaritans’ internet safety guidance for practitioners, we are urging anyone who provides support around suicide and self-harm (across health, social care and the volunteer community) to learn how to have a meaningful conversation about...

05Dec

Expectant parents across Lancashire and South Cumbria now have access to an app that will store all their maternity notes, rather than needing to carry around a bulky paper file. The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria has joined Badgernet, a portal for clinical staff, which provides an app for parents called Badger Notes. The...

05Dec

Starting on Monday 5th December, we will be having our Always Safety First Safety week sharing and celebrating your contribution to safety and improvement across the Trust with a focus on Safety Huddles and Safety Pauses. Safety huddles happen across our clinical areas and are a brief, focused, multidisciplinary and structured exchange of information which...

05Dec

As National Grief Awareness Week continues, here is the story of Fiona Hanrahan, who lost her father Patrick last December. Our Bereavement team got in touch, and, as we approach the first anniversary of his passing, Fiona said: "Having someone to talk to has brought me a great deal of comfort. It's helped a lot."...

02Dec

Come rain or shine, Marian Orford has been a familiar face at the COVID vaccination centre at St Johns Centre in the middle of Preston The hub, which is due to close on December 23rd, has played a pivotal role in Lancashire's mass vaccination roll-out. Volunteer Marian this week marked her 800th shift as a...

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