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17Nov

With winter fast approaching, health leaders in Lancashire and South Cumbria are asking patients to ensure they understand which NHS service is best for them. The NHS has a number of different services available and with winter pressures building up, it’s important that patients know where they can go. Unfortunately, many people go to...

15Nov

Baby Beat have benefited from the good behaviour of Broughton High School pupils. Last term, the Woodplumpton Lane school raised money for their chosen charity Baby Beat - pupils there are rewarded with points for their good manners and politeness, generosity and kindness and various other awards. These points are then converted into money, and...

14Nov

Today is World Diabetes Day, with Diabetes UK looking for help to #RewriteTheStory Being diagnosed early is so important for all types of diabetes - it can save lives, prevent a medical emergency and reduce the risk of life-changing complications later. Diabetes UK want to make sure everyone knows the signs to look out for,...

09Nov

As lead post-mortem radiographer Amy Brookes says: “This is a very hidden part of healthcare – not many people know what we do or how we do it.”   But Channel 5 series Cause of Death has helped shine a light on what is a very significant and interesting role within the NHS. The Radiography team, alongside a...

07Nov

This week we are running a ‘What the Poppy means to me’ feature across our platforms, up to and including Armistice Day on Friday 11th November, when we unite across faiths, cultures and backgrounds to remember the service and sacrifice of the Armed Forces community from Britain and the Commonwealth.  Traditionally poppies are worn, and...

03Nov

Residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged not to ignore the signs and symptoms of lung cancer this winter. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and as respiratory viruses such as flu and COVID-19 continue to circulate and the weather turns colder, doctors are concerned people may ignore the vital warning signs.    Lung...

01Nov

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...

01Nov

Luke Jackson, a staff nurse on Astley Ward ­– Clinical Investigations United at Chorley District Hospital has been pounding the pavements in October to raise funds for the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals' Charity Children’s Appeal.  Luke set himself a target of running 80km over the month, running home from work every night.  And, after completing 75km,...

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