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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...


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,...


On Wednesday 26 October 2022, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust opened their new virtual reality suite, located in Education Centre Two at Royal Preston Hospital. It comes at a cost of just under £300,000, from a grant provided by Health Education England. The interactive and immersive rooms allow learners to train in different situations without the need...


New state of the art gym and rehabilitation improvements at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital have been funded by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity, thanks in part to a grant of £21,042 from NHS Charities Together. The new improved facilities will enhance the experience and outcomes for Core Therapy patients rehabilitating from traumatic injury, surgery or ill-health...


The national Picker Inpatient Survey 2022 is due to get underway this November. We are asking our Lancashire Teaching Hospitals colleagues to make sure that the poster is displayed in all inpatient areas. You can download and print the poster below. The survey looks at experiences of inpatients receiving...


A new multi-purpose room for patients and their relatives has been created in the Cardiac Unit at Chorley and South Ribble District Hospital, funded with £17,000 from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity, including a £10,000 grant from NHS Charities Together. The room was created by combining a small relatives room with an unused storeroom. Previously the relatives room...


Anne Costich is celebrating her Golden wedding anniversary with a special present.  After living with diabetes for 50 years – being diagnosed the week of her nuptials in October 1972 - she has been awarded an Alan Nabarro medal.  A volunteer at Royal Preston Hospital for the last 15 years, after retiring from teaching, Anne can vividly remember the...


At a time where the work of a number of colleagues is being highlighted in the Channel 5 series Cause of Death, Sophie McPhee has recently become a fully qualified Anatomical Pathology Technologist (APT).   APTs help pathologists examine a body to work out the cause of death, and Sophie, at 23, has recently earned her Level 3 Diploma ...

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