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Baby Loss Awareness Week is an opportunity to bring us together as a community and give anyone touched by pregnancy and baby loss a safe and supportive space to share their experiences and feel that they are not alone. Our Baby Beat charity does an incredible job to ensure that local families who experience this...


We urgently need people to give blood, with red cell stocks lower than we would want.  In addition, group A platelets are vulnerable to peaks in demand or drops in collection. We are currently able to supply to orders, with some need for substitution, and will remain at pre-Amber alert until at least 5 January 2023.  We...


Andy Curran has won the 999 Hero award in the Best of Lancashire 2022 awards ceremony held last night at The Crow Wood Burnley. Andy is perhaps a jack of all trades and an aspirant master of all. He puts down his work ethic to having a short attention span and need to never know what’s...


Specialist equipment offering Motor Neurone Disease (MND) patients more independence, confidence and control has been funded by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity.  The state-of-the art equipment supplied for patients under the care of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes arm supports and rests to assist with eating and drinking, along with pager switch systems to...


The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria has stated its preference for new hospitals on new sites for both Royal Preston Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary as part of the New Hospitals Programme, which plans to develop cutting-edge facilities, offering the absolute best in modern healthcare and addressing significant problems with the current ageing hospital...


“Babies cry, you can cope!” that’s the message from NHS, local authorities, and healthcare organisations from across the country who have come together this September to promote lifesaving messages to parents. Research suggests that some parents and caregivers can lose control when a baby’s crying becomes too much. Some go on to shake...


Our SAFE Centre is a remarkable place, the first purpose-built facility in the United Kingdom. Its celebrating 20 years of providing incredible care to those in need of the services it provides 24 hours per day. “Last year I was in a very different place, but after your support,  today I'm in a much better place. It's...


Residents in Lancashire and South Cumbria aged 75 and over, and those with weakened immune systems, are now able to book their own appointment for the new-style booster. This follows the rollout of the new variant-busting jab to care home residents and staff earlier this week. From Monday 12 September onwards, GPs, pharmacists, and mass vaccination sites...

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