An important message for pregnant women
Emma has an important message for those pregnant and have not been vaccinated for Covid-19 and the flu. Please protect yourself, your baby and your loved ones.
Lancashire nurses win RCN outstanding contribution award during Black History Month celebrations
Two colleagues have won a Royal College of Nursing award to mark their outstanding contribution to the equality, diversity and inclusion agenda and the experience of BAME service users and staff across the health and social care sector. Anu Thomas and Deepsi Khatiwada, who are both nurses at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals have been recognised at...
Faith leaders encourage others to become vaccinated
Imam Khalid Ibrahim and Martin McDonald Lead Chaplain Pastoral Care, both had their flu vaccines and Covid-19 Booster jabs this morning at the Royal Preston Hospital Hub. As you will all be aware, people from Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Minority Communities are at a higher risk from Covid-19 than those from other communities. In...
Visiting hours to increase at Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble District Hospitals
Throughout the pandemic, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals have kept their visitor policies under regular review to get the right balance between patient safety and flexibility for patients and their families. In response to a more stable Covid-19 position at both Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble Hospitals and a reduction in the numbers of Covid-19...
Baby Loss Awareness Week
Baby Loss Awareness Week is a wonderful 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...
Cancer Patient & Carers Forum
Patient experience and carer experience of the Cancer Services provided by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHTR) is needed to help with service developments and improvements. The aim To understand how best to help and support patients and carers, Health Care Professionals need to know what patient and carer needs are. The aim of the forum...
Official opening for new centre in Ulverston for people with kidney disease
Patients and special guests had chance to take a behind-the-scenes tour of Ulverston’s new centre for people being treated for kidney disease at its official opening. Furness Renal Centre, in Sandside Road, Ulverston, brings haemodialysis treatment and outpatient clinic facilities closer to home for patients. Haemodialysis is a treatment to remove waste products and...
Claire reaches the final
Claire Stephens (Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner) has reached the finals for the National Colorectal Cancer Nurses Network, The prestigious Gary Logue Awards. Nominated for the Bowel Cancer UK award by our colleague and lead cancer nurse Anne Tomlinson, it is in recognition of the work that Claire has done in developing and coordinating a revised...