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02Oct

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is delighted to confirm the appointment of Silas Nicholls as its next substantive Chief Executive. The appointment comes after a thorough recruitment process involving multiple stakeholders from across the Trust and the wider health and care system at both local and regional level. Silas will succeed Kevin McGee who left the Trust...

27Sep

  Premier League side Burnley FC and Championship duo Preston North End and Blackburn Rovers are backing ICON Week 2023. The third annual ICON week (25 to 29 September 2023) is here to raise awareness of infant crying and how to cope to support parents/carers and prevent serious injury, illness and even death of young babies as a result...

27Sep

A midwife at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has been awarded an NHS Safeguarding Star Award for her work to promote safer sleep for babies. Deborah Gibbons, Lead Midwife for Safeguarding at the Trust, was awarded the prestigious accolade for her work around Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC), which is the sudden and unexplained...

25Sep

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is encouraging local carers to join their Carers Forum, which provides a chance to engage with local carers to listen to experiences and ideas in order to shape services to better suit their needs. Carers play a vital role in supporting loved ones, yet their voices often go unheard. This...

21Sep

Last week was World Sepsis Week, which was celebrated by the Trust with a series of events to promote awareness. Over the week, there was a Sepsis van in the Health Academy car park at Royal Preston Hospital, supported by Rachel Lea from the Infection, Prevention and Control Nurse team, as well as a special...

20Sep

As we mark Organ Donation Awareness Week, Keith Astbury discusses the importance of donation, five years after his daughter Pippa gave the gift of life. Pippa suffered a sudden brain haemorrhage in 2018, and surgeons at Royal Preston Hospital were, unfortunately, unable to save her. Unbeknown to her family, Pippa’s wish was to donate her...

19Sep

New Tree of Life blankets will be launched on the first day of Organ Donation Awareness Week. ICU staff nurse and clinical educator Emma Edmonds designed and arranged production of 30 beautiful blankets, that will be placed  on the beds of all consented organ donors. The hope is they will provide recognition to these incredible people...

18Sep

A special rainbow babies’ event to celebrate National Rainbow Baby Day has been held at Royal Preston Hospital with over 40 families from across the region to honour the babies born to families following pregnancy and baby loss, and to remember the babies that are sadly no longer with us. The event was organised by Specialist...

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