Macmillan Info Centre in Preston undergoes £48K make-over
Macmillan’s Cancer Information and Support Service in Lancashire has undergone a £48k refurbishment to help enhance the experience for people living with cancer. The service, which has three sites based at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, two at Royal Preston Hospital and one at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, supports anyone affected by...
The first antiviral drug to treat patients with Covid-19 and trialled at LTH approved by UK medicines regulator
The first oral antiviral drug designed to treat patients with Covid-19 and trialled at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been approved by the UK medicines regulator. The Lancashire Clinical Research Facility, who are a partnership of the Trust were one of seven centres across the UK recruiting volunteers for the AGILE coronavirus drug...
New Theatres open at Chorley & South Ribble Hospital
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the opening of three new day case theatres at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital. The new theatres, which now make nine in total, are a much welcomed addition to the site and will help make inroads for patients who are currently awaiting elective procedures. The...
The Blackpool Tower will be lit up in recognition of World Stroke Day
World Stroke Day: Don’t miss out on #PreciousTime On Friday 29 October, the Blackpool Tower will be lit up in recognition of World Stroke Day. The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria will be giving strong support to World Stroke Day – an annual opportunity to highlight the serious nature and high rate of strokes and...
Finalists in the Parkinson’s Excellence Network awards
Staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals in Preston have been shortlisted as finalist for the UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network Awards, which will be held virtually, for the first time, on October 28. They have been shortlisted for the Sharing Learning and Education and have a chance to be the overall winner of the Excellence Award. To...
Ribblesdale Ribbon Cutting Opening Ceremony
Rosemere Cancer Centre’s new 24 bed Ribblesdale Ward welcomed its first patients at 9 am today (Friday, 22nd October) following a short official opening ceremony attended by ward staff and others involved in the project yesterday afternoon. Former patient Mike Richardson was given the honour of cutting the ribbon to declare the ward, which will take...
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...