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The cold weather couldn’t put a stop to the annual Scooter Selection Box Run for Children’s Services at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. Every year, Norman Hunter and members of several Scooter Clubs across the area come together to take part in what is now a well-established tradition, collecting hundreds of selection boxes, and toys...


Forecasters are expecting temperatures in the region to drop from 6pm tonight until Tuesday (5 December) as an amber weather health alert has been issued across the whole of the north west. Children, older people and other vulnerable groups can be particularly at risk in colder temperatures, while people with long-term health conditions, such as respiratory...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust welcomed three new Patient Safety Partners (PSPs) last week as part of their work to support and enhance patient safety and experience. The brand-new role, which has been developed in line with NHS England and the Patient Safety Framework, will offer support to staff, patients, families and carers to...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has received its Care Quality Commission (CQC) report following inspections in May, June and July of this year. Unannounced inspections took place at urgent and emergency care at Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, as well as medical care, and surgery at Royal Preston Hospital. A...


The charity, Thrombosis UK has launched a new patient information app to help provide people with reliable information about blood clots and venous thromboembolism (VTE).   The app, which is called ‘Let’s Talk Clots’, is free to download, access and use. Information shared on the app has been developed and written in collaboration with individuals...


Around 14,000 people die every year in the UK as a direct result of falls or injuries sustained, with around a third of people aged 65 and over falling at least once a year. As people get older it’s not unusual that they become unsteady on their feet and even though falling is quite common it...


Our Gynaecology & Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (GAU) on the first floor of Sharoe Green Unit is currently undergoing a refurbishment in response to patient feedback to improve our services. From 20/11 for around 6-8 weeks the service will be temporarily located in the Gynae outpatient suite on the ground floor Mon – Fri 8am -8pm. The...


A Clinical Nurse Tutor at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust was commended for her contribution to International Nursing and Midwifery at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace this week, hosted by His Majesty The King. Meettu Koshy, Clinical Nurse Tutor in the Professional Education Development Team at the Trust, admitted it was “a dream come...

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