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As we have had to temporarily suspend adult inpatient visiting, we are in urgent need of more hearts. Knitted, crocheted or sewn, we send one to the patient and one to their relative as a way of staying connected whilst they cannot visit. They provide comfort and a connection between those parted due to hospitalisation...


Being Outdoors is good for us, we all know that and mountain air is edifying. However, for one woman, a mountain climb resulted in meeting her partner and a surprise engagement again up a mountain 5 years later. The lonely goat who stood high on the hill in 2006 was Dennis Gaspar. Well actually according to Carolyn...


Building work is under way at the site of a new centre in Burnley for people being treated for kidney disease, due to open in September.  The new facility, at Briercliffe Shopping Centre, will provide haemodialysis treatment and outpatient clinic facilities for patients from across the region.   Haemodialysis is a treatment to remove waste products...


One of Lancashire’s leading Consultant immunologists, Professor Anthony Rowbottom, has been awarded an MBE in The Queen's Birthday Honours List 2021 in recognition of his services to Pathology during the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Rowbottom is Professor of Clinical Immunology and Laboratory Director for Immunology at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. He is also the Clinical Director for...


The Royal Mail Heroes competition recently invited all schools to submit designs for a series of stamps highlighting the dedication, commitment, resilience and bravery shown by many over the past months. They wanted young designers across the United Kingdom to think about who their hero or heroes are, and to then design a stamp in...


A Lancashire Teaching Hospitals employee has been recognised by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, for her outstanding efforts in the Covid-19 pandemic response.  Claire Woods, who is operational lead for Covid-19 testing at the Trust, was invited to a special reception at 10 Downing Street which was held to recognise a small number of NHS staff members...


This morning Thursday 10th June 2021, The Hall family and directors of James Hall and Company Ltd, unveiled the new state of the art sleeping facilities for Staff working at Royal Preston Hospital.  The sleep pods will give frontline clinical staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust a peaceful and relaxing space to go to...


Residents of more than 100 care homes in Preston and Chorley have been given instant access to healthcare thanks to a new project by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.   The trust has been able to prevent a large number of avoidable hospital admissions since the launch of its new ‘Digital Health’ trial project at the...

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