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‘Sik zyu faa saang dang tai hei’ is what we did as Dr Lam entered the room. Not that we were eating peanuts or sat in the local cinema. We were in the The Rosemere Centre at the Royal Preston Hospital. Waiting to see the reaction, (that’s what the idiom means by the way)...


Dr Alison Birtle, our Consultant Oncologist, has been awarded the title of Honorary Clinical Professor at the University of Manchester. Having been Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the university since 2007, Alison was recently encouraged to apply for a professorship and received confirmation earlier this week from the MAHSC Honorary Clinical Chair in the Faculty of...


Ground-breaking artificial intelligence (AI) technology has been created in Lancashire and South Cumbria to report and read brain imaging scans to help stroke patients. Known has Brainomix, the technology will help interpret Computerised Tomography (CT) or Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) scans of acute ischaemic stroke patients. Ischaemic strokes are the most common type of stroke...


Children’s Illnesses – appropriate alternatives to A&E from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals on Vimeo. We are currently seeing an increasing number of children arrive in our Emergency Department at Royal Preston and the same is true of all surrounding hospitals.   For many this was not the best place for them to receive their care. The...


A new Discharge Lounge has opened at Royal Preston Hospital, offering improved facilities for patients as they leave hospital.  Relocated to the front of the hospital, the new enlarged facility has capacity for up to 21 patients at a time and offers a comfortable and welcoming space for people at the end of their stay in...


A nurse at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has shared her experiences after progressing from the role of healthcare assistant to a unit manager of an endoscopy department.    Newly-appointed Chorley and South Ribble Hospital Endoscopy Manager Christine Roberts joined Lancashire Teaching Hospitals as a Band 2 Healthcare Assistant in November 2009.    Christine began her healthcare career working ...


NHS staff who were on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19 will be at the heart of a special service of commemoration and thanksgiving to be held at St Paul’s Cathedral on Monday, the anniversary of the health service’s foundation.  Martin Keeney who heads up the portering service s at The Royal...


Medical Director,Dr Gerry Skailes, pictured withChief Operating Officer, Faith Button. An innovative new video clinic suite has opened at Royal Preston Hospital.   Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has invested in the new facility after seeing a growth in popularity of video clinics among clinicians and patients since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.  ...

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