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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...


At Lancashire Teaching Hospitals it is our priority that pregnant people have a support partner throughout pregnancy and birth. It is also important that we do all we can to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19 and keep everyone who use our services and our staff safe. We know that 1 in 3 people with Covid-19...


An innovative new video clinic suite is planned for Royal Preston Hospital to make it easier for clinicians at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to see patients remotely.  The new ‘Virtual Hub’, on the first floor of the hospital’s Day Treatment Centre building, will feature 12 fully-equipped, soundproofed booths, making it easier than ever...


Midwife Marie Chambers who has worked for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Maternity Services since 2000 has assisted 1000 women to give birth.  The 1000th Baby was born at Chorley Birth Centre where Marie is based with the Chorley Continuity Team.  Chorley Birth Centre is one of four birthing options available at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust The Birth Centre...

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