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02Jun

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...

01Jun

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...

01Jun

The LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans , Queer or Questioning, plus) inclusion ambassador forum would like to invite everyone to celebrate Pride Month in June. Meaning of Pride Month - Every year, during the month of June, the LGBTQ+ community celebrates in a number of different ways. Across the globe, various events are held during this...

28May

Like many other hospitals across the local area, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals are calling for the public’s support to help ease the pressure on its Emergency Departments at both Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital. This comes following a significant increase in attendances over recent weeks, over and above what would usually...

27May

Dr Shiva Tripathi has received the title of Honorary Clinical Professor within the Lancashire Applied Health Research Collaboration Hub (LARCH) at The University of Central Lancashire. This comes hard on the heels of a similar appointment for Dr Alison Birtle and the 2020 NHS Healthcare Science Lifetime Achievement award to Dr Martin Myers. All three are...

24May

With Pansexual Visibility Day taking place today (Monday, 24 May), here are five things we need to do about this key date in the LGBTQ+ Calendar. May 24 is Pansexual Visibility Day. Much like Bi Visibility Day, when bisexual people remove their invisibility cloaks and instead don their fetching bi vis jackets, Pan Visibility Day is a...

21May

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals today announced the appointment of Kevin McGee as its new Chief Executive. The appointment comes after a rigorous recruitment process involving multiple stakeholders, representing a range of voices from across the Trust and the wider health and care system at both local and regional level. Kevin will succeed incumbent Chief Executive, Karen...

20May

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has launched its Caring Campaign which will provide additional support to patients who are receiving end-of-life care and for their family members. As part of the new campaign, 18 fold-out guest beds have been provided to the Trust by Lancashire Teaching Hospital’s Charity, which helps to raise funds for...

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