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Thousands of children could soon be benefitting from a £1 million overhaul of wards and other treatment areas at the Royal Preston Hospital. Today (Monday, May 17, 2021), Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity launches it’s first-ever Children’s Appeal. It will be spent on a whole shopping list of items that will completely re-invent children’s out-patients and...


For all but six short weeks of her life, little Afiyah Master’s home has been a hospital ward. Afiyah was born in November 2019 but even before she came into the world, parents civil servant Asif Master and primary school teacher Khadijah Munshi were told all was not well with their third daughter and it...


Dr Jacqueline Twamley, Academic Research and Innovation Manager at the Centre for Health Research & Innovation at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust administering MediMusic to Nurse Sheleen Armstrong at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital Patients around the world will soon be prescribed soothing music chosen by artificial intelligence to ease their anxiety and pain, thanks...


Health care colleagues working in the Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System have volunteered to be one of the first of a small number of areas in the country to formally ‘accelerate’ the restoration of services. Being part of this ambitious Government initiative is great news for patients in the region, particularly those whose...


71-year-old Brian from Lancashire noticed a couple of new itchy spots on his back, so he contacted his GP with his concerns. He was then quickly referred to the Cancer Centre at Lancashire Teaching Hospital’s for further investigations.. From April 2020 – February 2021 compared to the previous year, urgent skin cancer referrals in Lancashire and South...


From Thursday 6th May 2021, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals will partially relax its visiting arrangements for adult inpatient areas which will see the following changes: Patients will be allowed one visitor per day lasting a maximum of one hour between the times of either 2pm – 3pm or 6pm – 7pm (seven days per week). Arrangements to visit a...


A Preston cancer specialist has been recognised for her outstanding work by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Dr Alison Birtle, a Consultant Oncologist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, has been awarded the title of Honorary Clinical Professor. Known as one of the country’s leading researchers into urological cancers, she will work with...


This week is ‘Experience of care week’  and to mark this important week we are really excited to announce a collaborative project, working with Lancashire Carers Services in partnership with NCompass. Together we are launching our new ‘Carers Forum’ to enable people who care for others to have a say and a real impact in...

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