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On Monday 22nd March the Gastroenterology team launched their new Non-Symptom Specific Rapid Diagnostic Centre (RDC) at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals (LTH) in line with NHSE Long Term Plan to provide a personal, accurate and faster diagnosis service, with excellent patient experience. The Gastroenterology and Cancer Services teams have been working in collaboration with GPs over...


From ward rounds to making waves, a team of 12 staff from Rosemere Cancer Centre’s in-patient Ribblesdale Ward (pictured) is to take part in this year’s Rosemere Cancer Foundation Cross Bay Walk across Morecambe Bay to raise funds for the charity. Some will be joined by family and friends when the walk sets out...


The UK vaccination programme has now delivered over 27 million first doses, 6.1 million second jabs and more than 6,000 lives already have been saved. Take-up of the vaccine has been exceptionally strong; five out of six people in the first nine priority groups have already chosen to take up the offer. Today, the NHS is now offering...


Staff from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will be running, cycling, kayaking, swimming and walking 3,021 miles in April – the distance from Preston to Raqqa in Northeast Syria – to raise money for Syria Relief. The Emergency Department and the Critical Care departments will be competing with each other to see who can raise the most money. ...


The UK’s largest nurse-led stroke research team has been awarded prestigious funding to investigate end-of-life care for stroke patients. The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Dr Clare Thetford and Professor Liz Lightbody will lead the team, in collaboration with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LTHTR) and institutions across the country, to research...


Happy transgender visibility day! Today is officially to 'celebrate transgender people and raise awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide, as well as celebrate their contributions to society’. It’s also a good day to say “we exist” to non-transgender (cis) people and “you’re not alone” to trans people. Both in the UK...


Royal Preston Hospital has received a large donation of Easter eggs for its paediatric unit as a part of a donation from five star builder Barratt Homes. The hospital, which is close to the housebuilder’s developments Bowland Meadow and Highgate Park in Preston, was delighted to receive the donation. A range of Easter eggs...


This photo was taken in 2019's Cross Bay Walk Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity and neonatal and maternity charity Baby Beat are delighted to offer for the first time, a limited number of places for this year’s historic Cross Bay Walk. It will be the first public fundraising event both charities have run since many...

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