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World Purple Day is an international day of awareness held annually on March 26th to show support for anyone living with epilepsy. The day was founded in 2008 by Cassidy Megan, a young girl from Canada, who has epilepsy and wanted to start a conversation to dispel myths and to assure people living with epilepsy that...


Construction of the Day Case and Eye Unit at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital continues to progress at speed and in line with the original programme, despite the weather challenges faced over the past month which have included wind, torrential down pours and snow, not to mention the cold. We thank Interserve and their contractors...


A development to refurbish the Ribblesdale oncology ward at the Royal Preston Hospital is underway.  The Ribblesdale ward is the only inpatient oncology-specific ward in Lancashire & South Cumbria and supports patients with a wide range of clinical needs and end-of-life care. The 24-bed state-of-the-art ward will consist of shared and single bedroom spaces for patients...


Patient experience at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals’ Gynaecology department is set to improve as the Trust’s Charity provides funds for an ultrasound bladder scanner. The new scanner will be used to determine the amount of urine present in a patient’s bladder. It will look for the amount of urine the bladder is able to...


Training for international nurses has relocated to a temporary new home in the heart of Preston thanks to a new partnership between Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the city’s Cotton Court Business Centre.  Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is part of the Global Learners Programme, which prepares nurses from around the world to qualify...


To celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on Sunday 21st March, we wanted to highlight the positive work of our Work Familiarisation programme which the Widening Participation Team has been running for several years. At Lancashire Teaching Hospitals we are proud to support students with learning difficulties by offering them opportunities to engage in activities that...


Each year, Down Syndrome International invites everyone across the world to wear odd socks to support World Down Syndrome Day. The date is the 21st day of the 3rd month to signify the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome which causes Down Syndrome.  Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is supporting the campaign...


Neonatal and maternity charity, Baby Beat, has been chosen as this year’s Charity of the Year by Preston’s Nationwide Building Society branch.  Staff at the branch will be supporting with raffles, collections and challenges throughout the year.  Based at Sharoe Green Maternity Unit at the Royal Preston Hospital, Baby Beat supports babies and...

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