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Building work is under way at the site of a new centre in Ulverston for people being treated for kidney disease, due to open in July. The new centre, on the former site of Sandside Lodge School in Sandside Road, will provide haemodialysis treatment and outpatient clinic facilities.  Haemodialysis is a treatment to remove waste...


Prerana Issar, Chief People Officer of the NHS; and Samantha Allen, Chair of the Health & Care Women Leaders Network, invite all women and allies in health and care to participate in a nationwide celebration on 8th March 2021. The day starts with a tweet chat at 7.30am. The main event starts at 10am and will end...


A son who lost his father to Covid-19 is virtually cycling the distance from Leyland to Malta and back to raise money for the Critical Care Unit where he was cared for. Graham Swarbrick, from Leyland in Lancashire, was admitted to the Critical Care Unit at the Royal Preston Hospital on 24th January 2021 after he...


Many of us have missed holidays and weekends away over the last 12 months - so we're giving you the chance to win a much-needed break on us (when the restrictions ease, of course), while still supporting local cancer patients here at Lancashire teaching Hospitals, with our spring raffle. Our fabulous prizes: A three night weekend...


Mothers caring for their neonatal and sick babies at Royal Preston Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are to benefit from six new, specialist electric breast pumps which they can use whilst on the unit. The Medela Symphony pump is the best pump on the market for mothers of premature babies who often find it...


To mark International HPV Awareness Day, we chatted with Rebecca Jopson, a Therapeutic Radiographer at the Rosemere Cancer Centre, and who sits on the board of the HPV Alliance, to find out more about Human Papillomavirus. Rebecca, you are a Therapeutic Radiographer and work at the Rosemere Cancer Centre at RPH can you tell us...


World Hearing Day is held on 3rd March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and to promote ear and hearing care across the world. According to the Royal National Institute for Deaf People, one in five adults in the UK are deaf or have hearing loss. Further, unaddressed...


Why do babies have their hearing tested at birth? 1 to 2 babies in every 1,000 are born with a hearing loss in one or both ears, 90% of whom are born into families with no history of hearing loss. The NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) offers all parents in England the opportunity to have their baby’s...

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