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04Mar

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...

04Mar

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...

04Mar

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...

03Mar

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...

03Mar

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...

02Mar

NHS invites people 60+ to join eligible groups in getting the Covid-19 vaccination. Here’s how… Those who are aged 60-63 are now invited to book their Covid-19 vaccination. Letters are being sent to all eligible residents across the area who have not already received their invitation, but you do not need to have received this...

02Mar

Lancashire and South Cumbria Pathology Collaboration’s work in response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been recognised by The Duke of Cambridge. This comes after The Duke spoke over the phone with the Pathology Collaboration’s Associate Director of Transformation and Strategy, Gillian Crankshaw. Gillian informed The Duke about the collective team effort made across...

26Feb

In a major milestone more than half a million patients in Lancashire and South Cumbria have now been vaccinated against coronavirus since December 2020. Vaccines are being delivered at hospital hubs, GP-led vaccination centres, Pharmacy-led vaccination centres, mass vaccination sites, care homes and to housebound residents across the area. The rollout of the vaccine and establishing...

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