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Say it virtually this Mother’s Day Each day, new families are being formed in our hospitals and for many, thanking our mums in person this year won’t be possible. To celebrate all of our wonderful mums, those who are with and sadly not with us, and the soon to be mums, send your...


Hundreds of people aged 65 and over and those who are clinically vulnerable are being invited to book a coronavirus vaccination at a new NHS large scale vaccination centre at St Johns Shopping Centre in Preston. The centre will be located in the large unit previously occupied by B&M Bargains. People who are eligible, live...


Doctors in Lancashire and South Cumbria are urging residents to not ignore a persistent cough, not every cough is coronavirus (Covid-19) it could also be a symptom of lung cancer. Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. Around 47,000 people are diagnosed with the condition every year in the UK....


Thank you to a very thoughtful Penwortham resident, Marian Penrose, who has donated a wonderful £1,600 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation to buy six special tables to go over the treatment chairs in the centre’s Chemotherapy Day Case Unit here at Preston. 81-year-old Marian, who celebrates her diamond wedding anniversary in April with husband John, was...


In February last year, Rosemere Cancer Foundation committed £283,521 of charitable funds to go to the set-up and running costs of the new Late Effects Pelvic Radiation Disease Clinic here at Royal Preston Hospital for a three-year pilot period, to help former cancer patients suffering with life-impacting treatment side-effects. The nurse-led clinic is supported by gastroenterology,...


All this week we’re celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2021. As a teaching hospital, we pride ourselves on developing high quality education and training for all our apprentices – putting them on a path to long-term successful careers with us. During 2019/2020 – we recorded 265 apprenticeship starts and overall, retain approximately 90% of our apprentices. Andrew Stone, Apprenticeship Business Manager,...


Manchester-based company Posture Care has designed the new system, which makes it easier for COVID patients to breathe and sleep The unique four-cushion system helps nurses position patients in prone - a technique that sees patients lie on their front to improve the flow of oxygen-rich blood A new device that helps COVID patients breathe...


A team at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is supporting a national initiative to bring the exciting world of science and technology to schools across the UK. The Tech Services Team based at Royal Preston Hospital has joined forces with the award-winning charity TeenTech, to help young people understand more about the range of opportunities available in...

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