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17Dec

Two babies who spent their first few months of life together at Royal Preston Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are being taken on a sponsored walk of the Blackpool illuminations to raise money for Baby Beat. Daisy and Arlo, who were both born prematurely in May of this year weighing 1b 8oz and 1...

17Dec

Generous staff at Barton Grange Landscapes have donated a Christmas tree to brighten up the Critical Care department for staff at Royal Preston Hospital this festive season. The company, based at Barton, near Preston, donates a Christmas tree to the department every year. This year, with visiting to the department restricted, the company has installed...

16Dec

We would like to clarify that, at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, nothing has changed with regards to our policy on allowing partners for scans.  A partner can attend for the 20 week scan only. We are reassessing the safety of this on a weekly basis.  All patients are being contacted prior to their appointments to check their...

15Dec

Patients who need specialist rehabilitation in order to return home from hospital will be cared for in a new facility opened at Royal Preston Hospital this week.  Avondale Rehabilitation Unit is a new service offered by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, predominantly for patients who need more intensive rehabilitation and two or more people to move and...

14Dec

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce that the relocated freestanding Chorley Birth Centre within the Chorley and South Ribble Hospital site will be opening on Monday 14th December 2020. The new centre offers an outstanding birth environment for women with active birthing equipment and birthing pools in each of the birth rooms...

11Dec

With just a four festive designs left to choose from, the Baby Beat Charity Christmas cards are selling fast! You can still purchase yours by either visiting the Baby Beat, or if you prefer to shop online, you can do so with our online shop by clicking this link: https://baby-beat.sumup.link/   Thank you...

11Dec

Mask-wearing staff at​ hospitals in Preston and Chorley are being encouraged to wear photo-ID badges to help foster a stronger connection with their patients.  Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has adopted the #AndILookLikeThis initiative to help break down the barrier that can be created by the use of masks.  Alison Cookson, Patient Experience & Involvement Lead at Lancashire...

11Dec

A local man has raised more than £1,300 for maternity and neonatal charity Baby Beat in memory of his baby daughter who sadly passed away on 25th April 2020. Ribbleton resident Ross Green and his sister Lauren Jackson, presented Baby Beat with a cheque for £1,308 and 5 memory boxes which are given to bereaved parents, to give back...

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