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13Nov

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals are urging local people not to delay contacting their GP about any lung cancer symptoms. The NHS is committed to providing essential cancer services during the Covid-19 pandemic. At the beginning of the outbreak, there was a sharp drop in the number of...

13Nov

Spending the festive season in hospital is something we all hope to avoid, and after the challenges and difficulties 2020 has brought us already, we all want to stay healthy and at home with our loved ones. However not everyone is so lucky, and many people will be in hospital over the Christmas period.  That’s...

11Nov

A training programme funded by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity is to be rolled out more widely across the Trust, thanks to its success in the first year. Developed by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, the Microsystem Coaching Academy (MCA) provides staff with the skills to make local level improvements within the organisation that have direct impacts on...

11Nov

Baby Beat, the charity which supports babies and mothers being cared for at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, is throwing its support behind its ambassador Ranvir Singh, who the charity hopes is quick stepping her way to winning the famous Strictly Come Dancing glitter ball. Award-winning presenter and political editor for ITV’s Good Morning Britain and...

10Nov

The drop-in blood clinics at Preston and Chorley hospitals are currently prioritising only clinically urgent tests for patients as a result of reduced staffing. These urgent clinics will be available between 8.30am and 12.30pm, Monday – Friday, from Wednesday 11th November. You should only attend one of these hospital clinics for a blood test if your...

06Nov

A Nelson company has brought a smile to the lips of doctors, nurses and other clinical staff working at Rosemere Cancer Centre, Lancashire and South Cumbria’s regional specialist cancer treatment and radiotherapy centre. Concept Plastics Group Ltd, which is based at Barnfield Business Centre off Brunswick Street, has donated approximately 1,000 twin packs of its...

04Nov

A clinic set up at Royal Preston Hospital’s Sharoe Green Maternity Unit is helping pregnant women who have suffered loss in a previous pregnancy. The Rainbow Clinic was set up with the aim of providing antenatal care to women who have suffered a late miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death previously. The clinic, which is...

04Nov

The Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity has received nearly £4000 in donations following their successful Rainbow Run. The virtual event ran from 5th-25th October, and supporters were encouraged to raise funds by setting their own challenge, choosing their own distance, location and form of exercise, be it running walking or cycling. The Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity...

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