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A two-year project aimed at providing extra training for health care professionals who support cancer patients across Lancashire and South Cumbria is being made permanent. The Cancer and End of Life Education Hub, which was first funded by the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, delivers free education and training on the prevention of cancer, early detection, treatment...


An annual Christmas shopping event, which usually takes place at Barton Village Hall, has gone virtual this year due to Covid-19 restrictions. The event, hosted by long-time Baby Beat supporter Rachel Lees with the support of her husband and family, will this year take place online with all proceeds going to the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals’...


Radiology specialists at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals are making innovative use of a mobile operating theatre to ensure patients continue to get the treatment they need during a major refurbishment. Operations that require use of interventional radiology will take place in a newly-installed mobile theatre at Royal Preston Hospital from December. Interventional radiology is a technique...


Would you like to take part in a research study to find out what works to give women good maternity care in an epidemic like COVID-19? We would like to speak with women who have had a baby (and their partners, if they wish) during the COVID-19 pandemic with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. This...


Today, 19th November 2020, is International Stop the Pressure Ulcer Day, an annual global event which takes place every third Thursday in November. The aim of the day is to raise awareness of pressure ulcers and the detrimental impact they have – something many people are touched by every year. The annual event helps increase public and...


A consultant nurse and Clinical Lead for Stroke at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, Anu Thomas, has set up an organisation to provide pastoral care for Indian nurses. The British Indian Nurses Association (BINA), set for official launch tomorrow, has been set up with the support and insight of NHS England, NHS Improvement, Health Education England and...


Maternity and neonatal charity Baby Beat has purchased a specialised ultrasound machine for the Women’s Health theatres teams at Royal Preston Hospital, with the help of a £1,000 grant from the Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation. The equipment helps with the placement of epidural pain relief and spinal anaesthetic, both of which are vital in...


The maternity teams at Royal Preston Hospital are urging mums-to-be to call their midwife or maternity unit if they have any concerns about their baby’s movements. According to Tommy’s, the charity that funds medical research into the causes of premature birth, stillbirth and miscarriage, and provides an information service about health in pregnancy, ‘...

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