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Recruitment has begun for a staff team to launch a new rehabilitation unit at Royal Preston Hospital. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals aims to fill 50 roles across various specialities including nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and support roles at the new unit, due to open later this year. There will be a mix of secondment opportunities, permanent roles...


Routine breast screening services are fully operational in Lancashire and South Cumbria. Local people are being assured that it is safe to attend this quick but vital appointment if invited. One in eight women in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. The risk increases with age, which is why all people...


We have announced that we will be in a position to re-open the Emergency Department at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital on a phased and reduced hours basis from the 2nd November 2020. The unit had been temporarily closed since Wednesday the 1st April as part of the Trust’s response to the pandemic....


Some fantastic progress has been made on the all-new Chorley Birth Centre, due for completion in the coming weeks! Watch this video featuring colleagues Sarah Cullen, Janet Cotton, Trudy Delves, Joanne Goss, Emma Ashton and Francesca Seed of the Maternity Voices Partnership, to discover some amazing new features, fittings and concepts for the new facility....


People with kidney disease on dialysis treatment in East Lancashire, North Lancashire and South Cumbria will see improvements to the service they receive following the award of a new contract. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which is responsible for renal services across Lancashire and South Cumbria, has awarded a contract to Diaverum Facilities Management...


The maternity team at Royal Preston Hospital has launched a new programme to support parents and care givers with practical support and safe coping strategies for when a baby/infant is crying frequently. The ICON programme, which stands for: I – Infant crying is normal C – Comforting methods can help O – It’s OK to walk...


The Nursing Times Awards have nominated the Maternity Unit at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals as a finalist for the prestigious Patient Safety Improvement Award. The team have been nominated for their work in reducing the number of new born admissions to the Neonatal Unit caused by hypoglycaemia (a condition caused by low blood sugar), by 80%. The...


Cash4Clothes in Preston has teamed up with local neonatal and maternity charity Baby Beat to help raise funds with an ‘Autumn Clear Out’ campaign which will run throughout October. Cash4Clothes are asking people to drop off their unwanted clothes, shoes and accessories at the shop on Blackpool Road in Ashton and are offering...

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