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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, ‘...


Investment in specialist equipment worth nearly £50,000 will allow faster and more efficient treatment for seriously ill newborns and help to improve comfort for mums with complex pregnancies in the maternity and neonatal units at Royal Preston Hospital. Two Lifestart trolleys, enabling the resuscitation and stabilisation of newborns by the bedside and with the umbilical cord...


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 thanks to funding from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust. The Cancer and End of Life Education Hub, which was first funded by the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, delivers free education and...


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...

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