Chorley & South Ribble Emergency Department update
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Board met on Monday 21 September to discuss progress made towards the re-opening of the Emergency Department at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital. The unit has been temporarily closed since Wednesday 1 April as part of the Trust’s response to the pandemic. The Trust has been working towards...
The Baby Beat shop is opening at weekends!
The Baby Beat team are trialling new weekend hours! From Saturday 26th September, you can pop in on Saturdays and Sundays for gifts, baby clothes, snacks and much more! See below for opening hours and more details. We hope to see you there soon!
Penwortham men cycle the Lake District to raise nearly £2000 for local neonatal charity
Local man David Rose and friends have raised over £1,900 in support of maternity and neonatal charity Baby Beat by tackling one of the UK’s most difficult cycling challenges. The Fred Whitton Challenge consists of a 113-mile sportive around the Lake District, starting at Grasmere and taking in the climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter,...
Baby Beat funds new multi-sensory therapy experience for preterm and sick babies at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
Babies on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals can now benefit from a multi-sensory therapy experience thanks to a grant awarded by the Rhodi Charitable Trust to Baby Beat, the charity which supports the neonatal and maternity units. The Sensory Voyager is a mobile play therapy unit for long-term admissions with complex...
NHS hero from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has portrait painted by local artist
Earlier this year, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals launched the Portrait Competition, a national competition where heroes of the NHS are chosen to have their portrait painted by a local artist. Artist Peter Bourne contacted the Trust about Artdex, an organisation who wanted to give back to those working on the frontlines of Covid-19 for their service. ...
Opportunity to transform healthcare in the region takes a step forward
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Hospital Trust (UHMBT) and Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LTHTr) are moving forward as part of the second phase of Government’s flagship Health Infrastructure Plan (HIP). LTHTr and UHMBT have agreed to work collaboratively to maximise seed funding and healthcare opportunities to develop infrastructure plans which...
‘Wear the rainbow’ to raise vital funds for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity is launching their very first virtual Rainbow Run on Monday 5th October. The charity team are asking supporters to run, walk, cycle or even scoot their chosen route and distance and gain sponsorship to raise funds to help improve staff and patient experience at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. Participants can complete their...
Win up to £500 in the Baby Beat virtual balloon race
A cash prize of £500 is up for grabs for the winner of a virtual balloon race that will raise money for Baby Beat, the charity supporting services for babies and parents at maternity services run in Preston and Chorley by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. The event, which starts on Monday 14th September, is an eco-friendly computer...