Pill-sized cameras set to help cut patient waiting lists
Cameras that people can swallow to check for bowel cancer are now being trialled in Lancashire as part of a national pilot. The new colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) features an easy-to-swallow pill with two cameras inside that provide clear images to help clinicians detect polyps (small growths that can progress to bowel cancer) and determine...
Happy Birthday to the NHS
Take a look at just a snippet of the fantastic work that takes place each and every day across Lancashire and South Cumrbia within our National Health Services. Happy Birthday to the NHS.
NHS New Hospital Programme Children’s Services Engagement Workshop
Dear Patient, Carers and Public members in our communities The New Hospital Programme’s Transformation directorate would like to invite you to a 90-minute virtual workshop. The New Hospital Programme is a joint programme by NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care. Improving NHS Infrastructure - NHS Recovery: NHS Recovery (dhsc.gov....
Trust Lead Chaplain ordained as an Anglican Priest
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Lead Chaplain Martin McDonald had the privilege of being ordained as an Anglican Priest on Sunday. One of 24 new Priests and Deacons ordained across Lancashire at the weekend, to serve in The Church of England in Lancashire (Blackburn Diocese) to support its ongoing work across the County, Martin’s service was held...
Your views on our Maternity Services - CQC
The Care Quality Commission are inspecting our Maternity Services across both Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble Hospitals. The CQC would welcome feedback from patients / people who have given birth, or used our Maternity Services, from October 2021 up until 31 December 2022. You can use this link to tell CQC about our service or any service...
Chorley memorial garden is lasting tribute to organ donors and those who lost their lives in the Covid-19 pandemic
As a lasting tribute to organ donors and those who lost their lives in the Covid-19 pandemic, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity has been able to create a Memorial Garden at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, thanks to a generous grant from NHS Charities Together, as well as other donations from public, staff and local businesses....
Lancashire Teaching Hospital hosts two-day workshop with focus on reducing healthcare inequalities
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals hosted a two-day workshop earlier this month with the NHS England and Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Core20PLUS5 accelerator sites, focusing on reducing healthcare inequalities in our communities. The international IHI team and colleagues from the National Healthcare Inequalities Improvement Programme at NHS England joined the learning session, as well as...
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals hosts Maternity Conference
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals hosted a Maternity Conference 2023 on Thursday, 15 June in Education Centre 1 at Royal Preston Hospital, with a number of lectures from key speakers. The conference, which took place over seven hours, was about coming together to learn, inspire and improve our maternity services, with poster presentations showcasing the exciting changes and innovations that...