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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has awarded a contract to refurbish the Ribblesdale Oncology Ward at Royal Preston Hospital to Interserve Construction. The international support services, construction and equipment group Interserve Group Limited has been awarded the contract to refurbish the ward as a result of their recent success in delivering Ward 5 to support the Trust’s...


2020 marks the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, and on Sunday 5th July, the NHS turns 72. To celebrate, a three-generation family of nurses in roles at Royal Preston Hospital told us what being a nurse means to them, and how it feels to pass on the baton. Noeleen Griggs, from Preston, trained at what was...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is celebrating after recently triumphing at the prestigious international ‘Learning Awards’. The Trust scooped gold in the ‘Innovation in Learning’ category for the impact it’s LIFE (Learning, Inspiration, Future, Employment) Centre has in educating young people on NHS careers and promoting a healthy lifestyle. The awards attract entries from over 50 countries...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust today confirmed that its Board had taken a formal decision to work towards a September 2020 date for the reopening of the Emergency Department (ED) at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital. This timetable is subject to a number of building changes to comply with current Public Health England guidance and...


Local care provider Clifton Homecare are holding a sponsored 24-hour cyclathon to raise money for the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity and Trinity Hospice. The team will be cycling for 24 hours starting at 9am on Friday 17th July and finishing at 9am Saturday 18th July. Taking part are Alysson, Lauren, Genna, Jacqui, Ciara, Nicole and Melissa....


A new book about Preston North End Football Club is taking the community by storm. North End Souls 2, which tells the story of 16 PNE greats, has been snapped up by around 1,000 people – that’s half of the available 2,000 copies sold in less than a month. Keith Harrison, Writer, Leader in Residence at UCLan and author...


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is thanking its staff and the local community for their support and compassion during recent months. On Sunday 5th July, the NHS marks its 72nd birthday, and while this is a celebration of our fantastic organisation, there is a great deal of sadness due to those we have lost...


A unique initiative aimed at supporting medical graduates from overseas is being rolled out from the end of June at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. Sponsored by Health Education England and Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, in partnership with the University of Manchester, the Medical Intern Programme supports International Medical Graduates (IMGs) – who currently make up 25% of the NHS...

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