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Vanita Brookes, Retired Consultant in Special Care Dentistry with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals (LTH), was awarded an MBE in the King’s Birthday Honours List for services to improving the oral health of patients with disabilities. In 2008, LTH became the first Trust in the North of England to employ a consultant in Special Care Dentistry, in...


We are working with specialist transport consultants Mott Macdonald to create a new travel plan for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals - and we need your views on travelling to and from our hospitals. We are launching our patient and visitor travel survey, so you can share your feedback on travel, parking and sustainable travel choices. Tell...


Today, colleagues across Lancashire Teaching Hospitals celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first Windrush arrivals, whose history is forever intertwined with the NHS. On June 22 1948, the HMT Empire Windrush docked in Tilbury, Essex, just a couple of weeks before the NHS came into being on July 5. The ship carried 492 passengers from a number of Caribbean...


A specialist Health Day event for people with a learning disability or autism has been held at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital to help patients feel less anxious ahead of their hospital appointment. ‘Our Health Day’ was set up by the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Learning Disabilities team to make it easier for people with a...


A new Regional Hyper-Acute Stroke Unit (HASU) was opened at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals last week, bringing experts and equipment under one roof to help reduce death rates in stroke patients. The new unit, based at Royal Preston Hospital, is led by stroke specialist consultants, supported by a multidisciplinary team including specialist nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists...


Five initiatives across Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have been shortlisted for awards in this year’s HSJ Patient Safety Awards, which recognises safety, culture and positive experience in patient care, celebrating its worthy finalists on a national scale. A record-breaking 515 entries were received for the Awards, with 209 organisations, projects and individuals making it to...


On Tuesday 27 June we will host our first of many digital pop-up clinics from AGE UK, at Chorley in the ATC entrance. AGE UK have been granted funding for this wonderful project, to support patients and families from age 18, who feel excluded through digital technology. This scheme will cover a lot of detail, from NHS...


Dads-to-be in Lancashire and South Cumbria are set to benefit from the DadPad app - an easy-to-use resource, developed with the NHS, to provide support and guidance. The DadPad app is a useful resource before baby arrives and after baby is born, and is designed to be used as a quick, on-the-go reference tool, allowing...

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