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East Lancashire Hospital's groundbreaking Falls Response Service, operated in partnership with North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS), received a major seal of approval last week during a visit by Professor Keith Willett, Medical Director, Acute Care & Emergency Preparedness NHS England.
Next month we will be taking the opportunity to recognise all our fantastic midwives and nurses. Every year on 5 May the International Day of the Midwife takes place, followed a week later on 12 May by International Nurses’ Day.
Mum who had blood conflict with her babies thanks medics for saving both her daughters’ lives
A Lancashire mum whose blood type conflicted with her babies leading to them needing lifesaving treatment has praised medical staff at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust for saving both her children.
Compassionate care for older people
Last week, the Centre of Excellence for Safety of Older People (CESOP) hosted a seminar which put the topic of compassion under the spotlight. As we embrace the ever developing world of medicine and celebrate our aging population, we must also strive to deliver the highest quality of health care with compassion at its heart.
Significant improvements in sepsis treatment
Patients receiving cancer treatment in Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire are now better protected against a potentially fatal side effect, thanks to improvements at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.
World championship medal for up-and-coming Darwen ice hockey star
A hospital worker from Darwen has skated her way to success with a silver medal at the 2018 Ice Hockey World Championships - and has her sights set on going one step further next year.
Specialist Nurse visits Ribble Valley Breast Cancer Support Group
A local support group for women affected by breast cancer this week welcomed a special guest to discuss breast cancer and the menopause.