Second Fylde Coast Dementia Hub held at Clifton Hospital

EVENTS have been taking place around Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as part of Dementia Awareness Week. Last Thursday, comic Bobby Ball open the Fylde Coast Dementia Hub at Clifton Hospital, Ward 1. His emotional speech had him, and the crowd, in tears as he spoke about his mother who had Alzheimer’s. He said: […]

Blackpool Victoria’s Dementia Awareness Day was a 1950s hit

Dementia awareness events have been taking place around Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Last Friday, Blackpool Victoria Hospital played host to their third Dementia Awareness Day, this time with a 1950s theme. The event was opened by record-breaking AFC striker, Danny Rowe following a speech by non-executive director Mark Cullinan and before a 1950s […]

Bank Holiday opening times for local health services

As the upcoming bank holiday weekend means more people will be out and about enjoying the extra free time in the garden, park or beach health officials are reminding people to stay safe and make sure they use the correct medical services if they need them. Bank holidays are notoriously busy for health services as […]

Cyber attack update – Statement for patients and the public

Statement from Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, NHS Blackpool Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG The NHS in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre would like to thank local people for their support and understanding during what has been a challenging time for services in the area. We would also like people to […]

Fylde coast team up for national health award

A Fylde coast health team has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The Extensive Care team has been put forward in the workforce efficiency category of this year’s Health Service Journal Value in Healthcare Awards. The team, made up a wide range of healthcare workers from Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, was nominated […]

Message for people using Lancashire Sexual Health Service

The Trust’s Sexual Health Services team is currently unable to text patients to confirm appointments. Please attend your appointments regardless of whether you receive a text message. There will also be a delay in sending out results, but patients who need to be contacted regarding their results will be. http://lancashiresexualhealth.nhs.uk/

Join us for our Dementia Awareness Days!

Don’t forget to join us at our events this week as part of #DAW2017 #DementiaAwarenessWeek! Tomorrow, May 18, Clifton Hospital will be hosting the latest Fylde Coast Dementia Hub, 10am-3pm. The event will be opened by comic and actor Bobby Ball and there will be a host of services offering help and advice. Blackpool Victoria […]

Join our mock trial to find out more about research at our hospitals on the Fylde coast

Fylde coast residents are invited to a special research event celebrating International Clinical Trials Day at Blackpool Victoria Hospital on Monday, May 22. A mock research trial involving jelly beans will be set up by the Trust’s Research and Development Team to illustrate how trials work. Michelle Stephens, Manager of the Research and Development Department, […]