Spotlight on flu vaccinators – #MyBTH

As part of our #MyBTH campaign, we are highlighting individuals, teams or services that have an important role within the Trust, but who are not often heard of or understood. Here we look at the role of Occupational Health’s flu vaccinators… Staff may recognise Interim Head of Occupational Health, Sue Houldsworth and Occupational Health Sister, […]

Latest cohort on the Preceptorship Programme welcomed to the Trust

On Wednesday last week, the latest cohort of our accredited Preceptorship Programme started. We are pleased to welcome the preceptees to the Blackpool  Teaching Hospitals Family. We are expecting nearly 70 newly registered nurses over the next few weeks across all divisions. This is a fantastic boost for the Trust, as not only have we retained […]

Carmel runs 13th marathon for Blue Skies Hospitals Fund

A BLACKPOOL runner has ran her thirteenth marathon in aid of a hospital charity. Carmel Sullivan, 51, ran the Berlin Marathon to raise money for Blue Skies Hospitals Fund’s Heart of Gold Fund, for the Lancashire Cardiac Centre, in memory of her partner Mick Edge’s father George who sadly died in the Cardiac Intensive Care […]

Great turnout for joint Fylde coast AGM with Blackpool Teaching Hospitals and CCGs

Fylde coast residents and local organisations flocked to our Annual General Meeting (AGM) last night – Thursday, September 21 – in partnership with Blackpool Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Flyde and Wyre CCG. We joined forces with our CCG colleagues once again to stage our annual meetings on the same day at Blackpool Sixth Form […]

Notice of imminent works to Outpatients entrance.

On the afternoon of Friday September 22, 2017 , works will begin of the resurfacing the pavement in the Outpatient entrance area. It will still be possible to enter and exit Outpatients. On Saturday, September 23, 2017, the Outpatient entrance will be closed with entry and exit from the Chest Clinic. Works will be completed […]

All welcome to attend our AGM tonight in Blackpool

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held tonight – Thursday, September 21 – in Blackpool. Fylde coast residents will have an opportunity to hear about the latest developments in NHS services and everyone is welcome to come along to Blackpool Sixth form College from 5pm. Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which provides services […]

Work and Cancer – Local support available through Rosemere funded service

Each year almost 120,000 people of working age are diagnosed with cancer. Whether you are an employee, carer, business or health professional, support and information about work and cancer is available. Local advice services are accessible both in the Macmillan Information and Support Centre, based at Blackpool Victoria Hospital and via the Vocational Rehabilitation Service […]

Second Butterfly Ball being held to help patients with dementia

A charity evening is being held this December, following its success last year. The Butterfly Ball is being organised by Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust nurse and Dementia Champion, Francesca Maria Chiappe Hall and Clinical Change Facilitator, Andrew Goacher. The proceeds from the event will go to the Trust’s charity, Blue Skies Hospitals Fund […]

New health information directory launched for Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre residents

The FYi directory is a new and unique information resource for people and professionals across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre. It brings together information about a wide range of local health and council services, community clubs, social groups, wellbeing activities and events into one comprehensive source. We know from previously listening to you that it is […]