SDEC receives NHS England visit

The Trust was delighted to host a delegation from NHS England last Thursday as we officially opened the Same Day Emergency Care Unit with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting. As well as celebrating the successes and fantastic work of all those involved with the clinical teams the visit was also an opportunity to share learning and as […]

SDEC showing early signs of success

The Trust’s all-new Same Day Emergency Care unit opened its doors at the beginning of September and has already had a positive impact on healthcare in the region. The unit, which opened on Monday 5 September as part of the Emergency Village development at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals, benefits both patients and the wider healthcare system […]

How patient feedback shaped new Critical Care Unit

The Trust’s brand new Critical Care Unit received an official opening this week, with wide-ranging improvements and state-of-the-art facilities. The new unit puts patient care and experience front and centre, and has been shaped and developed taking into consideration the thoughts and feedback of those patients and families who had previously been in the hospital […]

Trust’s new Critical Care Unit opens

Some of the region’s sickest patients will benefit from a brand new, state-of-the-art critical care unit, which has opened at Blackpool Victoria Hospital this week, as part of the second phase of the £25m Emergency Village project. The new unit, which includes 16 single-patient rooms, has been designed to provide the very best care and […]

Brand new Critical Care Unit set for opening

The Trust’s Critical Care teams are making preparations to move to their brand new state-of-the-art facility. You can take a sneak preview of the new Critical Care Unit and the next phase of the Trust’s Emergency Village plan by watching our video, which also includes the thoughts of Dr Rob Thompson, Critical Care Lead on […]

Critical Care colleagues get first look at new unit

A new Critical Care Unit, which brings together the Blackpool Teaching Hospitals High Dependency Unit and Intensive Care Unit is set to be the next phase of the Emergency Village opening. The Emergency Village development is focused on upgrading facilities and adding capacity, enhancing patient experience. Plans will see a new Critical Care building constructed […]

What is Same Day Emergency Care?

In August the first phase of the Trust’s Emergency Village will open with the Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) unit. The new facility will bring together multi-disciplinary teams from both medical and surgical disciplines and will have a significant positive impact on reducing unnecessary emergency admissions to the hospital. In this video, Dr Adeline Israel, […]

Latest works to Emergency Village

Last week’s progress to the #BTHEVandCC Emergency Village and Critical Care Scheme build included: Works to levels 1 and 2, this includes Mechanical and Electrical First Fix and Wiring, Partition Second Fix and Spray Plastering. In addition to this, work to the Roofing and Plantroom continued and is showing outstanding levels of progress. This included works to […]

Roofing underway

The roofing works are now well underway and today’s crane has been assisting with the installation of the new plantroom roof.