Helping you stay connected

As we have stopped visits to our hospitals for the time being, we want to do everything we can to keep our patients connected with their loved ones. Wherever possible, we will be using technology to allow video messaging between patients and their families and friends. We already have a number of iPads set up […]

Media statement on further Covid-19 deaths

Kevin McGee, Chief Executive, for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said: “We can confirm that, sadly, a further two patients have died who tested positive for COVID-19 while being treated at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. “They were a man aged 88 and a woman aged 66. “Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patients’ families and […]

Two further Covid-19 deaths at BVH

Two further Covid-19 deaths at BVH Kevin McGee, Chief Executive, for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said: “We can confirm that, sadly, a further two patients have died who tested positive for COVID-19 while being treated at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. Both patients had underlying health issues. “They were a man aged 82 and a woman […]

Legendary comic helps boost morale amid Covid-19 pandemic

A legendary comedian is helping to boost NHS staff morale as staff continue to fight the Covid19 pandemic. Bobby Ball, one half of comedy duo, Cannon and Ball has fronted a video using the comics’ famous theme tune, Together We’ll Be OK and are joined by various members of staff from Blackpool Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

Two further COVID-19 deaths at BVH

Kevin McGee, Chief Executive, for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said: “We can confirm that, sadly, a further two patients have died who tested positive for COVID-19 while being treated at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. Both patients had underlying health issues. “They were a man aged 64 and a woman aged 70. “Our thoughts and condolences […]

Statement: Death of a patient with COVID-19

  Kevin McGee, Chief Executive, for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said: “We can confirm that sadly, a patient aged 80 has passed away at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. They had tested positive for COVID-19. “Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patient’s family and loved ones at this difficult time.” ENDS For further information please […]

Changes to the CAMHS services

There have been some changes to the CAMHS service during this uncertain period. Sinead Ward, CAMHS Team Leader, has put this video together, explaining the changes and support our there for young people: https://www.facebook.com/BlackpoolHospitals/videos/2690266061208402/  

New patient visiting restrictions during COVID-19 outbreak

New patient visiting restrictions during COVID-19 outbreak Due to the rapidly changing situation around COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and in line with the Prime Minister’s instructions to ‘stay at home, protect the NHS, and save lives’, it has become necessary to temporarily suspend visiting at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We have not undertaken this lightly […]

Comic Jimmy Cricket sends a message of support to #NHS staff

You may remember that for our #NHS70 celebrations, we had a lot of support from our local celebrities. We’ve been back in touch with these generous entertainers and they are gladly supporting us again in the #Covid19 situation. Here’s legendary comic, Jimmy Cricket, with his message of support… #TeamBTH #TeamNHS #BTHInItTogether

Emergency Department holds celebration night for staff

The Emergency Department held a staff celebration event recently with heartfelt local support. Department Coordinators, Vicky Smith and Trish Bowen, developed the idea after networking with a neighbouring Trust. Vicky said: “Working in our roles can be very pressured and staff haven’t had a team event in so long so we felt it important for […]