Celebrating the work of BTH’s Allied Health Professionals

Thursday, 14 October is Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) Day. In a special feature, we profile just a few of the Trust’s hard-working AHPs and find out what they do and why they enjoy their roles.  AHP’s are the third largest healthcare workforce, and consist of 14 separate roles including art therapists, drama therapists, chiropodists and […]

#TeamFyldeCoast – Day Five

This week Blackpool Teaching Hospitals has been participating in the #TeamFyldeCoast improvement week in collaboration with health and care partners across Lancashire and South Cumbria. The exercise built on what has been learnt responding to the pandemic, test new ways of working and ensure people have the best possible experience of health and care services. Today’s […]

#TeamFyldeCoast – Day Four

This week Blackpool Teaching Hospitals is participating in the #TeamFyldeCoast improvement week in collaboration with health and care partners across Lancashire and South Cumbria. The exercise will build on what has been learnt responding to the pandemic, test new ways of working and ensure people have the best possible experience of health and care services. Today’s […]

#TeamFyldeCoast – Day Three

This week Blackpool Teaching Hospitals is participating in the #TeamFyldeCoast improvement week in collaboration with health and care partners across Lancashire and South Cumbria. The exercise will build on what has been learnt responding to the pandemic, test new ways of working and ensure people have the best possible experience of health and care services. Today’s […]

#TeamFyldeCoast – Day Two

This week Blackpool Teaching Hospitals are participating in the #TeamFyldeCoast improvement week  in collaboration with health and care partners across Lancashire and South Cumbria. The exercise will build on what has been learnt responding to the pandemic, test new ways of working and ensure people have the best possible experience of health and care services. […]

#TeamFyldeCoast – Day One

  This week Blackpool Teaching Hospitals are participating in the #TeamFyldeCoast improvement week in collaboration with health and care partners across Lancashire and South Cumbria. The exercise will build on what has been learnt responding to the pandemic, test new ways of working and ensure people have the best possible experience of health and care […]

BTH Oncology Triage Unit

Oncology Triage Unit celebrates one year since opening

A unit which opened a year ago this week to care for cancer patients at Blackpool Victoria Hospital has so far helped more than 800 people.  The Acute Oncology Triage Unit, within the hospital’s Oncology and Haematology Day Unit, is a dedicated facility for supporting local patients who are going through – or have already been through – treatment for cancer.  The […]

Jackie Brunton with team

Jackie is named Nurse of the Year

A nurse at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals has been named Nurse of the Year at the star-studded Who Cares Wins ceremony aired on Channel 4 at the weekend. Jackie Brunton, BTH’s Lead Nurse for End of Life and Bereavement Care, was one of just three people shortlisted for the category, and she attended a ceremony in […]

Ex-Premier League footballer urges people to ‘keep talking’ to reduce suicide

Former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle is making an emotional appeal for people to ‘keep talking’ in a bid to stop men from taking their own lives. The 41-year-old is supporting the latest phase of Lancashire and South Cumbria Health and Care Partnership’s Let’s Keep Talking campaign which is being launched today – World Suicide […]