Festive fun at the Christmas markets

The Medical Education department have recently held their annual Christmas markets in the Education Centre at Blackpool Victoria Hospital to offer staff and visitors an opportunity to meet Santa, enjoy tasty food and to buy Christmas presents. The markets were organised by the medical students at Blackpool and Hayley Turner from the undergraduate team in… Continue Reading Festive fun at the Christmas markets

Staff to benefit from new PCs

STAFF at Blackpool Victoria Hospital are to benefit from new easy to access computers in The Restaurant. Members of staff who do not often get the chance to work on a computer have been given the opportunity to access two PCs located in the Restaurant – thanks to funding from a partnership between the Trust… Continue Reading Staff to benefit from new PCs

Help improve your community

People living on the Fylde Coast have been asked to give their views on what is good and what could be improved about where they live. Healthier Fylde Coast – a partnership of local organisations working together to improve health and wellbeing – has launched the ‘Your Community Neighbourhood Plan’ survey to better understand people’s… Continue Reading Help improve your community

Why Hope is an inspiration

Little Hope Ward is an inspiration. Born with Down Syndrome, transient leukaemia, a hole in the heart, joint hypermobility, reduced vision and hearing and having to be fed through a feeding tube, it would have been easy for her family to despair. Fourteen months ago, Hope’s mum, Michelle, was having a normal pregnancy and birth.… Continue Reading Why Hope is an inspiration

Trust champions National Occupational Therapy Week

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has supported a national campaign to champion the work undergoing by dedicated staff. To mark National Occupational Therapy Week teams at the Trust have been promoting the work they do within their roles across the community and acute settings. Practice Development Occupational Therapist, Caroline Livesey, was involved in organising… Continue Reading Trust champions National Occupational Therapy Week