Coronavirus: Apps to help children and young people

As schools across the UK close to most children, 8.2 million young people will now be kept at home.
Embracing their love of smartphones, apps can keep children and young people engaged with their health and wellbeing, as well as relieving pressure on the NHS.

Coronavirus: Outpatient appointments

Please be informed that many of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust outpatient clinics are continuing to go ahead as planned.

Call to get clued up on Prostate Cancer

Chorley, South Ribble and Greater Preston men are being encouraged to get themselves checked early if they are experiencing any prostate cancer symptoms. Latest figures* show that an average of 75 males in every 100,000 died from prostate cancer each year in the Chorley, South Ribble and Greater Preston areas.

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. 

Plea to pregnant women as 1 in 9 smoke in Chorley, South Ribble and Greater Preston areas

Hundreds of women were recorded as smoking during pregnancy in Chorley, South Ribble and Greater Preston last year, figures reveal.