Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

01772 716565 Chief Executive's Office, Royal Preston Hospital, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood , Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9HT

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 20 ratings for this trust


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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest and highest performing trusts in the North West.  Our purpose is to always provide excellent care with compassion.

We provide a full range of district general hospital services to 390,000 people in Preston, Chorley and South Ribble, and aim to deliver excellent care with compassion which meets the individual needs of every patient.

Our ambition is to become the regional hospital for Lancashire and South Cumbria, and we currently provide a range of specialist services including neurosurgery and neurology, oncology, burns and plastics, renal and disablement to 1.5m patients across the area.  We have recently been accredited as the regional major trauma centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria and are working towards expanding our range of specialist services.

During the past few years we have significantly increased our participation in national and international research programmes, and are one of the country’s leading cancer trial patient recruiters, demonstrating our commitment to developing new and progressive treatment which improves health outcomes.

We provide award winning education programmes for medical, nursing and allied health professional students in our state of the art learning facilities which are amongst the most advanced in the country.

We employ more than 7,000 staff across two hospital sites, and are committed to working in partnership to deliver seamless care to patients close to home.




Latest reviews of this trust

Great care

The nurses and doctors took the time to treat me in the best way they could, especially given the pressures they were under - like all ho...

22 February 2018

Elective suite at Burnley general

This morning I had an 8am appointment for a blood test procedure and what a lovely ward and nurses, I was even offered a cup of tea and b...

10 January 2018

Staff at fracture clinic and physio.

I wish to thank all the staff in fracture clinic, Chorley, especially the surgeon, who has done an excellent job on my fractured humerous...

8 November 2017

A&E then overnight stay

The ambulance to A&E was reassuring, thank you, you made an extremely painful and distressing time a lot less traumatising. Once i got...

19 October 2017

Medical assessment unit were amazing!!

I arrived from my GP on Thursday the 12th of October last week after suffering crippling pains in my head, I stayed for two days and was ...

16 October 2017

Quality of service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Last updated on 30 June 2014.

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