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Healthwatch Together launches New Hospitals Programme roadshowsPosted: 1st November 2021
Learn more about the New Hospitals Programme at Healthwatch Together’s 2021 roadshow. Full schedule of Lancashire and South Cumbria events is available here.
Rebecca Malin on how we developed our longlist of possible solutionsPosted: 26th October 2021
Rebecca Malin, Programme Director on how we created a longlist of proposals for hospital facilities to help deliver improved health and care for NHS patients and staff in Lancashire and South Cumbria.
Julie Brown and Donna Wolstenholme on healthcare access for elderly and vulnerable patientsPosted: 7th October 2021
Julie Brown and Donna Wolstenholme on Acute Frailty. How the New Hospitals Programme and Hospital at Home model could improve access to healthcare for elderly and vulnerable members of our community.
Cherish Otoo on the future of nursingPosted: 24th September 2021
Cherish Otoo is one of the first group of nurse apprentices recruited by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.
Dave Passant on the importance of hospital layoutsPosted: 23rd September 2021
Interview: Dave Passant on the importance of hospital layouts and how the New Hospitals Programme could transform the working day for hospital porters.
Jerry Hawker on where discussions currently stand on new hospital facilitiesPosted: 7th September 2021
Jerry Hawker, Executive Director for the Lancashire and South Cumbria New Hospitals Programme, provides an update on the longlist of proposals for new hospital facilities.
Tim Almond on the challenges of delivering emergency care in our existing hospitalsPosted: 6th September 2021
Operational Management Lead for the New Hospitals Programme at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Tim has a background in NHS management, with a focus on urgent and emergency care.
Anneen Carlisle on how new hospital facilities could reduce the length of hospital staysPosted: 24th August 2021
Anneen Carlisle (Royal Preston Hospital) explains how new hospital facilities could reduce the length of stay in hospitals across Lancashire.
Our Case for Change to transform healthcare for Lancashire and South CumbriaPosted: 24th August 2021
How the Lancashire and South Cumbria New Hospitals Programme can help transform local healthcare by improving integrated care services across the region.
Asish Chatterjee on new opportunities for Furness General HospitalPosted: 11th August 2021
Clinical Lead, Emergency Medicine at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, Asish Chatterjee talks about his passion for Furness General Hospital and the opportunities to develop and integrate its facilities as part of the New Hospitals Programme.