Read the latest news about the programme
Posted: 18th January 2023
In September 2022, the NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria stated its preference for new hospitals on new sites for both Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Royal Preston Hospital as part of the New Hospitals Programme, alongside alternative partial…
Posted: 26th September 2022
The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria has stated its preference for new hospitals on new sites for both Royal Preston Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary as part of the New Hospitals Programme, which plans to develop cutting-edge facilities,…
Posted: 4th August 2022
The Lancashire and South Cumbria New Hospitals Programme team has heard from thousands of people across the region and are now able to share a number of their findings. Read more about some of the key themes of people's feedback.
Posted: 15th March 2022
Listen to our New Hospitals Programme experts Dr Som Kumar, Jane Kenny and Jerry Hawker explaining more about the proposals on our shortlist of proposals for new hospital facilities in Lancashire and South Cumbria.
Posted: 10th March 2022
The NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria has today (10 March 2022) announced its shortlist of proposals for new hospital facilities for Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Royal Preston Hospital, with investment at Furness General Hospital.
Posted: 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.
Posted: 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.
Posted: 27th July 2021
Our staff are key to the success of the local NHS and to the care provided for local people. This is why strengthening our ability to retain and recruit great staff is at the heart of the New Hospitals Programme.
Posted: 19th July 2021
The local NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria has published a new Case for Change report, explaining why funding for new hospital facilities is essential for the health of local people.
Posted: 25th June 2021
The New Hospitals Programme and Healthwatch Together team up to speak to local communities about proposals for new hospital facilities.