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If you have a dental issue during lockdown, it is important that you know how to access help when you need it. All high street dental and orthodontic practices can give advice, guidance and prescriptions, which you can collect from your local pharmacy. If you are in pain or in need of support and need […]
Name and role Danielle Marginson, Ward Sister, Surgical Day Case Unit, Royal Preston Hospital, LTHTR. On a typical day we have approx. 30-40 patients per day undergoing surgery under General or Local anaesthetic who are planned to be discharged the same day. We nurse patient’s pre and post-operatively including nurse-led discharge for a wide […]
Name and role Jessica Quayle Clinical Nurse Specialist – Nutrition Integrated Nutrition and Communication Services. On a typical day I travel from Manchester for an 8am start. Generally, I work Monday to Friday 8-5pm. However, every 6 weeks I work the weekend independently and run the service for both Preston and Chorley! I am […]
Name and role Danielle Dobson, Staff Nurse on MAU (Medical Admissions Unit) On a typical day… I am usually one of the admissions nurses on MAU. I start at 7:30am and help on the ward area of MAU, then I return to our admissions area where I help triage new admissions, take bloods and […]
Nichola Verstraelen – Clinical Team Lead Research Matron and National Institute for Health Research NIHR 70@70 Nurse
Name and role Nichola Verstraelen Clinical Team Lead Research Matron – Lancashire Teaching Hospitals National Institute for Health Research NIHR 70@70 Nurse, enabling research to be at the core of the NHS On a typical day… On a typical day I would be looking through a clinical drug trial protocol and assessing if it is […]
Name and role Hayley Crawford, Theatre Coordinator Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust On a typical day My shift times vary each day. At the beginning of my day I deal with any immediate pressures, including theatre lists, staffing, patient flow and availability of theatre kits, ensuring safety of staff and patients. I work […]
The NHS has appointed the region’s first chief midwife to lead improvements in care for expectant mothers and their babies during the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. NHS England have announced that Sascha Wells-Munro OBE would be the first to take on the new role in the North West of England, making her responsible […]
The NHS across Lancashire and South is launching an awareness raising campaign “Let’s Talk Cancer” to encourage people who are eligible, to attend for cervical screening. This comes as health and care organisations across the region get behind Jo’s Trust’s annual cervical cancer prevention week. Latest figures show that seven in 10 people attended their […]
Louise Noblett, who works as a midwife at Blackburn Birthing Centre and is currently six months pregnant with her second child, had her free flu vaccination. She said it is important that mums-to-be and their unborn babies are protected from flu because it can cause complications including potential miscarriage or premature birth. Louise, said: “As […]
A Wirral doctor is the star of a new film clip showcasing a day in the life of a GP, launched at the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) annual conference in Liverpool this week (24-26 October). Dr Santiago Puig, a GP at The Warrens Medical Centre, takes viewers through his typical working day, which […]