Latest news

  • Experience and Engagement team shortlisted for PEN National Awards

    11th August 2022

    We are delighted to announce that our Experience and Engagement team has made the finals of the Patient Experience Network (PEN) National Awards 2022 in the Team of the Year category.

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  • More award nominations for LSCft

    8th August 2022

    We are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted six times at this year’s HSJ Awards, recognising our outstanding contribution to healthcare and earning the opportunity to showcase our achievements on a national platform.

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  • Welcoming our Latest Addition to the Harbour

    5th August 2022

    The trust has extended its team with its latest recruit – Minnie – a pet therapy dog.

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  • Apprentices recognised as we celebrate key milestones following workforce investment

    5th August 2022

    We are recognising the ‘invaluable contribution’ of apprentices while celebrating key successes in our recruitment and development of apprentice workers.

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  • Significant Improvement recognised in recent CQC inspection

    22nd July 2022

    The CQC has today (Friday 22 July) released its report following an inspection of Liaison Psychiatry services delivered by the trust; part of a national review of urgent and emergency care centres which began in April of this year.

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  • New way to access mental health services across Central and West Lancashire

    12th July 2022

    Residents from across Central and West Lancashire who need to access mental health help and support are now able to via one number, 24 hours a day, from today.

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  • New way to access mental health services across East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen

    6th July 2022

    Residents from across East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen who need to access mental health help and support are now able to via one number, 24 hours a day, from today.

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  • We've been shortlisted for seven Nursing Times Nominations!

    4th July 2022

    We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted seven times across six categories at this year’s Nursing Times Awards, recognising their outstanding contribution to nursing.

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  • OCS strike action update

    29th June 2022

    Staff employed by OCS, who deliver facilities management services at some LSCft sites have voted in favour of taking strike action today (Wednesday 29 June), tomorrow (Thursday 30 June) and Friday 1 July.

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  • Boxing star Jack steps out of the ring to open our new gym facility for inpatients

    29th June 2022

    Professional boxer Jack Catterall took a break from training to open our new outdoor gym at Chorley Hospital. The light welterweight boxer, and local Chorley lad, was invited to cut the ribbon at the official opening on Wednesday (22 June).

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  • We are celebrating winning The Ruth Young award at the North West Coast Innovation Agency Awards

    29th June 2022

    We are celebrating after winning The Ruth Young award at the North West Coast Innovation Agency Awards.

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  • Rise of Cost of Living Drives Increases in Mental Health Demand

    23rd June 2022

    With the widely reported rise in the cost of living, mental health experts are warning of the potential impact on people’s mental health and are advising them to speak out and get help.

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