Latest news

  • 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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  • Trust Apprentices win awards at the North West Health and Social Care Apprentice Awards

    20th June 2022

    We are proud to announce that two of our apprentices won awards at the North West Health and Social Care Apprentice Awards on Friday (June 17)

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  • We've been shortlisted for eight HSJ Patient Safety awards

    20th June 2022

    We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted eight times across six categories at this year’s HSJ Patient Safety Awards, recognising our outstanding contribution to healthcare.

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  • We're celebrating our Design in Mental Health Award win

    16th June 2022

    Our newly refurbished Wesham Rehabilitation Centre won the Design in Mental Health award for ‘Project of the Year – Refurbishment’.

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  • Friends and family get an insight into positive mental health care at open day

    16th June 2022

    Friends and family of service users joined us at Ormskirk Hospital for a Summer Open Day and were joined by Titch the miniature donkey and goats Ant and Dec!

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