Funded Projects 

Thanks to our incredible supporters we’ve been able to fund many charitable projects that have greatly enhanced the experience for patients and their families at our hospitals. Take a look at some of our recently funded projects to see the difference you can make.

VI Activity Boxes

£3,042

We’ve funded VI activity boxes for inpatients across every ward at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. Our Patient Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team worked closely alongside Galloways, RNIB and the Blind Society to give a special focus on patients who are visually impaired or are blind.

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Fold-away guest beds

£7,745

The 18 fold-away guest beds will allow family members with a loved one receiving end-of-life care to stay overnight. In addition to the guest beds, our hospital charity has also funded 30 aromatherapy diffusers to allow relatives and their loved ones to spend time together in a calming and peaceful environment. 

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Ultrasound bladder scanner

£7,421

The new bladder scanner will help staff in our Gynaecology department care for patients in the most efficient way by reducing initial waiting times and in some cases, prevent patients from undergoing more invasive procedures.

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Proning System 

£1,250

A new ‘proning system’ that helps COVID patients breathe and sleep more easily has been funded at Royal Preston Hospital in the fight against Covid-19.

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Sepsis lift wraps 

£310

New graphics raising awareness of sepsis have been installed at Royal Preston Hospital thanks to charitable donations.

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Enhancements to Critical Care Unit

£150,000 Appeal – complete! 

Thanks to charitable donations the new Critical Care Unit at the Royal Preston Hospital opened with a full range of additional features that greatly enhance the experience of patients and their families.

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Microsystem Coaching Academy

£29,800

The Microsystem Coaching Academy provides staff with the skills to make local improvements within the organisation that have direct impacts on patient care and staff wellbeing

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Medical Equipment being used in an Operating Theatre

Polecam Medical Rig

£26,958

The Polecam’s unique ‘birds eye view’ allows the videographer to capture an uninterrupted focal view of surgical procedures, without disturbing the surgeon or interfering with the surgical environment.

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Little Journey App 

£240

The Little Journey app is designed to help put children at ease before they come into hospital by giving them a little more information on what to expect.

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