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 this has made.


Memorial Garden at Royal Preston Hospital for bereaved families is progressing at pace

Memorial gardens with a vision to provide a lasting legacy to lives lost during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as those who have generously given the gift of life to others, are progressing at pace.

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It’s game on for young patients thanks to our Children’s Appeal


Thanks to the generosity of our wonderful supporters, we’ve been able to introduce two new gaming carts to our Children’s Services.

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Digitalising & Improving Pain Management Services


A grant from NHS Charities Together has allowed Pain Management Services and its patients to benefit from the digitalisation of the department, including improvements made to its group room, the Ashton Suite.

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Special Care Dentistry Pain Relief Wand


Dentistry patients will now be able to access care in dental services without the anxiety associated with conventional local anaesthetic delivery techniques or the need of additional methods of pain control, thanks to the new Pain Relief Wand.

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Sensory Voyager Machines


Our young patients will benefit from two new Sensory Voyager machines helping to calm and distract children who are undergoing or awaiting treatment by diverting their attention through visual, sound, and touch-based stimulation activities.

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Dementia Resource Corridor


Thanks to the generosity of our wonderful supporters, we’ve been able to fund a new Dementia Resource Corridor at Royal Preston Hospital.

The new corridor aims to promote dementia awareness and features a range of resources for staff members and people affected by dementia to learn about the disease and strategies to enable people to live well.

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VI Activity Boxes


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


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


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 


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 


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


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


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 


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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