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19 September 2018

Consultation on single central Lancashire A&E unit delayed


A public consultation into a proposal for a single A&E unit to cover Central Lancashire has been postponed. Under draft NHS proposals, Chorley and Preston hospitals would share one emergency department and elective surgery be concentrated at the other. Formal consultation was due in January but the debate has been delayed until "spring 2019 at the earliest", Lancashire Teaching Hospitals said. Read full story...

30 August 2018

Single A&E department in central Lancashire 'will save lives'

A single accident and emergency unit in central Lancashire will save lives and mean fewer cancelled operations, says a medical director. Under draft NHS proposals Chorley and Preston hospitals would share one emergency department and elective surgery be concentrated at the other. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust which runs both hospitals said the move would be beneficial to patients. Protect Chorley Hospital group pledged to fight plans at a protest meeting. Read more...



23 August 2018

Plan for single A&E department for central Lancashire

Central Lancashire could be served by a single accident and emergency unit under NHS plans to reorganise services. The draft plans do not specify where the unit would be or mention the existing Preston or Chorley's units. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust medical director Dr Geraldine Skailes said the public would get a say on the "configuration" of services. Chorley MP Sir Lindsay Hoyle said any change would not negate the need for local A&Es.



23 August 2018

Chorley Hospital campaigners call "urgent" meeting about the future of the site
An “urgent” meeting has been called by campaigners demanding the reinstatement of a 24-hour Accident and Emergency department at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital. It comes after a draft NHS plan was published, indicating that the public could be asked for its opinion on a single A&E unit for central Lancashire.



23 August 2018

How Chorley Hospital's A&E unit was downgraded


Following the news that under new plans Central Lancashire is likely to be served by a single A&E unit, we look at how Chorley Hospital's A&E unit was downgraded.























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