Health Secretary praises Trust’s ‘exceptional improvement’

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has congratulated staff for “exceptional improvement” made at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. The Trust was the most improved in England between January and March for getting patients home from hospital. Shorter hospital stays are an indicator of efficient care as well as releasing beds to newly poorly patients who … Read more

Public welcome at Trust board meeting

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will hold its next board meeting on Thursday 27 July 2017 at 9am. Please note this is a week earlier than previously advertised. The meeting will be held in the Innovation Centre at Ormskirk and District General Hospital. Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe the meeting. Anyone with … Read more

Local volunteer is surprised on her shift at Chorley Hospital

The Mayor of Chorley, amongst other members of the council, made their way to Chorley Hospital to surprise local volunteer, Linda Taylor, with the volunteer of the year award. Chorley Council’s annual Big Thank You event took place on 17 June where the Volunteer of the Year award was presented for its first year running. … Read more

Family present £2,000 donation in mum’s memory

Friends and family raised £2,000 for Southport hospital in memory of Julie Tivey who was a patient on Ward 11b. The 58-year-old former housing officer from Aughton, near Ormskirk, was admitted to hospital in March and died after a short illness. Her husband Colin, a programme director for an engineering firm, said: “The care Julie … Read more

Lions £1,800 gift to maternity unit

Douglas Valley Lions Club are helping relatives of expectant mums have a more comfortable stay when visiting Ormskirk hospital. The West Lancashire fundraisers gave £1,800 towards recliner chairs in the Maternity Assessment Unit for relatives needing to make extended stays. The donation will also allow Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust to buy three further … Read more

Nurse recruitment open evening at Southport hospital

Southport hospital is hosting a recruitment event for nurses interested in working at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. This open evening follows a number of successful events during the past year and is an opportunity for newly qualified and experienced nurses to meet other nurses and team members, and discover what opportunities are available. … Read more