A mum whose baby was born at full-term but ended up fighting for his life in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre wants to spread awareness that it’s not just tiny, premature babies that are born poorly.

A grandad and former hospital porter at Burnley General Teaching Hospital is now receiving regular chemotherapy at the site for bowel cancer which has spread to his liver.

A mother and daughter who have both been treated at the new Lancashire Elective Centre at Burnley General Teaching Hospital have praised the facility for its high level of care in a pleasant environment.

Working hard and playing hard, Michael Hunt had a full and active life with no concerns about his health.

When he first started experiencing heart palpitations now and again, he dismissed it thinking it was nothing.

It may have once only been the dreams of science fiction but robotic surgery is now a lifesaving reality and Lancashire’s first surgical robot is leading the way in the North West by performing head and neck surgery robotically.

A couple today praised doctors and nurses for saving their baby’s life after she stopped breathing following birth.


A couple today revealed they owe their daughter’s life to a midwife who trusted her instincts to give them an earlier scan appointment.