Lancashire and South Cumbria New Hospitals Programme shortlist

Season 21, Episode 26,   Mar 15, 2022, 07:00 AM

A shortlist of proposals for the New Hospitals Programme in Lancashire and South Cumbria has been announced. This is a significant development for the programme, which plans to develop new, cutting-edge facilities, offering the absolute best in modern healthcare and addressing significant problems with the ageing Royal Preston Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary buildings.

Caroline Kenyon talks to three of the people leading the programme about how they reached this important milestone – and how they are going to make the final decision on the best option for the region.  

The podcast guests are: 

·       Jerry Hawker, Executive Director for the Lancashire and South Cumbria New Hospitals Programme 
·       Jane Kenny, Lead Nurse at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
·       Dr Somnath Kumar, Consultant Cardiologist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

·       Shortlist of proposals: 
·       New Hospitals Programme Case for Change: 
·       More about the New Hospitals Programme: 
·       About the Lancashire and South Cumbria Health and Care Partnership, the region’s integrated care system: