Longridge Community Hospital

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    Longridge Community Hospital

    Longridge Community Hospital (LCH) Ward is a 15 bedded inpatient facility, operational over 24 hours. It is managed by registered nurses. During normal surgery hours medical responsibility is provided by GPs based at either of the two Longridge surgeries. Preston Primary Care Centre provides out of hours medical cover.

    Non acute patients are admitted to the ward according to agreed access criteria. Patients must be registered with a Longridge GP and require either post-surgical care, medical care, rehabilitation or palliative care.

    Longridge Community Hospital is also home to many Community Services providing clinic rooms for service users:

    • Healthy Minds
    • Speech & Language
    • Baby Clinic & Baby Massage
    • Heart Failure Specialist
    • Stop Smoking
    • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
    • Orthoptist
    • Leg Ulcer
    • Parent Craft
    • Podiatry
    • District Nurses
    • School Nurses
    • Health Visitors

    How to access the service

    Referrals require approval by the patient's GP. Nursing staff co-ordinate assessment and planning of care with patients, relatives and carers leading to a safe and timely discharge. Discharges can involve complex packages that require multi agency input to ensure all needs, both health and social, are addressed. Signposting to other care providers is included in this planning.

    Where these services are provided and how to contact us

    Longridge Community Hospital
    St. Wilfrids Terrace
    Longridge
    PR3 3WQ

    How to contact reception
    Telephone: 01772 777400

    How to contact the ward
    Telephone: 01772 777401
     

    Patient Information Leaflets

    With our leaflets we aim to give you information about the Trust in general, our services and treatments, and to provide useful information for service users and their carers.

    Please follow this link for more information