About Us

About Lancashire Care

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people.

The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. Wellbeing services provided include smoking cessation and healthy lifestyle services. The Trust specialises in secure, inpatient and community mental health services.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites, working with a multitude of partners to provide health & wellbeing services.  The Trust’s vision is to provide high quality care, in the right place, at the right time, every time.

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Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) rates services as Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement or Inadequate. You will start to see our latest performance ratings on our website and at our premises in public entrances and waiting areas from 1 April 2015. This is all about helping to achieve better awareness and greater transparency for people who use services and the public about the services we provide. You can find out how our care services performed at their last CQC inspection here and read about the actions we are continually taking to improve our standards.

Our latest CQC inspection rating

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CQC overall rating
Requires improvement




You can also see the reports for Lancashire Care by following this link to the CQC website.

Please follow the links below to download a copy of the Trust's Action Plan arising from the CQC visit and a selection of FAQs


Working for us

LCFT services are within easy reach of the Lake District, Forest of Bowland, Blackpool, Southport and the Yorkshire Moors, as well as the historic cities of Lancaster, Manchester, Preston, Liverpool and the market towns of Garstang, Chorley and Bury. The M6, M60, M61, M65 and M55 motorways bring 50% of the UK's population within a 2 hour drive. Manchester and Liverpool airports are all within easy reach.

The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for professional, personal and career development. We welcome applications from people of all diverse backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, relationship status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or religion.

To search online for the latest career opportunities within Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust please click here.