Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of acute services to the 340,000 population of the Fylde Coast health economy and the estimated 11-million visitors to the seaside town of Blackpool.
Since 1st April 2012, the Trust also provides a wide range of community health services to the 500,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre and North Lancashire.
The Trust also hosts the National Artificial Eye Service, which provides services across England.
As well as providing the full range of district hospital services and community health services, such as adult and children’s services, health visiting, community nursing, sexual health services and family planning, stop smoking services and palliative care, the Trust provides tertiary cardiac and haematology services to a 1.6 million population catchment area covering Lancashire and South Cumbria.
Web page: www.bfwh.nhs.uk