Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute trust serving the people of Wigan and Leigh. Innovative and forward thinking, the Trust is dedicated to providing the best possible healthcare for the local population in the Wigan Borough and surrounding areas. The Trust aims to continuously provide safe quality care to all patients. Over £220 million is spent each year on a diverse range of reputable general and specialist acute services.
The Trust has three hospital sites, a state-of-the-art outpatients centre and offices located at Buckingham Row in Wigan town centre.
This year’s National Transplant Week runs from the 8th–14th July and to mark the start of this week, the Trust will be holding a Free Family Fun Day on Sunday the 7th July between 12–4 pm
The Trust is delighted to announce that the Children’s Outpatient Department is moving on Friday 17 May 2013 to a fantastic, modern, purpose built facility
The Trust is delighted to announce that, Professor Peter Kay, one of our leading Orthopaedic Consultants based at Wrightington Hospital, has been appointed by NHS England as the National Clinical Director
We are delighted to announce that the Trust’s multi-award winning Catering Team have been Highly Commended in the “Team of the Year” category at the Hospital Caterers National Conference 2013
The Service and Site Investment programme is our long-term plan to improve and modernise all three of our hospital sites by investing £70 million over the next six years
Patients who have their blood tests taken at Leigh Infirmary will do so in a fantastic new department.Work has been completed to refurbish the £200k Blood Test Department, and the new, modern, purpose built facility opened for patients in January this year.
Keeping patients safe is the aim of everyone who works in our Hospitals. Chris Birchall, Head of R&D, Innovation and Clinical Trials along with IT have developed a fun way of patients finding out how best to stay safe whilst in Hospital
The Trust is delighted to announce that we will be receiving delivery of the first of two new modular operating theatres at Wrightington, this weekend
WWL celebrates being the top performing Trust in the NHS North for its Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department.
In May 2012 the Prime Minister announced the Family and Friends Test. The test has been design to improve patient care and identify the best performing hospitals in England. WWl will be putting into place the Family and Friends Pilot Test on 1 February 2013 with implementation by 1 March 2013
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to confirm that we are compliant with the Government’s requirement to eliminate mixed-sex accommodation
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