Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of approximately 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre and the 12 million holidaymakers who visit the area every year.
The Trust comprises Blackpool Victoria Hospital which is a large busy acute hospital, two smaller community hospitals - Clifton Hospital and Fleetwood Hospital - three elderly rehabilitation hospitals - Wesham Hospital Rehabilitation Unit, Rossall Hospital Rehabilitation Unit and Bispham Hospital (which is a Nurse Led Therapy Unit) - the National Artificial Eye Service and Blenheim House Child Development Centre.
We employ approximately 6,500 staff and our budget is in excess of £200m per year. We have around 830 beds across all sites and see more than 56,000 day-case and inpatients, 250,000 outpatients and over 91,000 A & E patients every year.
We are also one of four tertiary cardiac centres in the North West, providing specialist cardiac services to heart patients from Lancashire and South Cumbria.
For further details, including the visiting times for each of our hospitals, please visit our website at www.bfwh.nhs.uk.