Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was established on 1st December 2007. The Trust serves a population of approximately 330,000 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 4,500 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.