Stories

A history of the Hospital

Before Leanchoil was built the only medical care service was a cholera hospital located on the west side of Forres Burn between the Castle Bridge and Lee Bridge. In 1880, a public meeting was held to discuss the possibility of founding a new hospital …

A Breath of Fresh Air

Leanchoil Hospital was similar in design to other hospitals built during the same period. In the late 1800s, the development of germ theory led to new thinking around the benefits of fresh air and sunlight. The influence of nurse Florence Nightingale was …

Leanchoil’s Centenary Celebrations

The hundredth anniversary of Leanchoil Hospital was celebrated with great fanfair by a special Centenary Day held on 24th April 1992.

The day’s events began when Dr David Sneddon and matron, Mrs Irene Clifford arrived at the hospital in a …

Mum’s the Word

Leanchoil Hospital played a central role in the care of generations of mothers and babies in Forres and surrounding areas. The first caesarean operation north of Aberdeen was performed at Leanchoil in 1924 and in 1940, it became the first  maternity hospital …

LEANCHOIL TRUST CATCHMENT AREA

Leanchoil Trust Catchment Area Forres, Moray
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Leanchoil

Officially opened in April of 1892, Leanchoil served the communities of the area for over 125 years.Before hospital was built on the outskirts of Forres, the only available inpatient accommodation was a small building on Burnside.

Super part-time post with Leanchoil Trust - they're looking for a communications officer, 15 hours per week. Closing Date 17 May at 5pm. Salary £28,000 (£11,200 pro rata).

Full job description and how to apply can be found on their website. www.leanchoiltrust.org/vacancies

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We are recruiting!

Communications Officer

We are looking for a focused and self-motivated individual to join our team. You will have a background in communications and marketing, good interpersonal skills (both written and verbal), experience in generating engaging content for various media types, and be confident in using social media platforms.

For the full job description and how to apply go to our website.

www.leanchoiltrust.org/vacancies

Closing date for applications Friday 17th May 2024

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We are recruiting!

Communications Officer

We are looking for a focused and self-motivated individual to join our team. You will have a background in communications and marketing, good interpersonal skills (both written and verbal), experience in generating engaging content for various media types, and be confident in using social media platforms.

For the full job description and how to apply go to our website.

www.leanchoiltrust.org/vacancies

Closing date for applications Friday 17th May 2024

#forresheritagetrust #forresareabusinessassociation #forresareacommunitytrust #tsimoray
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