If you reside in Lancashire or you’re tempted by a move to this area, Medacs Healthcare can help you to secure the medical role you’re looking for. Medacs supports NHS trusts in this region to provide a fantastic range of healthcare work opportunities.
Situated in North West England, Lancashire is 80% rural, with 137 miles of coastline and two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – each town and city within the county is no more than 10 minutes from the countryside. From the undulating fells of the Forest of Bowland and the windswept heights of Pendle Hill, to the award-winning beaches of Blackpool, Lytham St Annes and Morecambe, there’s much to explore and enjoy. Coming soon (in 2026) is Eden Project Morecambe, an exciting initiative that aims to re-imagine Morecambe as a nature-connected seaside resort for the 21st Century.
In fact, Lancashire has won multiple accolades. Burnley has been voted the friendliest town in Britain, and the picturesque Ribble Valley (where you can hike along the Tolkien Trail that may have inspired Lord of the Rings) is touted as the UK’s happiest place. Preston stands out as the best place to live and work in the North West, scoring above average in the availability of jobs, positive work-life balance and the house price to earnings ratio. Most recently, Trawden village in Pendle was a regional winner in The Times Best Place to Live 2022.
Also notable is Lancashire University’s new £41 million Health Innovation Campus. This is a focal point for healthcare professionals, local authorities and policymakers to work together to improve health outcomes in the region and tackle major global health challenges.
There are also good transport links – Glasgow and London are both two hours away by train, Leeds is around an hour and half by car, Birmingham a two and half-hour drive, and Manchester Airport is less than an hour away.
Be the first to know about latest NHS job opportunities in Lancashire
By registering with Medacs, you’ll have the flexibility to work at various hospitals across Lancashire – and find out about the latest job vacancies before anyone else.
Hospital trusts in the region that Medacs supports include:
- Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – the region’s major trauma centre. This trust provides general hospital services to 390,000 people and specialist care to 1.5 million people.
- East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust – a large integrated healthcare organisation providing high-quality acute secondary healthcare across five hospitals and various community sites.
- Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – supporting a population of 1.6 million, the trust provides acute services to the 352,000 residents of the Fylde coast and an estimated 18 million visitors to Blackpool.
- Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust – a partner in the Lancashire and South Cumbria Health and Care Partnership, which works to empower and support 1.8 million people via community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services.