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Health news in Preston covering Royal Preston Hospital, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, GP practices and other health updates – as well as real-life features with those speaking out about health conditions

Fulwood man takes on ultra marathon for Royal Preston Hospital children’s ward

Andrew Woodhead from Fulwood, has taken on one of the UK’s tallest order of challenges to raise funds for Lancashire Teaching Hospital Charity’s £1million Children’s Appeal. 38-year-old Andrew hauled himself […]

4 hours ago
30 areas of Preston and South Ribble see a decrease in Covid cases in the seven days leading up to 28 July

Latest Covid stats map 30 places in Preston and South Ribble have seen a fall in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to 28 July. These areas include Farington, Ingol and Moor Park […]

1 day ago
Investment to support infection control measures in care homes across Preston and Lancashire announced

A further significant investment has been announced to support infection control measures and testing in care homes, supported accommodation, and home care services in Lancashire. The measures have been put […]

2 days ago
Lancashire’s lead obstetrician urging pregnant Prestonians to get their Covid vaccine

Lancashire’s lead obstetrician is urging expectant mums to get the Covid-19 vaccine after new data shows the overwhelming majority of pregnant women hospitalised with the virus have not had a […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Carers in Preston and Lancashire commended for their pandemic efforts as double jab becomes mandatory

Hundreds of carers have been commended for their efforts to protect some of the most vulnerable people in Lancashire. By late Autumn, anyone working in a care home in England […]

2 days ago
Health experts say Preston and Lancashire parents need to be aware of children’s respiratory illnesses

Health experts have urged parents and carers in Lancashire and South Cumbria to be aware of the signs of children’s respiratory illnesses. Respiratory illnesses, including colds and Respiratory Syncytial Virus […]

5 days ago
Refurb of West View Leisure Centre to be completed by the end of summer

West View Leisure Centre West View Leisure Centre is set to have a pool refurb and state-of-the-art climbing wall completed by the end of summer 2021. The centre will remain open for gym, fitness […]

7 days ago
27 areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen an increase in Covid cases in the seven days leading up to July 21

Latest Covid stats map 27 places in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in coronavirus cases in the week leading up to July 21. Areas that have increased include Walton-le-Dale, St Matthew’s […]

1 week ago
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