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

Royal Preston Hospital children’s ward receive £1,000 donation

Rebecca Arestidou (left) receiving the donation from Nicola Dickinson, customer consultant at Preston Yorkshire Building Society. A donation of £1,000 will be used to buy a milk thawing and warming device, to help new mothers in the children’s ward at Royal Preston Hospital.  The donation was […]

13 hours ago
Penwortham neuro consultant given surprise tour of Parliament after receiving MBE

MP Katherine Fletcher with Professor Nihal Gurusinghe and wife Vicky Pic: Katherine Fletcher A consultant from Penwortham was given a surprise tour of Parliament by South Ribble MP, Katherine Fletcher the day after he received an MBE. He was recognised for his contribution […]

3 days ago
Penwortham woman tells of how grief was channelled into setting up the Guardians of Nature

Afka Ray with one of the trees she now looks after in Penwortham Pic: Blog Preston A Penwortham woman who has lost family and friends to cancer in a tragic few years has opened up about how her grief has been poured into creating something positive. […]

1 week ago
Royal Preston Hospital given 18 areas it must improve to meet legal baseline

Royal Preston Hospital Emergency Department Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust The boss of the Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital says patients can be confident that they will be well looked after – in spite of the trust […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man given ‘new lease of life’ after kidney failure

Edmund England has spoken about the difference that Kidney Beam has made to him A Preston man has been given a new lease of life thanks to a pioneering exercise app. Edmund England’s kidneys failed five years ago while he was receiving treatment for […]

2 weeks ago
Royal Preston Hospital increasing parking charges

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston Royal Preston Hospital is set to increase its prices for parking. It has put the price increase due to inflation reasons and a new national policy by the Department of Health […]

4 weeks ago
Preston couple raise £1,000 walking 10km in memory of stillborn baby son

A couple from Preston have raised £1000 after walking 10km in memory of their baby son. Ritchie and Jess Hall raised the money for the charity that supported them when […]

4 weeks ago
Royal Preston Hospital’s Cause of Death gives ‘unique insight’ as it returns for second Channel 5 series

Royal Preston Hospital and the Lancashire coroners service is the focus of the documentary Pic: Channel 5 Cause of Death has returned to Royal Preston Hospital for a second series – exploring behind the scenes of real-life coronial investigations, medical processes and police investigations. The first series […]

1 month ago
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