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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

Wonderful Women aims to empower Preston’s females

Wonderful Women is a new non-profit organisation serving women in Preston. Its aim is to increase women’s access to social opportunities. Founder Leanne Dempsey believes social networks help us to […]

2 years ago
New business Nourish and Flourish aims to improve wellbeing of Preston mums

Leyland mum Charlie Aston and Wigan mum Nicole Messham joined forces in April 2019 to create a mums community and support group. As new mums (in new areas of Lancashire), […]

2 years ago
Preston nurses to learn the latest on lung cancer at global conference

l-r Barcelona-bound Jenni Anderson, Laura Hall, Emma Barber and Sharon Spencer Four nurses are to attend a global conference so they can bring the latest knowledge about lung cancer back to Preston. Lung cancer nurse specialists Laura Hall, Emma Barber, Sharon […]

2 years ago
Inspiring Penwortham girl is raising awareness for the condition that has changed her life

Jessica fundraising for NF1 A seven-year-old girl from Penwortham is raising awareness of the life-changing condition she was diagnosed with at the age of one. Jessica Woods has a condition called Neurofibromatosis Type 1 […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement There’s a ‘safe space’ in Preston for people living with depression

Peer support group Pic: Pixabay/rudamese A peer support group is providing a safe space for Prestonians living with depression, anxiety or similar distress. PeerTalk in Preston is part of a UK network of volunteer-facilitated peer […]

2 years ago
Patient in critical condition after Home Bargains incident

Emergency services were called to Home Bargains in Deepdale Road after reports a person had collapsed. NWAS attended the store at 1pm and the Air Ambulance landed on Moor Park. […]

2 years ago
Preston man says Pilates cured his back pain – now he’s teaching others

Jonathan Waller A Preston man who credits Pilates with curing severe back pain has become a teacher so he can help others. Jonathan Waller was diagnosed with scoliosis and kyphosis in 2009. […]

2 years ago
Private hospital in Preston to double in size

On site at the hospital from l-r: Prof Charles Davis, Caroline Lane, Claire Wignall, Gwam Rajiah and Sara Rajiah A private hospital in Preston is expanding. Greater Lancashire Hospital off Longridge Road has been operating since January 2014. Now it is seeing a significant extension built so they can […]

2 years ago
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