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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

How you can contribute to a £1m crowd funder to help the NHS in Preston during the Covid-19 crisis

Details of a crowdfunding campaign to raise £1m for the NHS in Preston during the Covid-19 crisis have been released. Businessman Yousuf Bhailok launched the campaign, pledging £100,000 to get […]

2 years ago
Home library service put on hold to protect vulnerable residents from Coronavirus

Lancashire County Council’s home library service has been suspended until further notice due to the Covid-19 outbreak. It had been hoped that the service, which allows books to be delivered […]

2 years ago
Success for UCLan’s School of Medicine

staff-and-students-from-uclan-school-of-medicine-celebrating-the-accreditation UCLan’s School of Medicine has received some positive news as they have been added to the General Medical Council’s list of bodies approved to award UK medical degrees. Following the […]

2 years ago
Preston Mosques bring donations to NHS workers amid coronavirus pandemic

NHS staff recieving donations from Preston mosques. The Madani Institute and the people of Preston are helping donate items to help NHS critical care staff during the coronavirus pandemic. The Preston mosque has joined forces with Masjid-e-Raza […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police urge people to think before they dial after spike in calls about Coronavirus measures

Police are asking the public to think before they dial after being inundated with calls around the government’s rules asking people to stay home. Calls have included whether visiting relatives […]

2 years ago
UCLan introduces all online teaching for students during coronavirus outbreak

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall The UCLan campus will look a lot quieter as all teaching moves online amid coronavirus fears. Students were informed last week that they would receive online teaching for all classes […]

2 years ago
Mr Bhailok asking Prestonians to help raise £1million for NHS staff during coronavirus pandemic

Businessman Mr Yousuf Bhailok is asking Prestonians to pull together in this time of need to raise £1million for Preston NHS staff. Mr Bhailok posted a video on social media […]

2 years ago
Preston venues react to coronavirus closures as the council steps in to help

Winedown owner Dougie Lowe Preston businesses have been reacting to the Government-enforced closures of pubs, restaurants and similar venues in the fight against coronavirus. Many eateries have switched focus to a delivery service, with […]

2 years ago
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