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

Preston food entrepreneur donates 7,000 ready meals to feed the vulnerable

Kirsty Henshaw A Preston food entrepreneur has donated over 7,000 of her ready meals to feed vulnerable and self-isolating people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Kirsty Henshaw, who set up the free-from […]

2 years ago
Former soldier running 10k a day to raise funds for frontline staff at Royal Preston Hospital

Spencer McBride A former army medic is running 10k every day to support frontline staff working for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the fight against coronavirus. Spencer McBride is using […]

2 years ago
A Preston family is bottling up hand sanitiser and giving it away for free

Some of the hundreds of bottles of sanitiser that the Hussains have filled A Preston family is bottling up hand sanitiser and giving it away for free, in the battle against coronavirus. Shahid Hussain, his wife Kubra, daughter Imaan and his nieces have […]

2 years ago
Deafening applause outside Royal Preston Hospital as city claps for carers

Emergency services once again applauded outside Royal Preston Hospital Preston had its most thumping round of applause yet for the NHS and key workers across the country. Royal Preston Hospital staff, visitors and emergency services thronged the entrance during […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Army helps transform UCLan sports centre into a coronavirus recovery site

Army personnel at UCLan The army has helped convert UCLan’s Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre in Marsh Lane into a coronavirus patient recovery facility. The extra bed capacity is a contingency to support the […]

2 years ago
Pop up shop for NHS workers opens on coach at Royal Preston Hospital

The Heroes Hamper open at Royal Preston Hospital A pop-up shop on a coach has parked up at Royal Preston Hospital to ensure NHS staff can get their essentials. 28-year-old Sam Archer set up the Heroes Hamper using […]

2 years ago
NHS workers cars damaged while they were on shift at Royal Preston Hospital

Two NHS workers finished their shifts to find their cars had been damaged in the car park at Royal Preston Hospital last night (Tuesday). Police have confirmed they received two […]

2 years ago
Life on lockdown for a shielded Prestonian

A quiet Wednesday on Preston Docks Pic: Preston Police I usually write restaurant and takeaway reviews, but that’s on hold during the coronavirus pandemic, while the wonderful people of Preston are putting themselves at risk in order to make […]

2 years ago
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