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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

Ashton mum-of-two reaches out to support other parents affected by coronavirus

Lynsey with her two children A mum of two from Ashton has set up an online community to support parents who are facing lockdown with their children. Lynsey Battle, who has previously helped Preston’s homeless […]

2 years ago
Preston Minster to live-stream church services for first time in its history

Preston Minster Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Minster will be live-streaming services for the first time in its history in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The move comes after The Church of England suspended all public […]

2 years ago
How these family-run Preston businesses are helping people affected by coronavirus

Ross and Richard from Walker and Williams Two Preston businesses are running new free initiatives to help vulnerable and isolated people affected by coronavirus. Furniture company Plumbs, which is in its 60th year, is offering telephone support, […]

2 years ago
Preston events scene takes a hit as coronavirus causes mass cancellations

Empty auditorium Pic: ballardinix from Pixabay The Preston events scene is feeling the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. While cancellations started to trickle through last week, the Government’s guidance for the public to stay away from […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Food charity appealing for donations to help vulnerable groups forced to self-isolate

A Preston food charity is appealing for donations of goods for it to redistribute to vulnerable groups as more people are forced to self-isolate. Recycling Lives’ Food Redistribution Centre says […]

2 years ago
Age Concern’s Coronavirus helpline is there to support older people in need

Age Concern Central Lancashire has launched a Coronavirus helpline to support older people through the crisis. The charity, which routinely supports older people with long-term health conditions and through specialist […]

2 years ago
The Harris to close in response to coronavirus advice

The Harris Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris will temporarily close its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic. The closure will take effect from Friday 20 March, however artwork can still be viewed online via virtual […]

2 years ago
Preston patients to be first in the world to access new cancer drugs

Laboratory Analysis. Preston cancer patients will be among the first in the world to access the newest anti-cancer treatment. Patients who are failing to respond to treatment, are being offered access to […]

2 years ago
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