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

Crowdfunder launched to raise money for Preston creatives hit by coronavirus lockdown

Boys Not Right written by Su Morraft perfomed by Lancashire People's Theatre, starring Neil Procter, Anthea Carpernter-Procter and Orla Cottingham A crowdfunder has been launched for Preston creatives who have suffered a loss of earnings due to the coronavirus lockdown. Local promoter Garry Cook has created the GoFundMe campaign to get […]

2 years ago
Preston Sikh Sewa Society joins coronavirus fight with £1,000 fundraiser

Volunteers who run the food kitchen under the market canopy Pic: Blog Preston Preston Sikh Sewa Society is aiming to raise £1,000 to help in the fight against coronavirus. The money raised will be split between the local NHS and Khalsa Aid, a […]

2 years ago
UCLan donates scientific kit to help in battle against coronavirus

Some of the scientific kit being packed off by the university Pic: UCLan Lab kit from Preston’s university has been shipped out to help in the fight against coronavirus. The University of Central Lancashire has donated the scientific equipment. It will go to […]

2 years ago
Preston empty on Good Friday as the city stays home to help fight coronavirus

Police shared pictures of an empty city Pic: Preston Police Prestonians have been thanked for staying at home during the Easter weekend. Good Friday saw the city centre, parks and elsewhere empty. Preston Police shared pictures of an empty city […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Royal Preston Hospital consultant reveals life on the coronavirus front line

Dr Ola Abbas who works at RPH Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals An NHS consultant working at Royal Preston Hospital has written about her experiences. Dr Ola Abbas has penned a piece for her personal blog about the battle against coronavirus. In […]

2 years ago
Preston yoga centre fundraising to help people who lose loved ones during lockdown

Emma (back row, fifth from the left) with attendees at a recent Mandala retreat A Preston yoga centre is fundraising to help people who are bereaved during the coronavirus lockdown. Mandala Yoga and Wellbeing, which is located in the city centre, will use funds […]

2 years ago
Medical and nursing students from UCLan join the NHS frontline at Royal Preston Hospital

Nursing students have undertaken thousands of hours of clinical placements before qualifying Hundreds of final year nursing and medical students at Preston’s university are heading to the front-line in the fight against coronavirus. The University of Central Lancashire says the students are […]

2 years ago
Pots, pans, fireworks and a clapping dinosaur – Preston cheers for our carers

Village Drive residents release flares and fireworks to join Clap for our Carers The third week of Clap for our Carers has seen Preston raising the noise levels with pots, pans, fireworks and a clapping dinosaur. The famous Ashton dino was out on […]

2 years ago
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