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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

Call for former Preston nurses to return to work

Maria Nelligan A rallying cry is being issued amid the coronavirus crisis for registered nurses who wish to work again to sign up to their bank. Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation […]

2 years ago
Preston gym owner puts classes online to help herself – and others – survive the coronavirus crisis

Rachel Joyner with gym members A Preston gym owner is finding creative ways to keep her businesses going during the coronavirus crisis. Rachel Joyner owns The Red Kite School of Thai and Kickboxing in Fylde […]

2 years ago
Preston school closures after latest Government advice on coronavirus outbreak

Moor Nook Community Primary School Pic: Google Lancashire County Council is set to follow Government advice over the closure of schools as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.  At a press conference held today, the Government announced […]

2 years ago
UCLan physician graduate wins award in memory of renowned medic

James Moffat receiving his award A former Royal Navy medic and University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) Physician Associate graduate has received the Olu Orugun prize. James Moffatt received the award for his commitment to academic […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Coronavirus support group set up by Prestonians attracts 7,000 members in two days

Coronavirus North West Support Group on Facebook A Coronavirus support group for the North West has attracted more than 7,000 members in just over two days. The Facebook group was created by a group of Prestonians who […]

2 years ago
Preston cinemas close due to coronavirus

Vue Preston Pic: Google Maps Vue and ODEON cinemas in Preston and South Ribble have closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. A text to Vue Preston employees, sent at 10.59am today and […]

2 years ago
Hospital worker’s post sparks government petition

Shane Longton's Lanyard A hospital worker from Preston has set up a petition for better pay after his social media post about his day to day job went viral. Shane Longton’s post about […]

2 years ago
Labour calls for Lancashire private healthcare beds to be given to NHS during Coronavirus crisis

Hospital patient Pic: Parentingupstream from Pixabay The Lancashire Labour Group is calling on the Government to increase its response to the Coronavirus crisis, including requisitioning all private healthcare beds in the county. Cllr John Fillis, Lancashire […]

2 years ago
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