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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

#bemorepheebs with this pre-loved wedding sale fundraiser

Phoebe Roskell A pre-loved wedding sale is set to take place on Sunday 29 September at the Best Western Garstang Golf Club and Hotel. There are 28 stalls with beautiful wedding dresses […]

2 years ago
Inquest to be held into death of Preston teen Harry Flood

An inquest into the death of Harry Flood will be held on November 8. Harry, 17, died after becoming ill at a party in Garstang Road in June. Following his […]

2 years ago
Preston baby bank makes urgent appeal for preloved cots

Soft toy in a cot Pic: congerdesign from Pixabay A Preston baby bank is appealing for preloved cots for families in need. Baby Branches, which was established in 2018, aims to reduce child poverty by collecting preloved baby items and redistributing them […]

2 years ago
How this new group is telling Prestonā€™s men itā€™s okay not to be okay

Man looking sad Pic: engin akyurt from Pixabay A newly-formed group is offering one-to-one and group sessions to help Prestonā€™s men manage their mental health. Menhear was formed in April 2019 by William Killeen. The non-profit organisationā€™s mission […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement How this group covered 360 miles around Preston Docks for mental health awareness

Mental Health Marathon participants Pic: Tracy Jackson A charity event for mental health has seen participants cover 360 miles-worth of laps around Preston Docks and raise hundreds of pounds for charity. The Mental Health Marathon was planned […]

2 years ago
New ā€˜What The Flockā€™ crowdfunder to tackle loneliness in Preston and beyond

A Lonk sheep steals the show at the What The Flock launch A new crowdfunding campaign aimed at tacking loneliness in Preston and across Lancashire has launched. Age Concernā€™s launch event for the What the Flock (#wtf) campaign featured an award-winning cartoonist, […]

2 years ago
Tales from a survivor on World Sepsis Day

Hospital patient Pic: Parentingupstream from Pixabay Although sepsis is life-threatening it isnā€™t always recognised, so World Sepsis Day aims to shine a spotlight on the condition and raise awareness. A rare but serious complication of an […]

2 years ago
Silence to be held to remember those lost to suicide

An anti-Tommy Robinson protest is due to take place on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall A series of 40 second silences will be held on the Flag Market on Tuesday to remember the lives of people who have died through suicide. In 2016 Preston was […]

2 years ago
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