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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

Proud Preston: How our city has championed mental health support in 2019

Laura with two Mental Health Mates Christmas and the end of the year is always a time to reflect. We’re no different here at Blog Preston. The news we’ve covered in 2019 has included every genre […]

2 years ago
Talkzone advice line is preparing to help young people during the festive period

A service which provides a lifeline for young people in need of help and advice is gearing up to cope with demand over the festive period. Talkzone offers guidance, support […]

2 years ago
Preston man who lost his girlfriend to MND is on a fundraising mission

Chris and Keli in December 2018 A Preston man is planning a fundraising mission just months after his girlfriend died from Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Chris Duddy lost his girlfriend of 16 years, Keli, to the […]

2 years ago
Ingol parents saying thanks to RPH children’s ward with chocolate donations

An Ingol couple is collecting chocolate bars to give to the children’s ward at Royal Preston Hospital. Jasmine and John Lovatt have organised the collection as a way to give […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Leyland woman crowdfunding to help people with dementia

A Leyland woman has created an experience to provide joy and smiles to those living with dementia. Emily Tyler is behind the ‘A Good Day’ project, which uses gift boxes […]

2 years ago
Preston Samaritans open to support those in need on Christmas Day

The opening of the Samaritans newly refurbished offices Christmas is a joyous occasion for many but it can also be a time of loneliness or hardship for others. It’s for this reason that Preston Samaritans will be open […]

2 years ago
Preston professor wins international award for work on cystic fibrosis

Janice receiving her award A University of Central Lancashire professor has received a prestigious award for her work in the university and the local community to help patients with cystic fibrosis. Professor Janice Abbott […]

2 years ago
Festive spirits raised at Leyland Christmas party for isolated older people

A partygoer being welcomed by the team More than 50 people who use Lancashire County Council’s adult care services celebrated Christmas early with a special party.  The party was for older people who are at risk of […]

2 years ago
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