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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

New website launched to assist people in Preston to find help

The website brings together information from all different charities and organisations in the city Pic: janeb13 A website has launched aiming to showcase what a helpful and caring city Preston is. Help in Preston brings together information for those needing help in the city. Covering benefits, […]

2 years ago
Dementia cafe volunteers who help bring memories back for those with the disease need more people to help with sessions

One of the reminiscence sessions in action Pic: Harris A team of dedicated volunteers are looking for more to join them as they help dementia sufferers to make memories. The Harris Museum and Art Gallery runs Harris Reminiscence Sessions […]

2 years ago
‘Love Your Liver’ with this free health check on Preston’s Flag Market

The Love Your Liver mobile unit will be on the Flag Market A free liver screening roadshow is taking place on the Flag Market. Prestonians are being encouraged to take up the health check as part of the British Liver Trust’s Love […]

2 years ago
South Ribble mum protests at local elections – saying epileptic son is being failed

Ben holding the protest sign A South Ribble mum is using the local elections to protest against what she says is a failure in her epileptic son’s medical treatment. Joanne Griffiths is protesting outside St […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement How this Penwortham girl can’t get operation on the NHS because her condition is ‘too severe’

Caidi Gregson is unable to walk and relies on a wheelchair to get around A campaign has been launched to help raise thousands of pounds for life-changing surgery for a Penwortham girl. Caidi Gregson has a condition which leaves her unable to walk and […]

2 years ago
Woman on Penwortham flyover taken to hospital for treatment

A woman who was on the wrong side of the barrier on Penwortham flyover on Tuesday was taken to hospital for treatment. The A59 was closed while police helped the […]

2 years ago
Preston dad takes on 500 mile cycle challenge to support children’s health

A Preston dad who developed an app for children in hospital, after his daughter was treated for cancer, is gearing up for a 500-mile cycle ride. Dom Raban’s daughter Issy […]

2 years ago
More than 1,000 visitors attended the 18th Preston Health Mela

More than 1,000 visitors flocked to the 18th Preston Health Mela, which was held in UCLan’s Foster Building on Saturday. The fun, free event had more than 60 stalls offering […]

2 years ago
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