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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

Preston man says Pilates cured his back pain – now he’s teaching others

Jonathan Waller A Preston man who credits Pilates with curing severe back pain has become a teacher so he can help others. Jonathan Waller was diagnosed with scoliosis and kyphosis in 2009. […]

2 years ago
Private hospital in Preston to double in size

On site at the hospital from l-r: Prof Charles Davis, Caroline Lane, Claire Wignall, Gwam Rajiah and Sara Rajiah A private hospital in Preston is expanding. Greater Lancashire Hospital off Longridge Road has been operating since January 2014. Now it is seeing a significant extension built so they can […]

2 years ago
Rosemere funds personal treatment gowns after concerns over cleanliness

Treatment Delivery Team Leader Kelly Littlefair (right) hands over the Radiotherapy Department’s stock of new Rosemere Cancer Foundation funded gowns to Treatment Planning Team Leader Catherine Abbott Radiotherapy patients at Rosemere Cancer Centre will be given their own brand new treatment gown after concerns were raised about cleanliness and sizing. Rosemere Cancer Foundation agreed to spend £1,625 […]

2 years ago
Daughter tells of father’s air ambulance rescue at Preston Marina after heart attack on his boat

Christina with her father Dennis on a recent holiday to Wales Pic: Christina Shiels A family have told of their heartfelt thanks to the city of Preston and its emergency services after a father and grandfather was rescued after having a heart attack aboard […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Amputee told she may lose her other leg after developing DVT following surgery at Royal Preston Hospital

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston A woman who lost her leg in a car accident has been told she may face a further amputation after she developed DVT following an operation at Royal Preston Hospital. […]

2 years ago
Preston secures cutting-edge cancer treatment thanks to £40,000 from Rosemere

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston A cutting-edge cancer treatment is now available at Royal Preston Hospital thanks to an investment of £40,000 from Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The money has been used to help the Plastic […]

2 years ago
Healthcare centre for Fulwood due to open during 2021

The new healthcare centre proposed just off Garstang Road Work is expected to start imminently on a new healthcare centre for Fulwood. Plans have been approved for the three-storey building within the former Little Sisters of the Poor site. […]

2 years ago
Details of the City of Preston 10k have been announced

The second City of Preston 10k race has been announced with the route following a familiar course. Runners will start at the Flag Market before heading down through Avenham Park, […]

2 years ago
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