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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 peer support group launching for Preston 18-30s facing depression

PeerTalk leaflets A new peer support group for young adults facing depression, anxiety or similar distress is launching in Preston. The group, which is aimed at adults aged around 18 to 30, […]

2 years ago
Family team open new dental and skincare clinic in Preston

Richard and Kelly A family team has opened a new custom-built dental practice in Preston. Prestonian Richard Baines and partner Kelly Hazlehurst have opened London Road Dental Care. The practice at 132 London […]

2 years ago
ā€˜End of Treatmentā€™ bell rings out on the children’s ward in Preston

Children who have completed treatment at Royal Preston Hospital will be able to celebrate the milestone by ringing a new ‘end of treatment’ bell. The bell was donated by two […]

2 years ago
#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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
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
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