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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

Queues at coronavirus testing centre at Preston’s College site in Fulwood

Essential workers being checked in at the coronavirus test site Pic:StePNE Testing of essential workers in Preston for coronavirus has been ramping up. Queues of cars were backed up down St Vincent’s Road in Fulwood during Saturday morning. Preston’s College has […]

2 years ago
Air ambulance does flypast over Royal Preston Hospital during Clap for our Carers

The North West Air Ambulance in the sky over Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Lancs Hospitals Many Prestonians doing the Clap For Our Carers at Royal Preston Hospital were treated to a fly-by. The North West Air Ambulance went up as the city once again clapped […]

2 years ago
Teenage Penwortham dance school owner keeping her students dancing through lockdown

Demi Naylor A teenage dance school owner has taken classes online to help her students keep dancing through the coronavirus lockdown. Demi Naylor, 19, opened DLN Dance based at Vernon Carus Sports Club […]

2 years ago
Free supermarket for NHS heroes to open at Fulwood Central

The supermarket is located next to B&M at Fulwood Central A new supermarket is opening in Preston – and absolutely everything on the shelves will be free of charge for staff of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Doors to […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood Facebook group shows neighbourly love with Royal Preston Hospital donations

Rosemere Cancer Centre Chemotherapy Unit staff with their much appreciated hand creams from the We are Fulwood Facebook group Members of the We are Fulwood Facebook group have shown themselves to be good neighbours with a donation of toiletries for frontline staff battling the coronavirus pandemic at Royal Preston […]

2 years ago
Preston film company’s uplifting video says Thank You to key worker heroes

Still from A Kingdom United A Preston-based film company has made an uplifting video in tribute to the key workers on the frontline of the battle against coronavirus . Northern Heart Films, which is based at Saul […]

2 years ago
Preston printing firm adapts to make face shields for health and care workers

JKN managing director Peter Nicholls wears the protective visor A Preston printing firm has helped to keep health and care workers in the city supplied with face shields. JKN Digital, based at Preston Docks, has adapted its printing works […]

2 years ago
Paramedic students from UCLan join the fight against coronavirus pandemic

Paramedic students undertaking training Pic: UCLan More students studying health at the University of Central Lancashire are heading to the hospital front line in the battle against coronavirus. Paramedic students have been called up to work […]

2 years ago
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