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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 grandmother fundraising for NICU after Baby Jack survives being born 16 weeks early

Baby Jack with his Nonna, Naomi A Preston woman is raising money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at RPH, after her grandson Jack was born 16 weeks early. Naomi McPartland will run the City of […]

2 years ago
‘She was so loved’: Parents of Preston schoolgirl say more needs to be known about epilepsy after their daughter died from a seizure in the bath

The parents of a schoolgirl who died after suffering an epileptic seizure in the bath say they want more awareness about the condition. Ped and Carol Cebrero, from Fulwood, say […]

2 years ago
Royal Preston Hospital staff get behind Organ Donation Week

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston Staff at Royal Preston Hospital are supporting a national campaign to promote organ donation with a series of events. Organ Donation Week, which is running from Monday 2 September, aims […]

2 years ago
Fulwood grandad to cycle 300 miles from London to Brussels for charity

John Farnden A Fulwood grandad is cycling from London to Brussels via Amsterdam to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. John Farnden sets off on the 300-mile trip on Wednesday 4 September. […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Girl, 3, taken to hospital after fall from window

A little girl was taken to Manchester Children’s Hospital after she fell from an upstairs window on Tuesday evening. Emergency services were called to Bence Road shortly after 8pm to […]

2 years ago
Wonderful Women aims to empower Preston’s females

Wonderful Women is a new non-profit organisation serving women in Preston. Its aim is to increase women’s access to social opportunities. Founder Leanne Dempsey believes social networks help us to […]

2 years ago
New business Nourish and Flourish aims to improve wellbeing of Preston mums

Leyland mum Charlie Aston and Wigan mum Nicole Messham joined forces in April 2019 to create a mums community and support group. As new mums (in new areas of Lancashire), […]

2 years ago
Preston nurses to learn the latest on lung cancer at global conference

l-r Barcelona-bound Jenni Anderson, Laura Hall, Emma Barber and Sharon Spencer Four nurses are to attend a global conference so they can bring the latest knowledge about lung cancer back to Preston. Lung cancer nurse specialists Laura Hall, Emma Barber, Sharon […]

2 years ago
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