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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

Inspirational couple’s generous donation after they were treated together on RPH’s major trauma unit

A couple who were almost killed when an unlicenced lorry ploughed into their car have made a generous donation to the Major Trauma Unit at Royal Preston Hospital, where they […]

2 years ago
Former footballer tackles his mental health issues in talk at UCLan

Clarke and Carrie Carlisle A former professional footballer is to share his life story at a free event at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Preston-born Clarke Carlisle, who has recurrent depressive disorder and […]

2 years ago
Hygiene advice after two cases of coronavirus confirmed in South Ribble

Two linked cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in South Ribble, after two holiday makers returned from a trip to Italy. The people are currently isolating themselves at home. Residents […]

2 years ago
Preston hair salon bins gossip magazines in show of support for mental wellness

Steve Ryding staff putting gossip magazines in the bin A Preston city centre hairdressers has vowed to stop stocking gossip magazines to help support its customers’ mental wellbeing. Steve Ryding Hairdressing in Lune Street has decided to take the […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Catholic Charity helping ex-offenders in Preston

The donation was presented by Peter Van Parys and Mike King from the Broughton Catholic Charitable Trust to the team at their premises. Pictured from left to right is Liz Snape (ACE), Mike King (Broughton Catholic Charitable Trust), Dale Tomlinson (Director of Community Services, Caritas Care), Sharon Smith (ACE Project Manager), Jamie Lea Richardson and Charles Gayle (ACE). Caritas Care are thrilled to have received a £4000 from the Broughton Catholic Charitable Society to support people engaged with the ACE Project (Assisted Community Engagement), based in Preston. The […]

2 years ago
Mind sleuth bringing mentalism show with mental health twist to Preston

Cartoon depiction of Simon A one-man show fusing mentalism and mental health awareness is coming to Preston. UCLan graduate and mind sleuth Simon Cafferty, who has struggled with depression, will perform his show Dear […]

2 years ago
Ribbleton schoolchildren attend VIP launch of 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games

Brian with children from St Maria Goretti Catholic Primary School Children from St Maria Goretti Catholic Primary School in Ribbleton have attended the VIP launch of the 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games. The Games, which is the largest youth sporting event in the […]

2 years ago
UCLan top of the league for investment in student wellbeing

UCLan students walking through campus The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has come top of a national wellbeing league table. UCLan has topped the table in the 2020 Student Welfare League Table, which analyses the […]

2 years ago
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