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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 radiographers learn about latest innovations at national conference

Jacqui Hudson (left) and Christina Benn Mackay A trio of Preston radiographers have learnt about the latest innovations in their field thanks to funding from Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Therapeutic radiographers Jacqui Hudson, Christina Benn Mackay and Luck […]

2 years ago
Rosemere holds ‘Bowel Bonanza’ networking event for cancer patients

Helen (first left) with the Royal Preston Hospital’s colorectal team of (left to right) Claire Stephens, Maria McEneaney, consultants Mr Arnab Bhowmick and Mr Paul Barrow, Cath Boyle, Mandy Alty and Lauren Holden at its first ever Bowel Bonanza A unique networking event has been held for patients who have undergone bowel cancer treatment at Rosemere Cancer Centre. The Bowel Bonanza event, which took place at the Barton Grange […]

2 years ago
Free healthy eating event coming to Preston

Fruit salad Pic: silviarita from Pixabay A free event promoting healthy eating is taking place at UCLan. The interactive event will see an array of experts presenting the latest thinking on four topics – diet and […]

2 years ago
Former cancer patients to be helped with debilitating side effects of radiotherapy thanks to new Preston service

Inside a radiotherapy treatment room at Rosemere Cancer Centre A brand new service at Royal Preston Hospital is being set up to help former cancer patients living with debilitating side effects following radiotherapy treatment to the pelvic area. Rosemere […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement James speaks of the impact of sight loss as he prepares to trek the Inca Trail for Galloways

A partially sighted man has spoken about the impact of losing his sight as he prepares to trek the Inca Trail to raise money for Galloways. James Coulton, the outdoor […]

2 years ago
Walk in the Dark returns to Preston for 12th year

Walk-in-the-Dark-2020 Entries are now open for this year’s 11-mile night-time trek Walk in the Dark for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The walk will take place on Saturday 25 April alongside the A6 […]

2 years ago
Multiple Sclerosis charity looking for volunteers in Preston

MS Society Preston Group volunteers The MS Society Preston Group is looking for volunteers to help local people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition that occurs when the immune system […]

2 years ago
UCLan is ‘monitoring’ Coronavirus situation

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall The University of Central Lancashire says it’s monitoring the Coronavirus situation as it has students and staff currently in China.   A spokesperson for the University said: “We are in close […]

2 years ago
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