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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

Adventurers sought for Rosemere charity trek to one of seven wonders of the world

Chief Officer Dan climbing the Great Wall of China Adventurers are being sought to join charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s epic 10-day October expedition to Peru’s Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. In the charity […]

2 years ago
Preston Domestic Violence Services to increase support through ‘Tampon Tax’ funding

Nicola Danber and April Rankin, of UR Potential in Blackpool, who successfully applied for the first round of funding from the Lancashire Women’s Fund. Preston Domestic Violence Service (PDVS) has been awarded a £9,628 grant to increase the support it can offer women affected by domestic abuse. The money has been allocated through Lancashire […]

2 years ago
Bamber Bridge fitness studio unveils ‘mirror of positivity’ to banish the blues

A woman writing her positive message on the mirror at the studio A Bamber Bridge fitness studio wants people to join them in writing positive messages on the studio mirror to help banish the blues. The awareness campaign has been launched at […]

2 years ago
Race for Life Preston dates announced – and this year it’s open to all

Cancer Research UK The 2020 Preston Cancer Research UK Race for Life events will take place in Moor Park on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June. This year Cancer Research UK has announced that Race […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Royal Preston Hospital to get £2 million for specialist mental health beds

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Royal Preston Hospital is due to get 11 new mental health rehabilitation beds costing £2 million. Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust is adding the beds to increase capacity […]

2 years ago
Baxi Heating smashes fundraising target for Alzheimer’s Society

Colleagues with a cheque from a golf day that raised 4,250 Euro for The Alzheimer's Society of Ireland Baxi Heating raffled, ran, cycled, dressed up, washed cars, held golf days and even held a circus to raise over £60,000 for Alzheimer’s Society. The colleagues at the company smashed […]

2 years ago
Rosemere funding monthly cocktails for Preston hospital cancer patients

Ward visitor Sarah Guest (left) shares a fruit cocktail with ward housekeeper Christine Ryan on her way to deliver more cocktails and canapes to patients on Rosemere Cancer Centre’s Ribblesdale Ward Patients on Royal Preston Hospital’s Ribblesdale Ward will continue to enjoy their monthly “cocktails’ thanks to Rosemere Cancer Foundation funding. Rosemere has agreed to pay £35 per month for the […]

2 years ago
The coffee shop working to banish loneliness in Penwortham

BonBons customer Kathleen Brocklehurst A number of coffee shops in Preston and South Ribble have been fighting loneliness in their communities by joining the award-winning Chatty Cafe Scheme. BonBons Coffee Bar in Penwortham, owned […]

2 years ago
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