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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 man who lost his girlfriend to MND is on a fundraising mission

Chris and Keli in December 2018 A Preston man is planning a fundraising mission just months after his girlfriend died from Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Chris Duddy lost his girlfriend of 16 years, Keli, to the […]

3 years ago
Ingol parents saying thanks to RPH children’s ward with chocolate donations

An Ingol couple is collecting chocolate bars to give to the children’s ward at Royal Preston Hospital. Jasmine and John Lovatt have organised the collection as a way to give […]

3 years ago
Leyland woman crowdfunding to help people with dementia

A Leyland woman has created an experience to provide joy and smiles to those living with dementia. Emily Tyler is behind the ‘A Good Day’ project, which uses gift boxes […]

3 years ago
Preston Samaritans open to support those in need on Christmas Day

The opening of the Samaritans newly refurbished offices Christmas is a joyous occasion for many but it can also be a time of loneliness or hardship for others. It’s for this reason that Preston Samaritans will be open […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston professor wins international award for work on cystic fibrosis

Janice receiving her award A University of Central Lancashire professor has received a prestigious award for her work in the university and the local community to help patients with cystic fibrosis. Professor Janice Abbott […]

3 years ago
Festive spirits raised at Leyland Christmas party for isolated older people

A partygoer being welcomed by the team More than 50 people who use Lancashire County Council’s adult care services celebrated Christmas early with a special party.  The party was for older people who are at risk of […]

3 years ago
Penwortham woman named Pharmacy Technician of the Year

Sarah Green at Awards Ceremony A Higher Penwortham woman has been recognised as Pharmacy Technician of the Year by the Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK. Award winner Sarah Green has worked as a pharmacy technician […]

3 years ago
Endometriosis charity is looking for volunteers to set up a support group in Preston

A charity for women living with endometriosis is looking for co-leaders to set up a support group in Preston. The condition affects up to one in ten women and causes […]

3 years ago
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