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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

South Ribble mum protests at local elections – saying epileptic son is being failed

Ben holding the protest sign A South Ribble mum is using the local elections to protest against what she says is a failure in her epileptic son’s medical treatment. Joanne Griffiths is protesting outside St […]

5 years ago
How this Penwortham girl can’t get operation on the NHS because her condition is ‘too severe’

Caidi Gregson is unable to walk and relies on a wheelchair to get around A campaign has been launched to help raise thousands of pounds for life-changing surgery for a Penwortham girl. Caidi Gregson has a condition which leaves her unable to walk and […]

5 years ago
Woman on Penwortham flyover taken to hospital for treatment

A woman who was on the wrong side of the barrier on Penwortham flyover on Tuesday was taken to hospital for treatment. The A59 was closed while police helped the […]

5 years ago
Preston dad takes on 500 mile cycle challenge to support children’s health

A Preston dad who developed an app for children in hospital, after his daughter was treated for cancer, is gearing up for a 500-mile cycle ride. Dom Raban’s daughter Issy […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement More than 1,000 visitors attended the 18th Preston Health Mela

More than 1,000 visitors flocked to the 18th Preston Health Mela, which was held in UCLan’s Foster Building on Saturday. The fun, free event had more than 60 stalls offering […]

5 years ago
Preston councillor tells of heartbreak as son dies from brain cancer

A councillor for a Fulwood ward is stepping down less than a year after being elected, in tragic circumstances. Councillor Anna Hindle, Labour, was elected in May last year winning […]

5 years ago
Virtual experience will show Lancashire what it’s like to live with dementia

Guests step onboard the Virtual Dementia Tour at the VIP launch A Preston-based charity is bringing a virtual dementia experience to Lancashire. Age Concern Central Lancashire will be taking the Virtual Dementia Tour around the county over the next two years. […]

5 years ago
Emergency services called to sudden death in Frenchwood

Police presence in Frenchwood Pic: Blog Preston Emergency services were called to a house in Frenchwood following reports a man had died. Police, paramedics and a rapid response vehicle attended the house in James Street at around […]

5 years ago
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