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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 resident raises awareness of brain injuries through new book

Photo Credit: Rory Southworth. Nathan Shoesmith author of new book 'Brain Injuries: Our Hidden Journeys' A Preston resident has published a new book providing insight into the real lives and journeys of acquired brain injury survivors. Launched on Action for Brain Injury week, Brain Injuries: […]

1 month ago
Preston named in UK’s top ten most dangerous cycling cities

Two cyclists on the road Preston is the sixth most dangerous UK city to cycle in, according to new research. Personal injury lawyers Claims.co.uk scraped over 12,000 cycling routes from a reputable cycling network site. They then […]

1 month ago
Ribbleton pharmacy blames rising costs and Brexit for medication shortages

Imaan Healthcare's Miller Road Pharmacy Pic: Google A Ribbleton pharmacy has spoken out about how the nationwide medication shortage is affecting patients and staff. Pharmacists at Imaan Healthcare in Miller Road have been struggling to obtain stock […]

1 month ago
Fulwood woman’s loved ones set up foundation for suicide prevention in young people

Mary O'Gara Loved ones of Fulwood woman Mary O’Gara have set up a non-profit organisation in her memory. The Mary O’Gara Foundation is dedicated to suicide prevention in young people. Since Mary’s […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood creators make new healthcare clothing a scrub above

A model wearing Zesti healthcare clothing A group of Fulwood-based creators have launched a new range of scrubs designed to strike the right balance of function and fashion. Based in Pittman Way and recently launched, Zesti […]

2 months ago
UCLan lecturer to use science and comedy to share personal experiences of menopause

Dr Sarita Robinson A University of Central Lancashire lecturer is using science and comedy to open up about the menopause. In the first in a series of free public lectures at the University, […]

2 months ago
Ashton events to encourage people to make connections this Mental Health Awareness Week

Let's Grow Preston's Ashton Walled Garden Two events in Ashton-on-Ribble will encourage people to build meaningful connections with friends, family, colleagues and communities this Mental Health Awareness Week. Preston Wellfest Network will be hosting two ‘Making […]

2 months ago
Staff behind the Nightingale Surge Hub Preston nominated for award

Staff in the Nightingale Hub Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted at this year’s Health Estates and Facilities Management Association (HEFMA) awards. The awards aim to recognise the dedicated work and achievements […]

2 months ago
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