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

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
Charity wants to help Preston feel more confident communicating this Deaf Awaress Week

Woman giving thumbs up This Deaf Awareness Week, national charity RNID are encouraging people in Preston to make sure they are confident communicating with their family and friends who are deaf or have hearing […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston-based Disability Equality project to help disabled people to stay safe at home

Members of the Disability Equality team, from left to right: Julie Naylor, Dean Kamitsis, Graham Bettany and Alisdair Stirling Preston-based charity Disability Equality (North West) has launched a new project. The Safety First project supports disabled people from Preston, Chorley and South Ribble to keep safe at home, within […]

2 months ago
Preston North End providing free sanitary products at Deepdale to help combat period poverty

PNE will be providing free sanitary products at its stadium Pic: Ian Robinson / Preston North End Preston North End and Preston North End Community and Education Trust have partnered with Citron Hygiene to offer free sanitary pads and tampons at Deepdale. A vending solution will be […]

2 months ago
Prestonians encouraged to plan ahead for repeat prescriptions over May bank holiday weekend

People living across Lancashire and South Cumbria have been encouraged to be ready for the upcoming May bank holiday weekend by planning ahead for repeat prescriptions and using the most […]

2 months ago
Spring booster offered to Preston’s most vulnerable

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay The biggest and fastest vaccination programme in NHS history has moved on to its next phase by giving spring booster vaccines. Those who are eligible for spring boosters include care […]

2 months ago
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