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

Marquees by Preston Bus Station will be part of city’s vaccine hub queuing system

The new Covid vaccine centre marquee outside the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall A marquee has been erected opposite the former B&M stores vaccination centre next to Preston Bus Station. The vaccination centre in St John’s is set to start vaccinating people on […]

2 weeks ago
The Fulwood accountants helping small businesses survive the pandemic

The TaxAssist Preston office Garstang Road A Fulwood accounting practice is giving out free advice and guidance to help small businesses survive the Covid-19 pandemic. TaxAssist Accountants Preston, which recently opened a new office in Garstang […]

2 weeks ago
Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire coronavirus infection rates continue decline as 1.7million more people told to shield from Covid

The new Covid vaccine centre marquee outside the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s infection rates and Covid rates across Lancashire have continued to fall. The city still has one of the highest infection rates in England but is seeing large week-on-week declines. […]

2 weeks ago
Care homes across Preston to receive funding which will support their Covid testing activities

Care homes across Preston and Lancashire are set to receive funding which will help support them with their Covid-19 testing activities. The government is providing more than £4.1m to Lancashire […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Teachers across Preston and Lancashire are not yet eligible for the coronavirus vaccination

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria have confirmed that teachers are not yet eligible for the coronavirus vaccination. In a statement released on Sunday, 14 February, teachers were thanked for the […]

2 weeks ago
Mum praises inclusive Saturday Club being held at Preston’s university

A Chorley mum has praised an arts initiative run by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) for helping her son achieve a GCSE qualification. Jonathan Shuck, who has special educational […]

2 weeks ago
Most areas of Preston and South Ribble see coronavirus cases decline but Preston city centre, Hutton and New Longton buck the trend

Latest coronavirus figures map. The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have see a decline in coronavirus cases. However, some areas have stayed the same or increased. Preston City Centre and New […]

2 weeks ago
Muslim communities across Preston reminded that Covid vaccination is halal

Muslim communities across Preston are being urged to take up the offer of the Covid-19 vaccination. Qari Asim MBE, one of the UK’s leading Imams and trustee of the Light […]

2 weeks ago
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