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

Autumn Covid and flu vaccines in Preston and Lancashire brought forward

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay The Covid vaccine for eligible people in Preston and Lancashire is being brought forward. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) say the […]

3 months ago
Marie Curie appeals for volunteers in Preston

Asian woman wearing a yellow hoodie standing in front of an old monument End of life charity Marie Curie is calling for volunteers across Preston to join a new Fundraising Group to help raise vital funds for people with a terminal illness and […]

3 months ago
Penwortham woman ‘overwhelmed’ by Royal Preston Hospital pillow fund

Mike Bracewell was treated at A&E after being admitted Pic: Jane Mills A Penwortham woman has been taken aback by the donations to her attempt to ensure Royal Preston Hospital’s A&E is properly stocked with pillows. Jane Mills started the fundraiser after […]

3 months ago
Sharoe Green hospital and life as nurse in the 1960s

Sharoe Green Hospital when it was a workhouse Pic: Sharoe Green Hospital began life as a workhouse, in 1869, and was still used as a workhouse hospital until 1929. Preston Borough Council owned and operated it until the NHS […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Free wellbeing and hockey festival coming to Kirkham

UCLan and TeamREB hockey team A free wellbeing festival and hockey tournament is coming to Kirkham. Organised by local Rebecca Worthington, the event will take place on Sunday 3 September at Fylde Hockey Club. Rebecca […]

3 months ago
City of Preston 10k looking for marshals, set up and race HQ volunteers 

Preston 10k runners The SPAR City of Preston 10K, delivered by Quest Events returns on Sunday 24th September 2023 to Preston city centre.  For this year’s event, Quest Events is appealing for volunteers to […]

3 months ago
Croston brothers ride to Anfield in tribute to father after bladder cancer death

Two men and one woman holding up a big white cheque Croston brothers Ethan and Aidan Banks scored the equivalent of a wonder goal when they cycled the 100km from the village to Anfield, home of their late dad Shaun’s beloved […]

3 months ago
New Royal Preston Hospital ‘preferred site’ identified

Royal Preston Hospital car park Lancashire NHS leaders have identified the two sites where they want the new Royal Preston Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary to be built, the Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS) can […]

3 months ago
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