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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

£420,000 available to help Prestonians financially impacted by Covid-19

Stock image of cash Pic: Stux from Pixabay £420,000 is available to help Preston people who have been financially impacted during the Covid-19 pandemic. Residents who need assistance with essential items over the winter period can apply for […]

4 weeks ago
New Covid-19 vaccine clinic opens at Bamber Bridge’s Ribble House

Ribble House in Meanygate, Bamber Bridge Pic: Google A new Covid-19 vaccine clinic has opened at Ribble House in Bamber Bridge to help protect residents against Omicron. Anyone aged 18 and over who has had the second dose […]

4 weeks ago
Preston and Lancashire residents offered free bus journeys to boost vaccine drive

Cllr Charlie Edwards in front of a Stagecoach bus Bus travel to Covid-19 vaccination appointments is free under a new Lancashire County Council scheme. All Lancashire residents can travel to clinics for vaccines and boosters when using any service […]

1 month ago
Coffee, Cake and Craft event in Leyland to combat loneliness and isolation

Fox Lane Sports and Social Club Pic: Google South Ribble Borough Council and Fox Lane Sports and Social Club will be hosting their third Coffee, Cake and Craft event in the new year. The event aims to bring […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council says ‘Don’t be a Dick’ as £100 fine introduced for mask refusal

Walking through Preston city centre with face masks on Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire Council has today warned Preston residents they face a £100 fine if they refuse to wear masks on public transport and in shops. In a Facebook post this morning, […]

1 month ago
Covid-19 booster jabs offered to all over-18s in Preston and Lancashire

The UK Government has ramped up the Covid-19 booster programme to offer all over-18s a jab before the end of 2021. The scaling up of the vaccine programme is to […]

1 month ago
Walk-in Covid-19 boosters available for over-18s in Preston and South Ribble

Covid-19 boosters are available for over-18s in Preston and South Ribble after news that the government is ramping up accessibility to every UK adult by the end of 2021. Residents […]

1 month ago
Much Hoole care home lands ‘highest accolade’ after first inspection

A new luxury care home in Much Hoole has received praise for its ‘kind and caring’ staff following a recent inspection. Ribble Court Care Home received a ‘Good’ rating in […]

1 month ago
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