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 man given ‘new lease of life’ after kidney failure

Edmund England has spoken about the difference that Kidney Beam has made to him A Preston man has been given a new lease of life thanks to a pioneering exercise app. Edmund England’s kidneys failed five years ago while he was receiving treatment for […]

3 months ago
Royal Preston Hospital increasing parking charges

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston Royal Preston Hospital is set to increase its prices for parking. It has put the price increase due to inflation reasons and a new national policy by the Department of Health […]

3 months ago
Preston couple raise £1,000 walking 10km in memory of stillborn baby son

A couple from Preston have raised £1000 after walking 10km in memory of their baby son. Ritchie and Jess Hall raised the money for the charity that supported them when […]

3 months ago
Royal Preston Hospital’s Cause of Death gives ‘unique insight’ as it returns for second Channel 5 series

Royal Preston Hospital and the Lancashire coroners service is the focus of the documentary Pic: Channel 5 Cause of Death has returned to Royal Preston Hospital for a second series – exploring behind the scenes of real-life coronial investigations, medical processes and police investigations. The first series […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Campaign reveals extent of raw sewage dumped into Preston’s waterways

Preston's skyline as viewed from the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall A campaign is revealing the extent to which raw sewage has been dumped into Preston’s waterways. The 38 Degrees Where’s My Poo website allows people to enter their postcode to […]

4 months ago
Preston public invited to free health MOT checks

Stethoscope and mobile phone Pic: StockSnap Free health MOT checks will once again be available at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in early November. Members of the public can call into the Preston Campus where […]

4 months ago
All welcome to a free women’s health and wellbeing event in Preston

Woman jumping with heart-shaped balloon Pic: Denise Husted from Pixabay A women’s health and wellbeing event is taking place in Preston later this month. The free event, organised by TRibe Fitness, will feature talks from experts on different aspects of […]

4 months ago
Mum who lost baby at 18 weeks running Penwortham family fun day this half-term

Kathryn herself was one of the first babies ever to be cared for at Royal Preston Hospital's neo neonatal unit and says she and her partner want to give back for the support they received.

4 months ago
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