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Preston disability charity calls for a halt to essentials being taken away from the vulnerable during coronavirus crisis

An adult carer with a child with a disability Pic: Skiggle Preston-based disability charity Skiggle is calling for an urgent review of Government policy on the supply of care-based essential supplies to vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis. Skiggle founder Christine […]

1 month ago
No new coronavirus hospital deaths in Preston and South Ribble and care home Covid-19 cases update

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has reported no new deaths from coronavirus at Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals for a third day running. The number of people to have […]

2 months ago
Royal Preston Hospital one of four to work on new coronavirus antibody tests

Inside the lab at Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Royal Preston Hospital has been chosen as one of four hospitals in the UK to work on new Covid-19 antibody tests. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust say they will […]

2 months ago
No new coronavirus deaths recorded at Royal Preston and Chorley hospitals for a second day running

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has announced no new deaths from coronavirus for a second day running. The number of people to have died at the Royal Preston and […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Union advise DWP workers of their rights at Preston office amid coronavirus fears

The Guild Tower in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Staff working at the DWP offices in the Guild Centre say they are concerned about health and safety during the Covid-19 crisis. One member of staff was sent home from […]

2 months ago
No new deaths from coronavirus recorded on Sunday May 17 in Preston and South Ribble

A sign stating coronavirus had suspended work Pic: Joseph Gudgeon No deaths from coronavirus have been reported from Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals today (Sunday May 17). Figures released by the NHS show the total number of people to have […]

2 months ago
UCLan turns over engineering buildings to produce PPE for the NHS

PPE and other equipment made by UCLan Pic: UCLan Preston’s university has given over its workshop facilities to helping the NHS. The University of Central Lancashire has produced more than 200 items of personal protective equipment and machine parts […]

2 months ago
Three more people die from Covid-19 as new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Preston and South Ribble

Government figures released today (Saturday May 16) show there have been four new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the areas covered by Preston City Council and South Ribble Borough Council. […]

2 months ago
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