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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

Woman on Penwortham flyover taken to hospital for treatment

A woman who was on the wrong side of the barrier on Penwortham flyover on Tuesday was taken to hospital for treatment. The A59 was closed while police helped the […]

2 years ago
Preston dad takes on 500 mile cycle challenge to support children’s health

A Preston dad who developed an app for children in hospital, after his daughter was treated for cancer, is gearing up for a 500-mile cycle ride. Dom Raban’s daughter Issy […]

2 years ago
More than 1,000 visitors attended the 18th Preston Health Mela

More than 1,000 visitors flocked to the 18th Preston Health Mela, which was held in UCLan’s Foster Building on Saturday. The fun, free event had more than 60 stalls offering […]

2 years ago
Preston councillor tells of heartbreak as son dies from brain cancer

A councillor for a Fulwood ward is stepping down less than a year after being elected, in tragic circumstances. Councillor Anna Hindle, Labour, was elected in May last year winning […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Virtual experience will show Lancashire what it’s like to live with dementia

Guests step onboard the Virtual Dementia Tour at the VIP launch A Preston-based charity is bringing a virtual dementia experience to Lancashire. Age Concern Central Lancashire will be taking the Virtual Dementia Tour around the county over the next two years. […]

2 years ago
Emergency services called to sudden death in Frenchwood

Police presence in Frenchwood Pic: Blog Preston Emergency services were called to a house in Frenchwood following reports a man had died. Police, paramedics and a rapid response vehicle attended the house in James Street at around […]

2 years ago
Dental surgery plans to open in London Road

Plans have been submitted for a dentist surgery in London Road Plans have been submitted for a new dentists’ surgery in London Road. Custom Dental, based in Liverpool, have applied for permission to change the use of the premises, on the […]

2 years ago
Alzheimers tool kit developed at UCLan has gone on national sale

A tool kit designed at UCLan to help people with dementia has gone on national sale. The Fidget Widget was the brainchild of Judith Bower, Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Adviser, and […]

2 years ago
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