Preston and South Ribble residents urged to ‘be patient’ after dramatic rise in GP calls

A health partnership has urged Lancashire and South Cumbria residents to ‘be patient’ following a dramatic rise in calls to GP practices. The number of calls to surgeries across the […]

11 months ago
UCLan and Preston firm collaborate to create environmentally friendly PPE

Researchers from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are helping a small independent business to bring one of the first fully biodegradable PPE face visors to the market. They hope […]

1 year ago
300 student nurses from UCLan sent to the Covid frontline at hospitals across the North West

Nursing students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are helping to fight Covid-19. Almost 300 final year nursing students are being deployed immediately to seven health trusts across the […]

1 year ago
Preston warehouse and office workers in dance challenge for Marie Curie

Screenshot from SPAR dance video Pic: James Hall and Co. Ltd Staff at the Preston SPAR depot are busy spreading Christmas cheer while raising funds for end of life care charity, Marie Curie. The company is hosting a variety of virtual […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 years ago
Preston printing firm adapts to make face shields for health and care workers

JKN managing director Peter Nicholls wears the protective visor A Preston printing firm has helped to keep health and care workers in the city supplied with face shields. JKN Digital, based at Preston Docks, has adapted its printing works […]

2 years ago
Preston firm donates equipment to frontline NHS workers and asks others to follow suit

Rob from Westinghouse Springfields donating the PPE, shown right A Preston firm has donated hundreds of items of personal protective equipment (PPE) to help protect frontline NHS workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. Westinghouse Springfields delivered 160 pairs of eye […]

2 years ago
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