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Royal Preston Hospital maternity unit up for Nursing Times Award

NTA Finalists Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. Maternity improvement leads: L-R Andrea Whitehead, Richa Gupta, Fiona Crossfill. The Nursing Times Awards have nominated the Maternity Unit at Royal Preston Hospital as a finalist for the prestigious Patient Safety Improvement Award. The team have been nominated for their […]

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Two new hospitals could serve Lancashire with Royal Preston Hospital closing under new government plan

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling The government has given its strongest hint yet about the creation of a ‘super hospital’ in Central Lancashire. Royal Preston Hospital, in Fulwood, and Lancaster Royal Infirmary would both be […]

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Brock man creates fundraising journey while in cancer treatment

People diagnosed with cancer often describe their path to wellness as a ‘treatment journey’ but Colin Holmes from Brock, near Garstang has gone a step further by making his personal […]

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Royal Preston Hospital staff bare all to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Centre

Physios posing for the charity calendar A charity calendar created by the Plastic Surgery & Burns Department at Royal Preston Hospital has raised £3,972 for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The ‘Burns & Plastics Beauties 2020’ calendar […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Commemorative plaque at Royal Preston Hospital for much-loved doctor

Dr Prab Salpekar A plaque has been erected at Royal Preston Hospital’s new Critical Care Unit in memory of Dr Prab Salpekar, a much-loved and highly-respected Lancashire physician. Dr Salpekar, who passed away […]

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Preston cancer survivor walks miles to raise money for Rosemere

Preston mum-of-two and PR copy writer Jacqueline Ballard has been walking to raise money for charity When diagnosed with breast cancer last year, Preston mum of two and PR copywriter Jacqueline Ballard spent her month of daily radiotherapy sessions at Rosemere Cancer Centre planning her life […]

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In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, September 7 to September 11

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. A school in Longridge saw a partial closure after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19, and a row […]

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Ice lollies all round for Rosemere patients

Christine Ryan of Rosemere Centre with ice lollies Rosemere Cancer Foundation has set aside £300 for enough ice lollies for patients on the Ribblesdale Ward to last this year and next. The ward is Rosemere Cancer Centre’s in-patient […]

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