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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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Advertisement Advertisement £60,000 raised for family of Preston doctor who was left in critical condition after a major stroke

Dr Hossain suffered a major stroke leaving him in critical condition. A fundraiser to support a Preston doctor who risks losing his family home after suffering a maor stroke has reached £60,000. Dr Hossain was taken to hospital in a critical […]

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Preston man recalls how North West Air Ambulance saved his life

The air ambulance in Moor Park during Friday morning Pic: Annie Edmondson This National Air Ambulance Week (September 7– 13), the North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAAC) is raising awareness of the lifesaving impact its service has had on patient lives across […]

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Memorial garden given the green light at Royal Preston Hospital

Designs for the memorial garden at Royal Preston Hospital A memorial garden aimed at providing a lasting tribute to lives lost has been selected to benefit from Aviva’s community fund. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity wants to create a space […]

1 year ago
New centre at Royal Preston Hospital assists mental health rehabilitation

The modern and peaceful interior of the Skylark Centre Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust has opened a new rehabilitation unit at Royal Preston Hospital, to support patients recovering from mental health conditions. The Skylark Centre will deliver […]

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