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Lancashire practice receives £40k grant to explore local NHS history

Friday 20th July 2018

A GP practice in Lancashire was awarded a £40K grant to collect and share memories of healthcare from the last 70 years or more.
 
Lostock Hall Medical Centre in Preston was the successful bidder of a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant, through which it will explore the local history of healthcare.
 
On Saturday 21 July, practice manager David Pearson will be launching the Doctor Doctor project, through which his practice will collect patient’s...

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