Be careful in winter weather for A&E’s sake

Winter means icy and slippery conditions bringing risks of falling victim to slips and trips. With more cold weather forecasted for the coming weeks, residents are reminded to take appropriate measures to make you stay…

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Office closure during festive period

Unfortunately, the Healthwatch Lancashire offices will be closed during the festive period between 24th December and 1st January. You can still share your experiences with Healthwatch Lancashire using our website by clicking here. Alternatively, email us at…

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A&E staff won’t kiss it better … it’s for real emergencies

Examine your options before using Accident and Emergency departments is the message from busy doctors and nurses this Christmas and New Year. “We are not saying don’t use A&E. We are saying use A&E wisely,”…

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Feeling under the weather? Speak to your pharmacist

Local health commissioners, NHS East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Blackburn with Darwen CCG, are supporting the NHS winter campaign, ‘Feeling under the weather?’ The campaign urges older people to seek early advice…

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