New handy guide to making choices in the NHS published

NHS Fylde and Wyre Clinical Commissioning Group have recently published a guide to help patients make choices about their NHS care. This follows a survey earlier in the year which showed that nine out of 10…

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Watch out for symptoms of Norovirus

Doctors in East Lancashire want members of the public to be on the lookout for symptoms of Norovirus and take sensible precautions in case you suffer a bout this winter. Norovirus, sometimes known as the…

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Residents invited to help with Advance Care Planning booklet

Local residents across Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire are invited to help health commissioners develop a patient-friendly Advance Care Planning booklet. Advance care planning is about doing what you can do to ensure that…

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CQC Report: North West Ambulance Service

On 10th December 2014, CQC published an inspection report on North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, the first ambulance trust to be inspected under the Care Quality Commission’s revised inspection approach. The announced inspection took…

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