Cold or flu – What’s the difference?
This time of year is when colds and flu start are more widespread and doing the rounds in schools and nurseries. Local doctors want to remind parents about the different symptoms each can cause.
‘GP Team of the Year and Practice Nursing Award 2019’, are both fantastic achievements and are two of the most prestigious awards for GP surgeries who go above and beyond to meet their patients’ needs.
NHS East Lancashire and NHS Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGS) along with East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust are reminding local residents that a range of NHS services are available in helping to stay well this winter.
Norovirus, sometimes known as the 'winter vomiting disease' because it usually occurs during the winter months, has come a little early this year and has already hit Pennine Lancashire. The virus is highly contagious and the typical symptoms are vomiting and diarrhoea.
Health bosses are asking people to choose the right services this winter as A&E and Primary Care services are seeing a high number of attendances.