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Make sure your neighbours are warm and well during the cold weather

As the weather has taken a turn and more heavy rain has been predicted by the met office. Health leaders are once again urging people to be a good neighbour and check on their elderly and isolated friends and neighbours to find out if they are warm and well.

Have a heart and learn how to help a heart this Valentine’s Day

Eight years ago Alex Murphy then 51, suffered a catastrophic injury after being kicked in the chest whilst playing rugby. Fortunately for Alex he was brought back to life with the speedy response and expertise of quick acting by-standers trained as first responders.

Choose wisely this February half term

With February half term about to start, doctors in East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen are reminding parents to choose wisely and be aware of the full range of NHS services available to them when their children become ill.

Coronavirus preparedness

The NHS in East Lancashire (this includes Blackburn with Darwen) and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases.

Tinnitus Week 3 - 9 February 2020

Tinnitus Week is an annual occurence and this year runs from 3 February to 9 February.  The aim of the week is to raise more awareness around Tinnitus.