East lancs CCG logo

| | |  

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.

Norovirus – It’s here a little early!

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.

Choose the right healthcare this winter

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.