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Make the most of your October half term

Make the most of your October half term

As the October half term is fast approaching healthcare professionals in East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen are reminding the public how to access urgent care if necessary. During school holidays, pressures on Blackburn Accident and Emergency (A&E) increases substantially,…
Think Lupus this October

Think Lupus this October

October is Lupus Awareness Month, and health leaders in Pennine Lancashire are supporting LUPUS UK’s campaign to raise awareness of this condition and its symptoms. Lupus is a long-term condition causing inflammation to the joints, skin and other organs. It…
Do you know the dangers of high cholesterol?

Do you know the dangers of high cholesterol?

October is National Cholesterol Month and doctors across Pennine Lancashire would like to encourage residents to take steps to reduce their cholesterol. Over half of all UK adults have high cholesterol levels. This doesn’t usually cause any symptoms, but increases…
Stop smoking this October

Stop smoking this October

As part of the national Stoptober campaign this October, NHS East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are asking residents to give up smoking for the month. Quitting smoking will have a number of benefits on your…