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Equality Monitoring Compliance Report 2013/14

Equality Monitoring Compliance Report 2013/14

Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is committed to ensuring Equality and Diversity is a priority when planning and commissioning healthcare services in our region. The CCG routinely collects equality data and uses this information to ensure that its…
Public invited to health body meeting

Public invited to health body meeting

NHS Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding a Governing Body meeting at Blackburn Central Library with the public welcome to attend. The meeting will take place on Wednesday 5th February at 1pm. The role of the Governing Body…
Chair Joe Slater’s blog: August 2013

Chair Joe Slater’s blog: August 2013

Quality care Since the report into hospitals with a high mortality rate undertaken by Sir Bruce Keogh was published, I have been involved in making sure that we make the most of this opportunity to have a thorough examination of…
Don’t take a chance with cancer

Don’t take a chance with cancer

Doctors in Blackburn with Darwen are backing Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, and calling on local women to ensure they take part in regular screening. This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (19th-25th January) which aims to remind people that cervical cancer…
Watch out for symptoms of Norovirus

Watch out for symptoms of Norovirus

Doctors across Blackburn with Darwen 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 ‘winter vomiting disease’ because…
Chair Joe Slater’s blog: July 2013

Chair Joe Slater’s blog: July 2013

Welcome to our Chair Joe Slater’s first monthly blog! Out and about this month in my role for the CCG In public service we should never fail  to recognise and support a whole range of individuals and groups that do…
Use Emergency Services appropriately

Use Emergency Services appropriately

Residents across Blackburn with Darwen are being urged to use emergency services appropriately as the festive period approaches. Many people attend urgent services when it is unnecessary and they could be better treated elsewhere, which during the winter season can…