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Help yourself to get better

Help yourself to get better

People across Blackburn and Darwen and East Lancashire are being urged to help themselves and their families as winter is approaching by caring for themselves when they have minor illnesses such as coughs, colds and sore throats. Blackburn with Darwen…
GP leads by example and gets a flu jab

GP leads by example and gets a flu jab

People at risk of seasonal flu are being urged to protect themselves by getting their annual free flu jabs. Everyone aged 65 and over is routinely offered the jab, as are younger people with long-term conditions such as heart disease, diabetes,…
“No decision about me, without me”

“No decision about me, without me”

A Summary Report has been published following Blackburn with Darwen’s Learning Disabilities Big Health Day held on 20th August 2013. The event was very well attended – 45 people came including self-advocates, carers and family members. Red and yellow cards…
European Antibiotic Awareness Day

European Antibiotic Awareness Day

Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is backing the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, on Monday 18th November, by urging residents to get well soon without using antibiotics. The European Antibiotic Awareness Day, held every year on November 18, is a…
Give us your views at ‘Health Talk’

Give us your views at ‘Health Talk’

CCG Chair Joe Slater will be listening to patient and public views about local health services at a free drop-in event in King George’s Hall, Blackburn, on Thursday 31st October from 12.30 to 3 pm. The ‘Health Talk’ event is being…