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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 hosted by Blackburn with Darwen’s Health and Wellbeing Board and will feature a ‘marketplace’ where members of the public will be able to speak to a variety of health professionals as well as getting free information and help on a range of health issues.

Other organisations represented at the event include Blackburn with Darwen Council, HealthWatch, East Lancashire Hospital Trust and Age UK.

There will be a wide range of stands in themed areas relating to the Health and Wellbeing Board’s five priorities:

  • Children and young people
  • Health and work
  • Safe and healthy homes and neighbourhoods
  • Promoting health and supporting when unwell; and
  • OIder people.

There will be free sport taster sessions, interactive bikes, NHS health checks, demonstrations of the latest telecare equipment, face-painting and much more.