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Urgent GP appointments on New Year’s Day

Urgent GP appointments on New Year’s Day

Blackburn with Darwen patients who need an urgent GP appointment tomorrow (New Year’s Day) will be able to ring Shifa Surgery, Bangor Street, Blackburn, to request one.

Appointments will be available to those who need them from 10 am to 4.45 pm at the surgery which can be contacted on 01254 617440.

If you are normally healthy and have a cough, cold or flu, you probably don’t need to see a GP. Think! Pharmacy. The pharmacist can usually offer advice and over the counter remedies. New Year pharmacy opening times can be found here. PHarmacy opening times

However, if you have chest pain or breathlessness, or have had a cough for more than three weeks, it is advisable to seek medical advice.

If you are not sure of the best place to get the right health care, call 111 for advice.