External Links


The local body that oversees primary care in the area.


The NHS 111 service is for out of hours urgent medical problems and normal hours urgent buy not life threatening problems that are not appropriate for you normal GP services.


The official NHS website.


All your travel advice; vaccinations, malaria prevention and tips to ensure that you minimise illness risks abroad.  Advice about sun exposure, traveller’s diarrhoea and lots more.


The World Health Organization.


East Lancs Hospitals including Burnley General, Royal Blackburn and Rossendale General.


NHS Choices has lots of useful information and links to help improve your health and lifestyle.


Healthy food and activity tips for you and the family.

Quit Community

A new but growing online community and learning hub for smokers in search of inspiration and information on quitting smoking.

Inspire Lgo

A local provider of drug and alcohol services for East Lancashire. Their service offers a wide range of support to meet your individual needs.


Do you have a hospital or clinic appointment?  Do you need ambulance transport because of a medical or physical condition?  You may be eligible to use the Patient Transport Service.  Click on the link for more information.

Help with NHS Costs

Although treatment on the NHS is free at the point of delivery, there may still be some costs (for example, your journey to hospital).  However, much or all of the cost can be reclaimed, which should ease any added stress.  Please click on the link to find out more about help with health costs.