Half term can be a fun but stressful time for many parents, especially in winter as kids play in wet and icy conditions. As part of the national Help Us, Help You campaign, health bosses in Chorley, South Ribble and Greater Preston are encouraging people to visit their pharmacy for advice on minor injuries and ailments.
People in Chorley and South Ribble are being encouraged to give their hearts some love this Valentine’s Day, 14 February. The plea comes from NHS Chorley and South Ribble Clinical Commissioning Group as latest statistics show that there are 4,731 expected cases of people in Chorley and South Ribble living with Atrial Fibrillation – a heart condition that causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart rate*.
The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
Have you heard about the possible options for changes to health and care services across central Lancashire, including at our local hospitals?
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