Together A Healthier Future is a programme to improve our health and care system in Pennine Lancashire, which is made up of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen.

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Physical activity is the perfect medicine

Fri 4th Aug 2017 14:17

Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is becoming a leader in the North West in using physical activity to improve patient health and have trained GPs and nurses helping patients get more physically active.

Survey results show patients happy with GP services

Thu 13th Jul 2017 13:40

Results of the latest national GP survey published at the start of July show that patients in East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen are on average happy with their overall experience of their GP practice.

Help shape the future of local health and care

Mon 10th Jul 2017 13:38

Help shape the future of local health and care

Local residents are still being invited to get involved, debate and help shape the future of health and social care in Pennine Lancashire at one of a series of summer engagement events – with an extra date just announced.

Don’t let hay fever ruin your day

Fri 7th Jul 2017 13:26

More and more people will have plans to go out with their families and friends to make the most of good weather this Summer.

Top professor casts an eye on local service

Fri 7th Jul 2017 13:17

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust showed how it can be a national leader recently when staff welcomed Professor Nick Bosanquet to visit their Ophthalmology/ integrated eye service recently.

New blog: Why I love walking

Wed 28th Jun 2017 11:57

By Councillor Mustafa Desai, the Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care for Blackburn with Darwen Council

We are currently going through very challenging times with huge pressures on our health and social care systems.

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