Signs of stroke

The main signs of stroke can be remembered with the word FAST:

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Face – has their face fallen on one side? Can they smile?

Arms – can they raise both arms and keep them there?

Speech – is their speech slurred?

Time – if you notice any of these signs make the call – dial 999 immediately.

The NHS is still here for you and ready to deal with emergencies. If you think you or a family member is suffering the symptoms of a stroke, you should dial 999 immediately.

Better Health

For many, the past year has been hard, with people realising how precious their health is and recognising that it is time to get back on track and feel better in 2021

The #BetterHealth website includes the NHS 12 Week Weight Loss Plan, BMI calculator, Easy Meals suggestions and tips on how to eat healthily on a budget.

Kick start your health today. Let’s do this

Help ease the pressures on emergency departments

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are calling for the public’s support to help ease the pressure on its Emergency Departments.

Remember, if you need urgent medical help but don’t know which service to use, call NHS 111. They are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to direct you to the most appropriate place for care.

In an emergency, always dial 999.

Read more about the urgent and emergency services available to you at:

Lancashire Sexual Health Services

Online free condoms

Bespoke STI testing kits for over 16s

Chlamadia testing kits for 16-24 year olds

Postal condoms for 16-24 year olds

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Covid Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against coronavirus.Don’t delay in getting your vaccine when it’s offered to you.