WHERE SHOULD I GO?
Your pharmacy will give you advice on most minor illnesses and you can buy over-the counter remedies to relieve your symptoms.
Your local family doctor (GP) is the main point of contact for you and your family’s healthcare.
GP OUT OF HOURS 111
If the surgery is closed and your problem cannot wait until surgery re-opens call 111 for advice.
MINOR INJURIES UNIT
Accrington Victoria Hospital
Minor injuries deal with problems such as suspected fractures, cuts, bruises, minor eye problems, burns, scalds and strains.
URGENT CARE CENTRE
Burnley General Hospital
Urgent care centres are for serious conditions such as suspected broken bones or breathing difficulties which need immediate care but are not life threatening. They are NOT for dental problems, cold symptoms, up-set stomachs or to get prescriptions
ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY/999
Calling 999 or going to A & E (Royal Blackburn Hospital) is for people who are seriously ill or whose life is in danger.