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Figures reveal A&E pressures

Startling statistics have revealed that one in three people who attended Blackpool’s A&E department could have been treated elsewhere. From April 2014 to September 2014, there were nearly 40,000 visits… Read more »


Be careful in winter weather for A&E’s sake

Be careful in winter weather for A&E’s sake

Winter means icy and slippery conditions bringing risks of falling victim to slips and trips. With more cold weather forecast for the coming weeks, local NHS teams are reminding residents… Read more »


Richard Morton (left) and Dave Rigby (right) from the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust are backing the Think! Why A&E? campaign

Celebrate in style not hospital

Everyone likes to let their hair down at Christmas and enjoy the socialising that comes with it, but it’s easy to get carried away and have one drink too many…. Read more »



Think! Why A&E?

Think! Why A&E?

“Think! Why A&E?” That is the question patients across the Fylde coast are being asked as part of a new campaign. To raise awareness of healthcare services, the campaign featuring… Read more »