Ansdell Medical Centre

Albany Road, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 4GW

Monkeypox information

Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Most cases have been in Africa. The risk of catching monkeypox in the UK is very low. It’s usually a mild illness that will get better on its

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Are you concerned you have symptoms of COVID-19?

From 18th May 2020, the general clinical case definition for COVID-19 has been updated to include loss of or change in smell or taste. It is now: New continuous cough OR fever OR loss of/change in smell or taste Everyone,

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Advice for parents during COVID-19: what to do if your child is unwell or injured

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has produced a useful poster for parents and carers advising what to do if a child is unwell or injured during the COVID-19 outbreak. Download a printable version of the poster

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Community Hubs offering support during COVID-19 outbreak

Hubs have been set up in each district of Lancashire to help support the people who need it most during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Need a sick note for COVID-19? Here’s what you need to do

People unable to work for more than seven days because of COVID-19 can obtain an isolation note through a new online service. Isolation notes will provide employees with evidence for their employers that they have been advised to self-isolate due

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Funding appeal for Whitegate Drive defibrillator

People living in Blackpool are being asked to donate funds to help buy a piece of life-saving equipment. Staff at the Blackpool Urgent Treatment Centre are raising money for a community defibrillator to be put in a busy and under-resourced

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Big White Wall: Free online mental health resource available to everyone on the Fylde Coast

A free mental health resource for people living with depression and other conditions is now available across the whole of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre. Big White Wall, which is available at www.bigwhitewall.com, provides a clinically safe and anonymous online community providing

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Survey shows people on Fylde Coast have ‘good’ experience of GP practice

People living on the Fylde Coast have reported a ‘good’ experience of their GP surgery in an annual survey. Of the 4,346 people who responded to the annual GP Patient Survey, about 85 per cent said they were happy with

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Launch of GP networks an ‘endorsement of what we’ve been doing for years’

NHS England has announced an exciting new way of working that will improve the way family doctor services work together – the first major service change to primary care in a generation. All GP practices now work together with their

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Cancer patients group spearheads Blackpool Vic transport directory

People relying on public transport to get to Blackpool Victoria Hospital can take advantage of a new directory, thanks to local volunteers. The directory includes the routes and times of all bus services that go to the hospital and is

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Thornton residents’ chance to share views with the NHS

People living on the Fylde Coast are being given the chance to share their views on the NHS at a drop-in session at Thornton library in Thornton, on 11 June 2019 between 10 am and noon. The two Fylde Coast

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