Health Conditions

Websites providing help and support for different health conditions.



British Heart Foundation
Providing help and information relating to heart and circulatory disease.
Tel: 0300 330 3311 (Heart Helpline – for medical enquiries)
(9am-5pm Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm Sat)
Email: hearthelpline@bhf.org.uk


Helping people affected by lung conditions.
Tel: 03000 030 555 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri)


Support and information about your liver and liver health “Raising Awareness, Transforming Lives”
Tel: 0800 652 7330 (10am-3pm Mon-Fri, closed bank holidays)
Email: helpline@britishlivertrust.org.uk


Supporting all kidney patients, carers and their families.
Tel: 0800 169 0936


Providing advice and resources.
Tel: 0300 222 5800 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri)
Email: info@asthma.org.uk


COPD Information Website


Fighting to improve the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy.
Tel: 0808 800 5050
(8.30am-8.00pm Mon-Thur, 8.30am -4.30pm Fri, 10am-4pm Sat)
Email: helpline@epilepsy.org.uk
UK Text Messages: 0747 9638071


Support and resources for everyone affected by MS.
Tel: 0800 800 8000


Practical help for people with arthritis.
Tel: 020 3781 7120


Providing support and sharing knowledge to help everyone affected by diabetes.
Tel: 0345 123 2399


Providing information and funding research into all types of skin diseases.
Tel: 020 7391 6341


Working to improve the lives of those affected by Alopecia.


Royal National Institute of Blind People
Providing support and resources.
Sight Loss Advice Service Tel: 0303 123 9999
(8am-8pm weekdays, 9am-5pm Sat)


Supporting deaf people and those with hearing loss and tinnitus.
Tel: 0808 808 0123
Email: information@hearingloss.org.uk


Providing advice, support and information about Stroke.
Tel: 0303 3033 100
(9am-5pm Mon/Thur/Fri, 8am-6pm Tues/Wed and 10am-1pm Sat)
Email: helpline@stroke.org.uk


Providing advice and raising awareness of eczema.
Tel: 0800 448 0818
(10am-4pm Mon-Fri, closed bank holidays)
Email: helpline@eczema.org


The charity for people who need to live without gluten – providing information and support.
Tel: 0333 332 2033
(9am-5pm Mon-Fri)

COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Updates

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We are aware of letters being sent out by NHS England with an invite to have your COVID vaccination at Blackburn Cathedral.
If you do not wish to take up this offer for any reason, please wait for our phone call to invite you to book an appointment here at the health centre.
At the moment we have no timescale, but please be aware we will contact you with an appointment as soon as we possibly can.
***IMPORTANT INFORMATION***
Please could we remind all patients not to contact the surgery regarding the COVID vaccination.
We are in the process of contacting patients in the following order of group priority:
  • all those 80 years of age and over
  • all those 75 years of age and over
  • all those 70 years of age and over and clinically extremely vulnerable individuals
  • all those 65 years of age and over
  • all individuals aged 16 years to 64 years with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk of serious disease and mortality
  • all those 60 years of age and over
  • all those 55 years of age and over
  • all those 50 years of age and over
This is a staggered process, so please can we ask again that you wait to be contacted.
Thank you for your co-operation.