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Pharmacy

Your Pharmacy will give you advice on most minor illnesses and you can buy over-the-counter remedies to relieve your symptoms.

For opening times visit NHS Choices.

GP Surgery

Your local family doctor (GP) is the main point of contact for you and your family's general health care. Order your repeat prescriptions in good time to ensure you have all your medication if you are away on holiday or there is a bank holiday weekend.

For opening times visit NHS Choices.

GP Walk-In Centre

The GP walk-in centre provides consultations, advice and treatment for minor illnesses.  No appointment is necessary although you may experience a wait depending on level of demand.

Accrington Victoria Health Access Centre

Accrington Victoria Community Hospital

Haywood Road

Accrington BB5 6AS.

Open 7 days a week from 8am until 8.30pm.

GP Out of Hours Service

When your regular GP surgery is closed, and you are too ill to wait for it to re-open, you can access help and support from the ‘GP Out of Hours’ service. To contact the ‘GP Out of Hours’ service, phone free on 111.

Minor Injuries Units

Minor Injuries Units deal with problems such as suspected fractures, cuts, bruises, minor eye problems, burns, scalds, and sprains. If you need advice on the best place to go to treat your illness, call 111. 

In East Lancashire there are two Minor Injuries Units:

Accrington Minor Injuries Unit Accrington

Victoria Community Hospital

Haywood Road

Accrington

BB5 6AS.

Open 7 days a week from 8am until 8.30pm.

Rossendale Minor Injuries Unit

Rossendale Primary Health Care Centre

Bacup Road

Rawtenstall

BB4 7PL.

Open 7 days a week from 8am until 8pm

Urgent Care Centres

Urgent Care Centres are for serious conditions such as suspected broken bones or breathing difficulties which need immediate care but are not life threatening.

Accident and Emergency/999

Calling 999 

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