Category Archives: nhs

Police appeal for witnesses after crash in Skelmersdale

Skelmersdale Police are appealing for information after a motorbike rider suffered serious injuries in a crash in Skelmersdale. The 43 year old man, from Skelmersdale, was riding his Kawasaki ZX900cc on Gillibrands Road at about 12.45pm today (Saturday, May 12th) when he lost control of the vehicle and fell off. The man suffered multiple fractures and was taken by ambulance

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Appeal for witnesses after cyclist airlifted to hospital on Sunday

Lancashire police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Wrightington on Sunday 8th April. A cyclist suffered serious injury at around 14:55 hours on Sunday, after crashing his bicycle on High Moor Lane, close to the High Moor Restaurant. It is believed the cyclist was riding down a steep gradient when he left the road to the nearside and

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NHS bans common items from prescriptions

The NHS has recently banned some “over the counter” remedies in a major cost-cutting plan. NHS England officials have ruled that items such as paracetamol, cold treatments, cough mixture, eye drops, laxatives and sun creams are among a range of products that will not be routinely prescribed. This is part of proposals to rein in prescriptions for medicines for some

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