Patients unsure of how to use new Chorley urgent care centre
A majority of residents in Chorley and South Ribble do not know what the new Urgent Care Centre is for, according to research.
The centre was opened following the closure of Chorley’s A&E department in April but a report has revealed that 55 per cent of people are still flummoxed about how to use it.
The purpose of the Urgent Care Centre is to provide treatment for patients with minor injuries and illnesses. It was hoped that it would relieve the strain that Chorley A&E’s closure would have on other such departments elsewhere.
In an announcement at the time a spokesman from... read more
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