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Useful Links

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Smoking Cessation


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 If you are thinking about Stopping Smoking or if you would just like a chat about smoking you can contact the Quit Squad on 0800 328 6297 (Freephone).

For further information please click on the link below



Best Treatments 

Information is researched from the British Medical Journal and displayed in an easy to understand format.

Patient UK 

Designed by GPs and EMIS and is a useful source of Patient information Leaflets amongst other things.

Net Doctor

Attempts to break the language barrier between Doctors and patients regarding disease and illnesses.


QRISK is a new calculator which works out your risk of getting heart disease. It has been developed by doctors and academics working in the UK National Health Service




Information on Healthier Living

BBC - Healthy Living 

Simple, accurate advice from the BBC. Helps you to establish the dos & donts of living healthily.

Male Health 

Fast, free independent information from the Men"s Health Forum. 

Women’s Health Concern

Women"s Health Concern is a charitable organisation which aims to help educate and support women with their healthcare by providing unbiased, accurate information

NHS Sites

NHS Constitution 

The NHS Constitution was published on 21 January 2009. It was one of a number of recommendations in Lord Darzi’s report ‘High Quality Care for All’ which was published on the 60th anniversary of the NHS and set out a ten-year plan to provide the highest quality of care and service for patients in England

NHS Website 

Aiming to personalise healthcare and provide information that will ‘allow patients to make meaningful choices about when and where to receive their treatment.’

Charity Websites


Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. Information is formatted in such a way that makes understanding the website an easy process

Cancer Backup

Europe's leading cancer information charity, with over 4,500 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.

Diabetes UK 

largest charity in the UK devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people with the condition

Asthma UK

This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it

Alzheimer’s Society

Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia.

Autistica UK

A charity run website with useful information regarding autism and the effects of autism.


If you’ve been affected by crime, we can give you the support you need to move forward. Our services are free, confidential and available to anyone in England and Wales, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened. Choose from a number of ways to contact us.

Get support now

If you’ve been affected by crime, we can give you the support you need to move forward. Our services are free, confidential and available to anyone in England and Wales, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened. Choose from a number of ways to contact us.

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Call our free Supportline

08 08 16 89 111 

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Male Domestic Abuse


SafeNet are delighted to announce that they've been commissioned by Lancashire County Council, as the Lead Provider, to deliver a new ‘Lancashire Refuges’ countywide service. The new service will be delivered in partnership with existing domestic abuse providers in Lancashire who will continue to deliver local refuge services.


Lancashire Refuges will offer emergency safe accommodation and specialist support to victims and survivors of domestic abuse, using a single point of access for referrals from across Lancashire 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.



SafeNet are working with Fylde Coast Women’s Aid (FCWA), The Liberty Centre (West Lancashire), South Ribble Women’s Refuge & Chorley Women’s Refuge (Progress Group) to provide safe temporary emergency refuge accommodation to victims and survivors of domestic abuse in Burnley, Pendle, Preston, Lancaster, Leyland, Chorley, Fylde, Wyre and Skelmersdale.                 


We offer specialist inclusive 24 hour support services to keep vulnerable women and children safe from further harm, including, for example, those with additional sensory or mobility needs, BAME and no recourse to public funds (NRPF) and those dealing with drug and alcohol addictions and mental ill health.

To make a referral for safe refuge please call: 0300 303 3581

email: [email protected]


To learn more about our services visit our website: Lancashirerefuges.org.uk



Services and entitlements for veterans. Family members information.

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