NHS Direct is a 24 hour health advice and information service provided by the NHS. It provides confidential access to medical information, guidance and reassurance through a range of interactive services. These include an expert telephone advice line and detailed web resources.
Frank is the Government’s national anti-drug campaign. The campaign was established in 2003 and is principally aimed at teenagers.
Health and Safety Executive
HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness. The company acts in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces.
Other Emergency Services Websites
Lancashire Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing Lancashire. The force has over 3,000 officers as well as 500 Police Community Support Officers.
Limacharlie is a website developed by Lancashire Constabulary and targeted for younger people. The site provides safety advice regarding a wide range of issues from forced marriages to safety on the internet.
North West Ambulance Service
Based in Bolton, the new Trust provides services to almost seven million people in Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside, Cumbria and the North Western fringes of Derbyshire in an area of some 5,500 square miles.
National Grid is an international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world. The company plays a vital role in providing energy to millions of customers across Great Britain.
United Utilities is the UK’s largest listed water company. The company owns, operates and maintains utility assets, including water, wastewater, electricity and gas throughout the UK.
The Environment Agency is a public sector organisation which aims to protect and improve the environment. The company are mainly concerned with river, flooding and pollution.