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Cheshire and Merseyside residents urged to ‘give digital a go’ as part of new NHS campaign

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside has launched a new campaign to increase awareness of online health services ...

5 Jul 2023
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Hypertension day - 17 May 2023

High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. But if untreated, it increases the risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes. Around 1 in 4 adults in the UK have…

17 May 2023
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Vaccination reminder in World Immunisation Week (24-30 April)

With one in ten children not up to date with their vaccinations and at risk of becoming seriously unwell, this World Immunisation Week (24-30th April) the NHS is encouraging people to make sure they a…

24 Apr 2023
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Test of Government’s new, national Emergency Alerts system at 3pm on Sunday 23rd April

At 3pm on Sunday 23rd April there will be a test of the Government’s new, national Emergency Alerts system set up to warn people across the UK if there’s a danger to life nearby.

18 Apr 2023
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NHS advice ahead of the Grand National Festival

The local NHS is advising people how to use NHS services appropriately to enjoy the Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse this week.

13 Apr 2023
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NHS industrial action

The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced a 96-hour walkout of junior doctors from 7am on Tuesday, April 11th until 7am on Saturday, April 15th.

11 Apr 2023
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NHS Launches Spring Covid Vaccination Campaign

Around 215,000 people in Cheshire and Merseyside will be eligible for a spring covid jab including over 75s, those with a weakened immune system and care home residents.

11 Apr 2023
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Coming soon – PATCHS, new for online consultations

Our online consultation service will shortly be changing from eConsult to a new system called PATCHS.

27 Mar 2023
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Groundbreaking trans health service making a difference to lives in Sefton

A dedicated trans health service is providing medical support and guidance for residents across Sefton.

14 Mar 2023
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Urgent Eyecare Service

Red Eyes? Flashes or floaters?   Any other problems?   NHS appointments available at local optical practices   Click here for Leaflet

26 Jan 2023
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NHS urges parents of secondary school-aged children to take up the school flu vaccine offer in Sefton, amid rising cases

Flu vaccinations for secondary school students in Sefton has started this month with school vaccination teams already bringing the vaccine out to pupils in schools to ensure they are protected this wi…

20 Dec 2022
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Know the signs - Group A Strep

Group A streptococcus (GAS) is a common bacteria. Lots of us carry it in our throats and on our skin and it doesn’t always result in illness. However, GAS does cause a number of infections, some mild…

7 Dec 2022
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Group A Strep - What you need to know

Group A streptococcus (GAS) is a common bacteria. Lots of us carry it in our throats and on our skin and it doesn’t always result in illness. However, GAS does cause a number of infections, some mild…

6 Dec 2022
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'Care at the Chemist' service offers healthcare help in Sefton

Sefton’s ‘Care at the Chemist’ scheme offers convenient healthcare advice and medicines for a wide range of illnesses and conditions and is available at 31 pharmacies in the borough.

1 Dec 2022
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How to book GP appointments on evenings and weekends in south Sefton

A range of GP appointments are available on weekday evenings and weekends for all residents registered with a GP practice in south Sefton.

23 Nov 2022
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Warm spaces network opens for Sefton residents

Sefton residents facing a difficult winter because of soaring fuel bills and rising prices in the shops, now have a network or Warm Spaces available across the Borough where they can go without the fe…

10 Nov 2022
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