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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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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.

15 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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Ask your Pharmacist Week: how your local pharmacy can support you

It’s ‘Ask Your Pharmacist Week’ and health professionals in Sefton are reminding residents of the range of healthcare services and support available at your local pharmacy.

17 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…

17 Nov 2022
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The NHS is here for you this bank holiday Monday

Monday 19 September has been designated a bank holiday following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, meaning some healthcare services such as GP practices will close and pharmacies may change…

14 Oct 2022
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New interpreter service launched for deaf patients

The NHS in Liverpool, Knowsley and Sefton have been working together to improve interpreter services for D/deaf patients.

14 Oct 2022
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Queen Elizabeth II Funeral

Monday 19 September 2022 has been declared a bank holiday, the day of the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Surgery will be CLOSED on this day. We will be contacting patients who have pre…

12 Sep 2022
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Local NHS urges public stay safe during heatwave

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside is urging the public to stay safe and take precautions during the warmer weather.

11 Aug 2022
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INFLUENZA VACCINATION 2022/23

Flu vaccinationWe’ll shortly be offering the influenza vaccination to our patients who are at higher risk of complications from catching influenza. We will contact you when it’s time to book your appo…

11 Aug 2022
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Heatwave: how to cope in hot weather

Tips for coping in hot weather Look out for those who may struggle to keep themselves cool and hydrated – older people, those with underlying health conditions and those who live alone are particular…

10 Aug 2022
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Monkeypox update

The UKHSA has advised that pre-exposure vaccination against monkeypox should now be offered to those at greatest risk of infection to help control the recent outbreak of the virus. If you are eligible…

9 Aug 2022
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Reliable health apps for people in Sefton

People in Sefton can now help themselves to live healthier, happier lives using accredited health applications included on sefton.orcha.co.uk.

2 Aug 2022
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