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23.10.2020

One Halton Carers Strategy 2020 to 2023

Under the umbrella of One Halton, Halton Borough Council has developed a new All-Age Carers Strategy that aims to take a more joined-up and holistic approach to supporting carers in Halton. One Halton is not…

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20.10.2020

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is breast cancer awareness month. This month is used to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, the improtance of getting an early diagnosis and how a healthy lifestyle can help…

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19.10.2020

Lymphoedema Service update

  As part of Merseycare NHS Foundation Trust’s phased restart of services their Lymphoedema Service clinics are resuming as detailed below. Clinic name/location Day/time Commencing  Speke Health Centre 75 South Parade Liverpool L24 2SF 0151…

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19.10.2020

Healthwatch response to CQC’s State Of Care Report 2019/20

Care Quality Commission’s report shows COVID-19 is magnifying inequalities and “risks turning fault lines into chasms”. The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) annual assessment of the state of health and social care in England shows that…

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19.10.2020

Bridgewater Trust Annual General Meeting

Bridgewater Community NHS Foundation Trust invite you to their 2020 virtual AGM  Date: Thursday 12th November Time: 4pm To submit a question or to register to attend please email: bchft.events@nhs.net  By mid day on the…

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14.10.2020

Halton restrictions under ‘Very High’ covid alert level

Halton, along with other areas, St. Helens, Knowsley, Sefton, Wirral and Liverpool, has been placed by Government into the ‘very high’ Covid alert level of the new three-tier system of interventions to tackle the spread…

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14.10.2020

Updated guidance for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

The Government has publish updated guidance for everyone who has been identified as clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID-19. The guidance: Replaces previous guidance Provides advice based on the local COVID-19 alert. Provides general advice that applies to…

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13.10.2020

Become a Healthwatch Halton Champion

Healthwatch Halton Champions will be volunteers committed to improving local health and social care services and who are willing to support the Healthwatch team. You will help to promote Healthwatch Halton information, surveys and our…

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12.10.2020

‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign

COVID-19 has changed the way that people are accessing NHS services. A recent survey of 2,178 people found that almost half (48%) of the public would delay or not seek medical help at all. A…

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12.10.2020

Baby Loss Awareness Week

Taking place on 9th-15th October every year, Baby Loss Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about pregnancy and baby loss in the UK. Throughout the week, bereaved parents, and their families and friends, unite with others across the…

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