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08.07.2020

Because we all care

Help health and social care services recover from COVID-19 #BecauseWeAllCare Two-thirds of people in England say they are more likely to act to improve health and social care services since the outbreak of COVID-19. You…

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08.07.2020

Three quarters of people in the North West ready to help improve health and social care after coronavirus

Alliance of local and national care organisations calls on North West people to give feedback to shape future care New research from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Healthwatch England shows that 74% of people…

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07.07.2020

Q and A on new shielding guidance

What guidance should I be following from 6 July? Those who have received a shielding patient letter remain in the ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ category and should continue to follow the updated guidance for the clinically…

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02.07.2020

NHS complaints process to resume

On 26 March 2020, NHS England advised NHS organisations that due to the need to focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, they could choose to pause the complaints process. NHS organisations have now been told that,…

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02.07.2020

Most patients are positive about their hospital care, but discharge delays and access to support once home remain a concern – particularly for the frail

The majority of people who stayed as an inpatient in hospital were happy with the care they received, had confidence in the doctors and nurses treating them and felt their fundamental needs were met, according…

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30.06.2020

New Clatterbridge Cancer Centre opens in Liverpool

A major new hospital that will transform cancer care in a region that is one of the worst affected nationally by the disease has opened in the heart of Liverpool. The 11-storey Clatterbridge Cancer Centre…

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26.06.2020

Annual Report 2019-2020

Healthwatch Halton’s 7th Annual Report has been published today, 26 June 2020. The report highlights the work and role of Healthwatch Halton, covering the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020. Dave Wilson, Healthwatch…

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24.06.2020

Woodview Child Development Centre – June 2020 newsletter

The latest Woodview Child Development Centre newsletter, for patients, parents and the public, is out now.  Woodview-Newsletter-June-2020 If you have a query regarding your child’s appointment or current treatment please contact the service directly on…

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24.06.2020

Thriving with Nature

As part of our COVID-19 Survey we found that lots of people who were feeling stress because of the pandemic said going for a walk had helped them to cope day to day. Recent months have…

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23.06.2020

Updated advice on shielding – 23 June 2020

The government has updated its guidance for people who are shielding. People who are shielding remain vulnerable and should continue to take precautions but can now leave their home if they wish, as long as…

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