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27.01.2021

Kawasaki disease awareness

Kawasaki Disease is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children in the U.K. The Mersey Gateway Bridge was illuminated red and pink, on January the 26th, for International Kawasaki Disease awareness day.  What…

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26.01.2021

Could you be the next chair of the local Maternity Voices Partnership?

Maternity Voices logo. A purple speech bubble with pregnant woman, and 2 parents holding babies inside.

The Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) is a forum which supports collaboration between maternity providers and service users to ensure that services meet the needs of local women, parents and families. The role of this open…

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20.01.2021

Vaccination programme update for Halton and Warrington.

An envelope with the message 'The NHS will let you know when it's your turn to receive the COVID-19 vaccine' sticking out.

NHS Halton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have announced that the continued rollout of the GP-led Coronavirus community vaccination programme is progressing well and meeting national targets. The local…

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20.01.2021

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2021

Banner will Cervical Caner Prevention week 18-24 January 2021 displayed.

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, running from the 18th -24th January 2021, is about getting as many people as possible to know how they can reduce their risk of the disease and to educate others.  Cervical…

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18.01.2021

The Care Quality Commission service want to hear what you think of their strategy

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The CQC (Care Quality Commission) are changing how they regulate to improve care for everyone. Tell them what you think about their draft strategy.  The CQC was established as an independent regulator with a clear…

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18.01.2021

COVID-19 vaccine: what you need to know

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Take a look about what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccination programme including how you will know when it’s your turn, where to go, and why it’s important. We all have an important…

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18.01.2021

First large scale vaccination centre in Cheshire and Merseyside to be launched in St. Helens.

St. Helens Rugby Stadium image with large red and white Saints team logo,, that has become a mass vaccine centre.

St Helens Rugby League Ground, the Totally Wicked Stadium, will be the site of the first large-scale COVID-19 Vaccination Centre in Cheshire and Merseyside. Led by St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, the…

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14.01.2021

Looking after someone? Know your rights

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been estimated that across the UK there are 13.5 million unpaid carers. Many people are unaware of their rights as a carer and, as a result, are not accessing the…

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14.01.2021

Ask for ANI

Image giving details of the Ask for Ani scheme.

The Government have launched a new code word scheme, where if you are experiencing domestic abuse and need immediate help, you can ask for ‘ANI’ in any participating pharmacy.   ANI stands for Action Needed…

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13.01.2021

Unpaid carers in Halton are asked to share feedback on care following a year of the COVID-19 Pandemic

cartoon style image of a man with a walking frame being helped by a women wiearing a white dress. Text bubbles say 'Tell us about your loved one's care to help improve support for everyone. Hashtag, because we all care

Unpaid carers have played a greater role than ever before in supporting people with their care needs, an incredible contribution in the fight against COVID-19. In addition to the direct support they provide, carers can…

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