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06.04.2020

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

  Around 268,000 people living in the UK today have been diagnosed with bowel cancer.  Every 15 minutes someone is diagnosed with bowel cancer and it’s the UK’s second biggest cancer killer but it shouldn’t…

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06.04.2020

NHS asks people to share their coronavirus symptoms to help others

A new Coronavirus Status Checker that will help the NHS coordinate its response and build up additional data on the COVID-19 outbreak has been launched today by Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock. People…

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02.04.2020

Take part in our Coronavirus health, care and wellbeing survey

We want to hear from you about how Coronavirus / COVID-19 has affected you, or your family members, so that we can let health and care services in Halton know what they’re doing well during…

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02.04.2020

Government launches Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp

Launched this week, the GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service is an automated ‘chatbot’ service for the British public to get answers from the Government to the most common questions about Coronavirus. The service will provide information…

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01.04.2020

Changes to primary care dental services

Read the new guidance from the NHS regarding changes to Primary Dental Care services in response to COVID-19. Correct as of 25 March 2020 NHS England have provided an update with changes to services, with…

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31.03.2020

Shielding-what does it mean?

From 23 March 2020, the Government has contacted around 1.5 million NHS patients by letter, with guidance and information on ‘shielding’.  People that have been identified, from their medical records, as being at highest risk…

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31.03.2020

Latest Advice

For the most up to date information about COVID-19 be sure to check Gov.uk.

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30.03.2020

Coronavirus – How to help safely

The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives. Full guidance on staying at home and away from…

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30.03.2020

Coronavirus – Support and advice for people affected by dementia

Advice for people affected by dementia This is a worrying time for everyone, especially for those affected by dementia. It can be helpful to know there is help and support available to you. Alzheimer’s Society…

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27.03.2020

CCG – Coronavirus Newsletter Issue 1

          NHS Halton CCG and NHS Warrington CCG have issued their first joint Coronavirus newsletter. 1. Stay Home, Save Lives In the NHS, we are facing the biggest challenge of our…

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