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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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'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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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.

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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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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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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Try the NHS App

You can download and use the NHS App if you're aged 13 or over.

21 Apr 2022
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Healthcare Help in Sefton over the Easter Holidays

The surgery will be closed on Friday 15th April and Monday 18th April. Healthcare leaders are sharing advice for getting the help you need in Sefton over the Easter bank holiday weekend (15-18 April)…

6 Apr 2022
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NEW NHS CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES TO SUPPORT SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AND ABUSE

The NHS has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) - specialist NHS services that provide a safe space and dedicated care for anyone who has been rape…

17 Feb 2022
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Pop-up vaccine clinic returns to Bootle Cricket Club

People will be able to walk in and get their first, second or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as a temporary pop-up clinic returns to Firwood Bootle Cricket Club. Following the success of pop-up…

17 Feb 2022
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Don't Let Measles, Mumps and Rubella into your Child's World

Around 1 in 10 children in the UK aren’t vaccinated against measles, mumps or rubella (MMR). The MMR vaccine is safe and offers the best protection for children and their community. If you can’t remem…

11 Feb 2022
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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (17th-23rd January)

We’re supporting Cervical Cancer Prevention Week | 17th-23rd January | www.jostrust.org.uk/CCPW  Did you know, one in three women and people with a cervix don't attend cervical screening? We want to…

11 Feb 2022
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