Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    (20 Oct 2021)

    Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. Most women diagnosed with breast cancer are over the age of 50, but younger women can also get breast cancer. About 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. There's a good chance of recovery if it's detected at an early stage. For this reason, it's vital that women check their breasts regularly for any changes and always have any changes examined by a GP. In rare cases, men can also be diagnosed with breast cancer. Find out more about breast cancer in men.

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    GPs ask for your support as they work through their busiest period

    (28 Sep 2021)

    GP practice staff are asking for your patience and support as they work through their busiest ever period. General Practice is still open and staff are working harder than ever to make sure patients and the public are kept safe and that you continue to get the care that you need.

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    Respiratory Illness in Children

    (18 Aug 2021)

    Health experts locally are urging parents and carers to be aware of the signs of respiratory illnesses in children with cases higher than usual for this time of year and further increases expected over the winter months. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a common virus that causes coughs and colds in winter and is the most common cause of bronchiolitis in children under two. In the UK, the RSV season typically begins in the autumn – earlier than the adult flu season – and runs throughout the winter. However, this year we are now seeing this presenting in children much sooner.

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    Grab a jab at Seaforth Village Surgery

    (22 Jul 2021)

    Seaforth Village Surgery will be open on Thursday 22 July as a COVID-19 vaccination site for all south Sefton residents who can either walk in for their jab or book an appointment. The new vaccination site, being run by GP practices in Seaforth and Litherland known as a primary care network, will be offering jabs until the end of August following a successful pilot earlier in the year.

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    Visiting the GP Practice

    (20 Jul 2021)

    Everyone accessing or visiting healthcare facilities must continue to wear a face covering and follow social distancing rules, COVID restrictions ending in many other settings in England from 19 July. This means that staff, patients and visitors in GP practices, hospitals, dental practices, optometrists and pharmacies, are expected to continue to follow social distancing rules as well as using face coverings and other personal protection equipment to ensure patients and staff are protected.

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