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Prescribing of over the counter medicines is changing

Monday, November 12, 2018

During self care week (12 – 18 November 2018) health commissioners in Sefton are launching a new policy which follows national guidance, explaining that prescribing of over the counter medicines is changing.  

Why not seek advice from your pharmacist?

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

We are reminding Sefton residents to ask their pharmacist about the range of services available in local chemists during a week long campaign, running from 5 to 11 November, and beyond.

Know your Care at the Chemist

Monday, October 29, 2018

In preparation for winter and the illnesses the cold weather can bring, Healthwatch Sefton and the two NHS clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in the borough are working in partnership to raise awareness of where local residents can get free, fast and expert advice from their local pharmacist.

Macmillan event to focus on wellbeing

Monday, October 15, 2018

People affected by cancer are invited to find out more about the range of support available to them on Thursday 1 November.

People urged to consider alternatives to A&E

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Southport and Ormskirk Trust Emergency Department is experiencing exceptional pressure today due to attendances and the availability of beds for hospital admission from the Emergency Department.