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Recognition scheme launched for have-a-go-heroes

Recognition scheme launched for have-a-go-heroes

Friday, February 21, 2020

North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has launched an accreditation scheme for those who have defibrillators and promote basic life support skills, after a report shows that more bystanders than ever before are attempting to save the lives of people in cardiac arrest.



NHS App available across Sefton

NHS App available across Sefton

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Sefton residents are being reminded that all GP practices in the borough are fully linked up with the NHS App, giving them the ability to book and manage doctors’ appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view their GP medical records securely and access a range of other services.


Find your Brave during Children’s Mental Health Week

Find your Brave during Children’s Mental Health Week

Monday, February 3, 2020

We, alongside Sefton Council, are backing Children’s Mental Health Week (3-9 February). We are encouraging children to talk to their parents or carers about their mental health and to seek support from local services.


Young Carers Awareness Day in Sefton

Young Carers Awareness Day in Sefton

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

On Thursday 30 January - Young Carers Awareness Day - Sefton Carers Centre will be celebrating its work identifying and supporting young carers, alongside schools and colleges in Sefton.




Women urged to attend their cervical screening

Women urged to attend their cervical screening

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

During Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2020 (20-26 January), we are reminding women about the importance of attending their cervical screening – also known as a smear test.


Speak up and help improve health and care services in Sefton

Speak up and help improve health and care services in Sefton

Thursday, January 16, 2020

We're supporting Healthwatch Sefton's #SpeakUp2020 campaign, which gives you the opportunity to tell the local champion for health and social care about your experiences and the changes that you would like to see made locally.


Saturday recruitment event at Southport hospital

Saturday recruitment event at Southport hospital

Thursday, January 9, 2020

As part of its ongoing drive to hire an additional 100 nurses, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is inviting local people to come along on Saturday 25 January from 11 till 3pm.