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NHS urges parents of secondary school-aged children to take up the school flu vaccine offer in Sefton, amid rising cases

Flu vaccinations for secondary school students in Sefton has started this month with school vaccination teams already bringing the vaccine out to pupils in schools to ensure they are protected this wi…

20 Dec 2022
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Getting healthcare help over the festive period

The NHS in Sefton is reminding you that they are still here for you over the upcoming Christmas and new year bank holidays, and sharing advice for planning ahead and getting healthcare help over the h…

20 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.

15 Dec 2022
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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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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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Zero Tolerance

Zero Tolerance We are here to help you. Our staff have the right to be treated with dignity and respect at all times without the risk of threatening behaviour or violence. This behaviour will not be t…

13 Jul 2022
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Covid Vaccinations Abroad

Tell the NHS about COVID-19 vaccinations you've had abroad A service verifying COVID-19 vaccinations issued overseas has launched. This service enables you to book an appointment so the NHS can secure…

13 Jul 2022
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Fit note rule change.

The temporary change to the rules on when you need to provide a fit note has ended. From 27 January 2022 you will need to provide a fit note after 7 days of sickness to claim benefits or claim Statu…

13 Jul 2022
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Patient Privacy Notice

This privacy notice lets you know what happens to any personal data that you give to us, or any that we may collect from or about you. This privacy notice applies to your personal information processe…

13 Jul 2022
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