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Residents at risk of diabetes can sign up to a life-changing programme

Thursday, August 6, 2020

It is estimated that one in three people will be obese by 2034, and one in 10 will develop Type 2 diabetes. As people with diabetes have a significantly higher risk of dying with COVID-19, there has never been a better time to take control of your health and reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.



Advice for the clinically extremely vulnerable

Monday, August 3, 2020

The guidance for the clinically extremely vulnerable has been updated in line with what was announced on Monday 22 June. You are no longer advised to shield and you can now visit shops, places of worship and other venues. You can return to work if your workplace is Covid-secure but should carry on working from home wherever possible.



Successful funding bid for Mental Health Support Teams in Sefton

Thursday, July 30, 2020

NHS South Sefton and NHS Southport and Formby CCGs in partnership with Sefton Council, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, North West Boroughs Healthcare, schools, voluntary community and faith (VCF) sector colleagues have been successful in a bid to provide additional early mental health support for children and young people in the borough.



Better Health campaign launches

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Public Health England has launched a major new adult health campaign to seize the opportunity for a national reset moment.



Latest information about coronavirus

Friday, July 17, 2020

Read simple advice about what you can do to protect yourself from coronavirus and to support your community to stay well.