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Additional cervical screening appointment slots available to patients in Sefton

Monday, January 18, 2021

In Sefton, nearly three in four women aged 25-49 have had a cervical screening test within the last three-and-a-half years. This Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (18-24 January), health leaders in the area want to make sure even more people with a cervix get screened to protect themselves against cervical cancer.

Help shape the future of your local health services

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Health leaders in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire are inviting people to share their views and experiences of local healthcare by getting involved with Shaping Care Together, a programme of work designed to improve hospital services.

Community COVID-19 vaccination programme in Sefton

Friday, January 8, 2021

GPs, working together with the borough’s two clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are continuing to roll out the COVID-19 community vaccination programme in Sefton, which began at the end of December.

National lockdown: Stay at home

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

The Prime Minister has announced a national lockdown and instructed people to stay at home to control the virus, protect the NHS and save lives.

New Year honour for Sefton CCGs’ head pharmacist

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Susanne Lynch, head of medicines management for both clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Sefton has been recognised in the Queen's New Year honours list with an MBE -  a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

Take steps towards a healthier 2021

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has made 2020 an incredibly challenging year for us all. With the vaccine rollout underway, we have reason to be hopeful for 2021. By making some small changes, you can get the New Year off to a healthier start and take control of your wellbeing.

Joint statement from the Directors of Public Health in Cheshire & Merseyside

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

This weekend has seen our focus move to a new strain of coronavirus which is being transmitted at an even faster rate than the original COVID-19 disease, and we ask everyone to be extra careful over social distancing, social contacts and general hygiene during the festive period.