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Sefton Doctors call for people to be ‘breast aware’

Thursday, October 8, 2020

About 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime , making it the most common type of cancer in the UK. This breast cancer awareness month, doctors in Sefton are coming together to encourage people to be ‘breast aware’.


Wellbeing support for young people in Sefton

Monday, October 5, 2020

Are you aged between 11 and 25? As part of the focus on supporting positive mental wellbeing in Sefton, Kooth is available online to help with your emotional wellbeing.


ICON: Babies Cry, You Can Cope!

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Sefton Safeguarding Children Board has launched a new campaign which aims to help parents and carers to cope with a crying baby.  The call for resources comes from a number of infant deaths and serious case reviews where a baby has died or been seriously injured as a result of abusive head trauma.


Surge in smokers trying to quit

Thursday, October 1, 2020

This Stoptober, smokers in Sefton are being encouraged to put their lungs first, strengthen their immune system and breathe easier ahead of flu season by joining more than two million smokers who have made a quit attempt since 2012 with the annual campaign. 


Is your mental health ok?

Monday, September 28, 2020

Is your mental health ok? Access Sefton provides NHS talking therapies services to people experiencing a wide range of common mild-to-moderate mental health conditions.


NHS COVID-19 app launches across England and Wales

Friday, September 25, 2020

People across England and Wales are being urged to download the NHS COVID-19 app to help control the spread of coronavirus and protect themselves and their loved ones as case numbers rise.


Sefton carers, how are you feeling?

Friday, September 25, 2020

Sefton carers, how are you feeling? Listening Ear is a telephone support service run by trained volunteers to provide a social befriending service to unpaid carers.


Are you being kind to yourself?

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Are you being kind to yourself?  Kindfulness Coffee Club is a small local charity that wants a community connected by kindfulness. It is a friendly place, striving to improve mental health and well-being.


World Alzheimer’s Month - a reminder that support is available

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

This September is World Alzheimer’s Month and health organisations in Sefton are reassuring residents that services have been adapted so that support is available for people living with dementia and those who care for them during the ongoing pandemic.