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Think NHS 111 First

Thursday, January 21, 2021

People who need urgent NHS care across Sefton are being asked to contact NHS 111 before going to a hospital accident and emergency department.


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.