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Where to get NHS help over Jubilee weekend

The local NHS is reminding people that they can still access urgent health care over the Jubilee bank holiday weekend – including Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June when GP practices will be closed.

25 May 2022
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Monkeypox – what to look out for

Monkeypox is a rare infectious disease, but there are a number of cases in the UK – and that number is rising.

24 May 2022
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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

In the UK, the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays are the strongest between 11am and 3pm from mid-March to mid-October. During this time, the sun may be strong enough to cause damage. Take extra care to prot…

5 May 2022
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World Immunisation Week

As it is World Immunisation Week (24-30 April), NHS England is reminding people how important it is to keep up to date with routine vaccinations at all life stages. The annual event, which is champion…

29 Apr 2022
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Pharmacy First available to patients in Liverpool

Patients in Liverpool can now get prescription medicines for certain conditions direct from a local pharmacy.

25 Apr 2022
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Try the NHS App

You can download and use the NHS App if you're aged 13 or over.

21 Apr 2022
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Know how to get NHS help over the Easter weekend

The local NHS is reminding people that they can still access urgent care over the Easter bank holiday weekend, especially on Friday 15 April (Good Friday) and Monday 18 April (Easter Monday) when GP p…

11 Apr 2022
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Updated dietary advice for smoked fish

NHS.UK has been updated with the information for pregnant and vulnerable individuals to reflect the risk of listeriosis from smoked fish by amending the ‘foods to avoid in pregnancy’ webpage, as well…

11 Apr 2022
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Bambis

Liverpool bambis provide breastfeeding support and information to pregnant women and breastfeeding mums.  They work both in Liverpool Women’s hospital and in the community.  All bambis workers have re…

11 Apr 2022
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5 to 11-year-olds invited to get a COVID-19 vaccine

The NHS is inviting children aged 5 to 11 to book their COVID-19 vaccination or visit a local drop-in clinic.

6 Apr 2022
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Covid-19 spring boosters for most vulnerable

The NHS is offering spring boosters to over 75s, residents in care homes and those with weakened immune systems.

4 Apr 2022
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Monitor your oxygen levels at home if you have COVID-19

If you currently have COVID-19 and are at higher risk, you may be eligible for a free pulse oximeter to help monitor your oxygen levels at home.

17 Mar 2022
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Changes to Energy Prices, Links That Could Help You

With Energy prices rising this April, our Link Worker, Joanne, has put together a list of links that could help you. Healthy homes, 0800 012 1754,They have a green homes grant that can help you to mak…

17 Mar 2022
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Recognise early signs of a heart attack

The NHS is raising awareness of heart attack symptoms as part of the latest ‘Help Us Help You’ campaign.

7 Mar 2022
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Patient's With BT Landlines

An issue has been raised that some patients who have BT landlines are not able to receive telephone calls from their practice. BT have introduced a “Call Protect” service which appears to block certai…

3 Mar 2022
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Cervical screening saves lives

A new campaign is encouraging those eligible to respond to their cervical screening invitation letters and to book an appointment at their GP practice if they missed their last one.

21 Feb 2022
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