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Reminder to patients to use A&E responsibly over Christmas

December 23rd, 2015 | News | 0 Comments

With Christmas just around the corner, health chiefs in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire are urging local patients to consider how they use 999 and A&E over the festive period for them and their children. As many prepare to tuck into turkey, celebrate with friends and family or enjoy a f...Read More

Public welcome at Trust board meeting

December 23rd, 2015 | News | 0 Comments

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will hold its next board meeting on Wednesday 6th January at 9.30am. The meeting will be held in the Seminar Room of the Clinical Education Centre at Southport and Formby District General Hospital. Members of the public are welcome to attend and observ...Read More

Make time to talk this winter

December 23rd, 2015 | News, Partner News | 0 Comments

Give your local talking therapy service a call this winter and take a load off your mind. The run up to Christmas can be a stressful and often lonely time of year. Speak to your local, friendly NHS service for advice and support about how to handle the festive blues. Access Sefton provides help f...Read More

Service opening times for the holidays now available

December 22nd, 2015 | News | 0 Comments

As many GP surgeries will be closed on the bank holidays over Christmas and New Year NHS Southport and Formby CCG is reminding people to examine their options. For minor ailments and injuries your best route to recover is likely to be self-care. There are a variety of services that can support yo...Read More

Views about community services wanted

December 16th, 2015 | News | 0 Comments

Southport and Formby residents are being invited to give their views about a range of NHS treatments – including blood testing, care for feet and leg ulcers, district nursing, pain control and community matrons – known collectively as community health services. NHS Southport and Formby Clinic...Read More

Hospitals lift restrictions on visiting hours

December 16th, 2015 | Partner News | 0 Comments

Friends and family will be able to spend much longer with patients at Southport and Ormskirk hospitals from 18th December 2015. Wards will open for visiting at midday and stay open until 8.30pm, seven days a week. The decision by Simon Featherstone, Director of Nursing and Quality, follows a s...Read More

NHS Southport and Formby CCG honoured at Health Business Awards

December 15th, 2015 | News | 0 Comments

NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has received the clinical commissioning accolade at the Health Business Awards 2015. Hosted by Doctor Mark Porter, medical correspondent for The Times and known for his work with BBC’s The One Show, the award ceremony took place at...Read More

Still time for the flu jab

December 15th, 2015 | News | 0 Comments

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Residents across Sefton are still being urged to get the flu jab this winter. The flu vaccination is one of the most effective ways to reduce harm from flu as it reduces risk of serious illness, hospitalisation and even death among those who are most at risk. Free flu vaccinations are bei...Read More

Don’t forget your Christmas prescriptions

December 8th, 2015 | News | 0 Comments

With Christmas fast approaching, people with long-term health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, lung and heart disease are being reminded not to leave it too late to get their repeat prescriptions but to only order what they need. Many GP surgeries will be closed on the bank holidays over Chri...Read More

42 Kingsway Surgery win luxurious hamper

December 4th, 2015 | News | 0 Comments

Congratulations to 42 Kingsway Surgery in Waterloo who have won a luxurious hamper for having the most creative medicine waste campaign display in their reception area. NHS South Sefton CCG and NHS Southport and Formby CCG’s medicine management team organised the competition with Medicine Waste...Read More