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Changes to community services provider in St Helens

29 Nov 2019

From 1st December 2019, St Helens residents will benefit from a more local approach to health and care services delivered in the community with the St Helens Urgent Treatment Centre, Community IV Therapy Services and the Looked After Children service being delivered by a new provider.

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Are you weather ready?

20 Nov 2019

The CCG is supporting the Met Office's 'WeatherReady' campaign to ensure members of the public can prepare for and cope with severe weather, and keep themselves and their property safe.

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Sarah's Blog

18 Nov 2019

CCG Clinical Accounatable Officer, Professor Sarah O'Brien, gives her latest update on what is happening in health and social care including a new campaign starting next month on knowing what community health services to use in St Helens.

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NHS Flu Campaign Launches

04 Oct 2019

More than 25 million people - nearly half the UK population - will be offered a flu vaccine in the biggest winter flu vaccination campaign the NHS has seen. And for the first time, all primary school children will be offered the nasal spray vaccine.

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Be Clear on the Signs of Blood Cancer

13 Sep 2019

St Helens GP and Clinical Lead for Cancer, Dr Paul Rose, is calling on residents to familiarise themselves with the symptoms of blood cancer to help improve rates of early diagnosis during Blood Cancer Awareness Month this September.

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Summer water safety

28 Jun 2019

Drowning accidents are especially high in the summer months and over the last few years, we have heard of too many tragedies that could have been avoided.

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Sarah's blog

18 Jun 2019

Read the latest blog from Prof Sarah O'Brien, Clinical Accountable Officer at the CCG and Strategic Director of People's Services at St Helens Council - and hear about how St Helens is praised for its integration work, a 'good' rating for the organisation and celebrating a year of working together.

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What is the St Helens Shared Care Record?

05 Mar 2019

The St Helens Shared Care Record is a new confidential computer record that will allow health and social care professionals directly involved in your care to access the most up to date information about you. Now live in GP practices in St Helens from today.

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NHS England Launches Long Term Plan

07 Jan 2019

The NHS long term plan, published today, will save almost half a million more lives with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in world class, cutting edge treatments including genomic tests for every child with cancer.

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MSK Patients to Benefit from Challenge Fund grant success

27 Nov 2018

People with MSK (Musculoskeletal) conditions in St Helens are set to benefit from digital support to manage their conditions at work thanks to an innovative 12 month project developed by North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust with the support of St Helens CCG and Manchester Metropolitan University.

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Give the gift of blood this Christmas

27 Nov 2018

Residents in St Helens rose to the occasion find out their blood type and become a donor thanks to the ‘know your type’ campaign run by NHS Blood and Transplant in partnership with NHS St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group and St Helens Council with 50 people being tested and signing up to be donors.

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Take Care, Not Antibiotics

12 Nov 2018

This week (12th to 18th November) is World Antibiotic Awareness Week and NHS St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group along with St Helens Council is reminding members of the public about the appropriate use of antibiotics.

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Are you winter ready?

12 Nov 2018

This Self-Care awareness week (12th to 18th November) NHS St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group along with St Helens Council are encouraging people in St Helens to get prepared for winter.

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Veterans: priority NHS treatment

12 Nov 2018

A veteran is someone who has served in the armed forces for at least 1 day. There are around 2.6 million veterans in the UK. When servicemen and women leave the armed forces, their healthcare is the responsibility of the NHS.

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St Helens is on the pulse!

01 Oct 2018

A cutting-edge stroke prevention test will be available for free on the streets of St Helens at a series of events held by NHS St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in partnership with the Innovation Agency from Monday 17th September 2018.

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Clean Air Day 2018

18 Jul 2018

Air pollution is real and harms the health of millions. But there are lots of simple things we can do to improve air quality and look after our own and other people’s health. Clean Air Day is a chance to find out more about air pollution, share information with friends and colleagues, and help make the air cleaner and healthier for everyone.

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National Nurses Day - 14/05/2018

22 May 2018

National Nurses Day is celebrated annually in May to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in our community. It marks the beginning of National Nurses week, which ends on the Birthday of Florence Nightingale 12/05.

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Be stroke aware during May

04 May 2018

Someone in the UK has a stroke every five minutes. That’s 100,000 people having a potentially life changing medical condition in their brain every year. Now, NHS St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants us to know the signs to look out for.

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70 days to end pyjama paralysis

04 May 2018

England’s top nurse will launch a drive to end ‘pyjama paralysis‘ on Wednesday (8 March) to give patients back one million days of their precious time that would otherwise be wasted in bed in a hospital or care home.

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Every Child Journal - Recovering The Lost Boys of St. Helens

04 May 2018

The Lost Boys’ a report published by Save The Children in July 2016 highlighted that there isn’t a single location in England where boys are outperforming girls in early language skills, or even coming close. And the report stated that the gender gap is at its most extreme in St. Helens, where boys start primary school over 17 percentage points behind their female peers.

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Flu and Norovirus - What to do

26 Feb 2018

Our local hospital is experiencing a high volume of patients, the frail and elderly, attending with serious complications of flu and respiratory illness. It is vital that we keep our services available for those who need them most.

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Picnic in the Park - World Suicide Prevention Day

01 Oct 2018

World Suicide Prevention day (WSPD) is held each year on the 10th of September. It’s an annual awareness raising event organised by International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). St Helens Healthy Living Team will be hosting this years annual event, themed as a "Picnic in the Park" at Taylor Park alongside the St Helens 150 Years celebrations.

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Step Out for Stroke event June 21st

04 May 2018

The Stroke Association are holding their annual Step Out sponsored walk to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association. The walk will be held at Taylor Park, on 21st June 2018 from 10.30am, walk starts at 11.00am from the Boat House.

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