New domestic abuse codeword scheme providing help through pharmacies

Independent pharmacies and Boots stores are now offering a codeword scheme to support victims of domestic abuse. The scheme means those at risk or suffering from abuse can discreetly signal that they need help and access support by “Asking for ANI” at any of the participating stores. In response, a trained pharmacy worker will offer to speak to the person in a private space to … Continue reading New domestic abuse codeword scheme providing help through pharmacies

Additional cervical screening appointment slots available to patients in Sefton

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. All people with a cervix aged 25-64 are invited for regular cervical screening by letter … Continue reading Additional cervical screening appointment slots available to patients in Sefton

Help shape the future of your local health services

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. Like NHS services across the country, our local hospitals face significant challenges. Some have been with us for years while the urgency of others has been made clear during the … Continue reading Help shape the future of your local health services

Life Rooms Advisory Group

Due to the coronavirus pandemic the Life Rooms Advisory Group has released future dates for meeting online for people wanting to join in. With the first one of 2021 being at 10am on Friday, January 29. The purpose of the group is to: Support the development of the Life Rooms Share feedback and ideas in relation to the Life Rooms Meet and engage with Life Rooms stakeholders Keep up to date with opportunities and developments Mersey Care’s Life Rooms is a free NHS service providing a safe and welcoming space to meet … Continue reading Life Rooms Advisory Group

Fairy Stories – a creative storytelling project for Sefton

Fairy Stories is a community project, funded by Living Well Sefton, for local residents and organisations looking at improving mental health and wellbeing.  Big Love Sista is a group of artists from Sefton who run an innovative creative arts project and they are excited to invite participants who live in Sefton 18+ (or younger if part of an organisation or group) to explore some classic fairy … Continue reading Fairy Stories – a creative storytelling project for Sefton