Register interest in volunteering during COVID-19 crisis

Sefton Council is working together with Sefton CVS and Volunteer Centre Sefton to create a volunteer network to help coordinate and share resources and people are being encouraged to get in touch if they are able to offer any support. The idea is that as the COVID-19 virus peaks over the coming weeks, support will be needed to provide help to Sefton residents and, in … Continue reading Register interest in volunteering during COVID-19 crisis

Government launches Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp

The new free-to-use service aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), and will further reduce the burden on NHS services. This will help combat the spread of coronavirus misinformation in the UK, as well as helping ensure people stay home, protect the NHS and save lives. The GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service is an automated ‘chatbot’ service which will allow … Continue reading Government launches Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp

Living Well Sefton service update

In light of the coronavirus outbreak we have had to review how we are currently working. Sadly, our partners have had to cancel their activities and groups. We want to reassure residents that even though these are no longer available we are still here in other ways to offer support and information, whether over the phone or by email and some circumstances face to face. … Continue reading Living Well Sefton service update

Coronavirus advice in 21 languages and easy read

Doctors of the World are really pleased to be able to share with you the Coronavirus (Covid 19) advice for patients in 21 languages, which were produced in partnership with the British Red Cross, Migrant Help and Clear Voice. English, Albanian, Dari, French, Pashto, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, Bengali, Vietnamese, Kurdish, Farsi, Sorani is available at the moment, but more languages coming soon include: Mandarin, Hindi, … Continue reading Coronavirus advice in 21 languages and easy read

Covid-19 case confirmed in Sefton. What You Need To Know

Matt Ashton, Director of Public Health for Sefton, said: “We can confirm that a case of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, has been confirmed in the borough. This case is linked to a known case. “We understand that this may cause concern, but we want to reassure residents that we are continuing to work closely with Public Health England, the NHS and all our health and … Continue reading Covid-19 case confirmed in Sefton. What You Need To Know

Know the symptoms of ovarian cancer and save lives

In support of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month this March, health leaders at NHS South Sefton and NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are encouraging local women to learn the key symptoms of ovarian cancer. The earlier women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer the more likely they will respond to treatment. That’s why it’s important to raise awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer … Continue reading Know the symptoms of ovarian cancer and save lives