Events for Shaping Care Together

A number of events have been arranged so you can have your say during the initial stages of the Shaping Care Together which is an engagement process dedicated to hear the views of all people with an interest in health and care across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire. This exercise is to respond to local challenges and the aim is to redefine how health and care … Continue reading Events for Shaping Care Together

Share your views to shape care

Health leaders in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire are reminding people they can share their views and experiences of local healthcare, by getting involved with Shaping Care Together, a new programme designed to improve services across the area. Shaping Care Together aims to do just that – shape, develop and improve future services for everyone, based on feedback from the patients, carers and staff who … Continue reading Share your views to shape care

Volunteers thanked for their support with the fight against COVID-19

More than 250 volunteers from all walks of life are being thanked for coming forward to offer their different skills to support with the COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Sefton. Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) are working in partnership on the volunteer programme with NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG and the call for people to sign up … Continue reading Volunteers thanked for their support with the fight against COVID-19

Carers in Sefton are asked how Covid-19 has impacted them

Healthwatch Sefton is backing the latest Because We All Care campaign in asking carers to share their experiences of the care their loved ones have received – both good and bad – across care homes, GP services, hospitals or in the home during the pandemic. Diane Blair, Manager of Healthwatch Sefton, explained: “Unpaid carers have played a greater role than ever before in supporting people with their … Continue reading Carers in Sefton are asked how Covid-19 has impacted them

Police urge people to be on their guard

Merseyside Police are urging Southport residents to remain vigilant following the announcement that enhanced Covid testing will begin in the Norwood area. Earlier this week, the government announced that a dedicated testing programme would be launched in eight areas cross the UK, including Southport, after a new South African strain of Coronavirus was discovered in these locations. Mobile testing units have been set up at … Continue reading Police urge people to be on their guard