Supporting small charity week

Small Charity Week is a campaign to celebrate and raise the profile of the small charity sector.The campaign is delivered by The FSI, NCVO, NAVCA, Local Giving and Small Charities Coalition, all passionate about the work of the Small Charity Sector. The week is organised as a series of activities and initiatives to support and raise awareness of the hundreds and thousands of small charities … Continue reading Supporting small charity week

College students help to clean up their community

Students from Hugh Baird College have formed a volunteer group to help clean up the streets around the college’s Bootle campus. The group, comprised of learners from across the college’s courses, have created their own ‘Community Action Group’ to tackle the litter on the streets of Bootle with an aim to make a difference to the local community. The students were supported during their first … Continue reading College students help to clean up their community

Bid to ‘futureproof’ local NHS services seeks involvement from local people

Shaping Care Together is a programme run by local NHS leaders across West Lancashire, Formby and Southport that seeks to ‘futureproof’ NHS services by exploring new ways of working, as well as utilising money, staff and buildings to maximum effect. It will prepare our local NHS to meet the challenges of the future – both those we know about and those that cannot be foreseen … Continue reading Bid to ‘futureproof’ local NHS services seeks involvement from local people

NHS 111 is here for you this bank holiday weekend

GPs in Sefton are encouraging residents to contact NHS 111 first if they need urgent medical advice and support over the May bank holiday weekend (29-31 May). People who need urgent health care across Sefton are being asked to contact NHS 111, which is staffed by trained professionals and clinicians, who will direct people to the most appropriate health service. Use NHS 111 either online … Continue reading NHS 111 is here for you this bank holiday weekend

People in Sefton encouraged to have their second COVID-19 vaccine

The NHS in Sefton is reminding all residents to get their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine booked in as soon as possible, to get maximum protection and help curb the spread of the virus across the borough. Following updated national guidance, NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG are also encouraging people aged over 50 to take up … Continue reading People in Sefton encouraged to have their second COVID-19 vaccine