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Health and care staff across Cheshire and Merseyside are encouraged to be cyber savvy!

Health and care staff across Cheshire and Merseyside are encouraged to be cyber savvy!

Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care System’s (ICS’s) Cyber Security Group have launched their annual #BeCyberSavvy campaign, to help staff in health and social care settings across the region, to gain an understanding of the threat of cybercrime and the ways in which their actions can help or hinder these types of attacks.

Getting ready for #AskAboutAsthma 2022

#AskAboutAsthma is back for 2022 aiming to encourage simple changes to children and young people’s care that will make a big difference to how they experience their asthma.

Move to new Royal Liverpool University Hospital underway

Move to new Royal Liverpool University Hospital underway

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust started its move to the new Royal Liverpool University Hospital on September 28th 2022

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NHS Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care Board meeting

How to access the NHS Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care Board meeting on September 29th 2022

Living Well bus supporting COVID-19 vaccination programme

Living Well bus supporting COVID-19 vaccination programme

A Living Well bus is now supporting Cheshire and Merseyside's COVID-19 vaccination programme

Stopping smoking to breathe easier this Stoptober? You've got this.

Smokers encouraged to join Stoptober

Stoptober is back, calling on smokers in England to join more than 2.5 million others who have made a quit attempt with the campaign since it launched in 2012

The new electric mental health crisis ambulance

NHS rolls out new electric vehicles to help patients and the planet

New NHS electric vehicles have hit the road over the last few months, helping to relieve pressure on the ambulance service and helping the NHS cut its carbon footprint

New Royal Liverpool University Hospital

New Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LUHFT) will begin its move to the new Royal Liverpool University Hospital on Wednesday 28 September.

Statement from NHS Cheshire and Merseyside on the death of Her Majesty The Queen

Statement from NHS Cheshire and Merseyside on the death of Her Majesty The Queen

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside would like to extend condolences to the Royal Family on the passing of Her Majesty The Queen

Major plan for local stroke services gets go-ahead

Major plan for local stroke services gets go-ahead

A comprehensive stroke centre for North Mersey is to be created at Aintree University Hospital

Triple recognition for Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care System’s Digital Programme

Triple recognition for Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care System’s Digital Programme

Cheshire and Merseyside’s Integrated Care System’s Digital Programme has been shortlisted for three prestigious national awards.

Cheshire and Merseyside Know Your Numbers

Cheshire and Merseyside Know Your Numbers

It has never been more important to know your blood pressure numbers. High blood pressure causes half of all heart attacks and strokes.

Major Covid booster vaccine roll-out announced for Autumn 2022

Major Covid booster vaccine roll-out announced for Autumn 2022

People living in Cheshire and Merseyside will soon be among the first in the world to receive new Covid-19 vaccine

How to access NHS dentistry and what to do if you have a dental problem

How to access NHS dentistry and what to do if you have a dental problem

All dental practices providing NHS treatment in the North West are open and providing services to their patients

NHS to roll out variant busting booster jab from September ahead of winter

NHS to roll out variant busting booster jab from September ahead of winter

The NHS will become the first healthcare system in the world to use the next generation, bivalent Covid-19 vaccine

NHS expands lifesaving home testing kits for bowel cancer

NHS expands lifesaving home testing kits for bowel cancer

Home-testing kits that can help detect early-stage bowel cancer will be rolled out to 58-year-olds in England for the first time, as part of a major expansion of the lifesaving screening programme.

August Bank Holiday 2022

August Bank Holiday 2022

With the Bank Holiday coming up, make sure that you check that you’ve got enough of your medication left – it can take a couple of days for a repeat prescription to come through and you don’t want to run out. You can use the NHS App to put in a request for a repeat prescription; or check your GP practice website for details of how to order a repeat prescription.

NHS staff pull out all the stops to reduce waiting lists across Cheshire and Merseyside

NHS staff in Cheshire and Merseyside have been praised by NHS England for all their hard work to tackle waiting lists exacerbated by the pandemic, by employing initiatives including the introduction of virtual wards.

Remember to order your repeat prescriptions before the bank holiday

Remember to order your repeat prescriptions before the bank holiday

Public urged to order repeat prescriptions in time for the August bank holiday.

Pregnant women urged to get vaccinated

Pregnant women urged to get vaccinated

Expectant mums, and those thinking of becoming pregnant, are being urged to get fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Merseyside patients to benefit from virtual ward service

Merseyside NHS Hospital Trusts collaborate to provide ‘incredible’ service to keep more patients healthy and closer to everything they love

Thanks to a collaboration between three hospital Trusts across Merseyside, patients struggling with respiratory conditions such as COPD and community-acquired pneumonia may find themselves increasingly able to be treated at home instead of spending weeks or longer in a hospital bed.

Heat warning affects parts of Cheshire and Merseyside

Heat warning affects parts of Cheshire and Merseyside

An amber warning has been issued by the Met Office

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Webcast recording of Board meeting on August 4th 2022

Catch-up on the NHS Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care Board meeting held in St Helens on August 4th 2022

Help Us, Help You - Be Clear on Lung Cancer

Help Us, Help You - Be Clear on Lung Cancer

The NHS has re-launched the ‘Help Us, Help You’ lung cancer campaign to encourage people with a cough lasting three weeks or more to contact their GP practice.

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NHS Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care Board meeting

How to access the NHS Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care Board meeting on August 4th 2022