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NHS St Helens CCG
NHS St Helens CCG is the NHS organisation that commissions (plans, monitors and purchases) the majority of health services for all patients within the borough.
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Use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation. You can also access 111 online at: More information is available via the following website
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NHS 5 Dec 18
It's . Did you that volunteering can improve your mental wellbeing? Read about how giving back to your local community helps your mental wellbeing here:
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NHS St Helens CCG Dec 4
To find out how to prevent an illness getting worse and take the best course of action to get well again sooner visit
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NHS Dec 3
Remember, always take your doctor's advice on antibiotics:
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NHS St Helens CCG Dec 3
Pharmacists can offer advice and medicines for a range of minor illnesses and most have a room where you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard. To find your local pharmacy and opening times visit
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NHS St Helens CCG Dec 3
There is no cure for the . Treat yourself at home until the symptoms pass. More info:
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NHS St Helens CCG Dec 3
People with lung diseases like bronchitis, emphysema or asthma could be eligible for a free flu jab. Speak to your GP or pharmacist to check today.
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NHS St Helens CCG Dec 2
The free flu vaccination is offered to those who are at increased risk from the effects of flu. These include people aged 65 and over, pregnant women, those with underlying health conditions and children (aged 2-10). Contact your GP about getting your vaccinations.
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NHS St Helens CCG Dec 2
Do you know what the main items should be in your medicine cabinet? Painkillers Antihistamines Anti-diarrhoea medicine Oral rehydration salts Indigestion treatment Find out more about treating common illnesses at home
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NHS St Helens CCG Dec 2
This week we launch our campaign to encourage the public to understand the importance of keeping A&E free for those who really need it and what alternative NHS services are available and when to use them. Read more about the campaign
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NHS St Helens CCG Nov 30
As winter approaches, there are things you can do to stay well and NHS services to help when you need it. Visit for advice this winter.
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NHS St Helens CCG Nov 29
Only 3 days to go until we launch our winter campaign. Keep your eyes peeled for more information.
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NHS St Helens CCG Nov 29
However fit and healthy you might feel, if you are pregnant you need the flu jab now. The flu jab is the safest way to help protect you and your baby against flu. It’s free because you need it. Ask your midwife or GP for more details.
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NHS St Helens CCG Nov 28
Cold weather is on the way this weekend. The MET office has issued a cold weather alert for many parts of the country and expects temperatures to fall from Friday morning until Monday 2 December. More info is available on how to stay well in winter.
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NHS Nov 27
Flu can cause serious complications for pregnant women and their baby. The free flu jab offers the best protection for them both. Ask your GP, pharmacist or midwife about it today:
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NHS St Helens CCG Nov 26
Thanks for sharing this - meaning health and care organisations across the country will now be able to see the amazing work we do together in St Helens.
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SSP Health Nov 26
SSP Health's Medical Director has received a top honour. Dr Olukayode Adeeko, GP at Leigh Family Practice and Newton Medical Centre, was given a Certificate of Commendation by the . Read the story at:
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NHS St Helens CCG Nov 24
It’s – have you thought about getting a flu jab? The pharmacist can help.
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NHS St Helens CCG Nov 22
It’s difficult in the winter to get enough vit d. It’s advisable to take a supplement, especially if you are pregnant, young or have darker skin. For more info read this factsheet by the .
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NHS St Helens CCG Nov 21
It’s . If you have a long-term condition, you will spend approx. 6 hours a year with a health professional and the remaining 8,754 hours your health yourself. You might find this app helpful.
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