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St Helens is on the pulse!

13 Sep 2018

A cutting-edge stroke prevention test will be available for free on the streets of St Helens at a series of events held by NHS St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in partnership with the Innovation Agency from Monday 17th September 2018.

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Clean Air Day 2018

18 Jul 2018

Air pollution is real and harms the health of millions. But there are lots of simple things we can do to improve air quality and look after our own and other people’s health. Clean Air Day is a chance to find out more about air pollution, share information with friends and colleagues, and help make the air cleaner and healthier for everyone.

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National Nurses Day - 14/05/2018

22 May 2018

National Nurses Day is celebrated annually in May to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in our community. It marks the beginning of National Nurses week, which ends on the Birthday of Florence Nightingale 12/05.

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Be stroke aware during May

04 May 2018

Someone in the UK has a stroke every five minutes. That’s 100,000 people having a potentially life changing medical condition in their brain every year. Now, NHS St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants us to know the signs to look out for.

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70 days to end pyjama paralysis

04 May 2018

England’s top nurse will launch a drive to end ‘pyjama paralysis‘ on Wednesday (8 March) to give patients back one million days of their precious time that would otherwise be wasted in bed in a hospital or care home.

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Every Child Journal - Recovering The Lost Boys of St. Helens

04 May 2018

The Lost Boys’ a report published by Save The Children in July 2016 highlighted that there isn’t a single location in England where boys are outperforming girls in early language skills, or even coming close. And the report stated that the gender gap is at its most extreme in St. Helens, where boys start primary school over 17 percentage points behind their female peers.

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Flu and Norovirus - What to do

26 Feb 2018

Our local hospital is experiencing a high volume of patients, the frail and elderly, attending with serious complications of flu and respiratory illness. It is vital that we keep our services available for those who need them most.

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Picnic in the Park - World Suicide Prevention Day

16 Aug 2018

World Suicide Prevention day (WSPD) is held each year on the 10th of September. It’s an annual awareness raising event organised by International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). St Helens Healthy Living Team will be hosting this years annual event, themed as a "Picnic in the Park" at Taylor Park alongside the St Helens 150 Years celebrations.

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Step Out for Stroke event June 21st

04 May 2018

The Stroke Association are holding their annual Step Out sponsored walk to raise vital funds for the Stroke Association. The walk will be held at Taylor Park, on 21st June 2018 from 10.30am, walk starts at 11.00am from the Boat House.

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