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Healthy Sefton & Parent & Child

SWACA available for drop in sessions Thursday's 9.30am-12.30pm @ Linaker Street Childrens Centre

Stay well this winter - tips on how to avoid the flu Keeping well info

Help spot the signs of extremism  PREVENT

Information and help with domestic violence
Sepsis awareness Signs of sepsis  Sepsis awareness

YouTube video for Sepsis awareness

Self Care Week - Teaching skills to reduce blood sugar

Fever advice leaflet for parents Child fever advice

Star Centre for 0-18year olds Star Centre info 

Care at Chemist as of 1.6.17

Bispham Road Pharmacy94 Bispham Road
01704 506006
Cambridge Road Pharmacy137 Cambridge Road
01704 227065
Fylde Road Pharmacy117 Fylde Road
01704 509509
Crossens Pharmacy164 Rufford Road
01704 229120
Formby Health RoomsPrimary Health Care Plus Ltd
83 Liverpool Road
L37 6BU
01704 835500
Hesketh Park Pharmacy91 Queens Road
01704 538500
St Marks Pharmacy42 Derby Road
01704 533369

We are working with NHS South Sefton CCG and those pharmacies listed above, to provide Care at the Chemist and here is the range of common, everyday illnesses and ailments that are included in the scheme: Care @ Chemist ailments list


Make some positive changes this new year

With 2018 now in full swing, health experts in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire are highlighting the benefits of eating healthier and being more active to patients as they focus on New Year’s resolutions.

Dr Rob Caudwell, local GP and NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) chair, said: “Now that we are in 2018 why not think about the year ahead and perhaps set some targets to improve your health?

“After indulging over the festive period, many of us naturally start to think about cutting down at the start of the new year, whether it be taking part in Dry January, deciding to stop smoking or just generally eating healthier and cutting down on treats. All of these can help with health issues along with being more active. It is important though that we try and maintain all of these things throughout the year.”

Dr Bapi Biswas, a GP in Ormskirk and Skelmersdale, and GP executive lead at NHS West Lancashire CCG, said: “The gym isn’t for all of us, and for some, being more active might be walking to the top of their road to get the newspaper. For others it will be going for a jog and walking around a local park.

“We all have different targets but it is proven that regular exercise can lower the risk of many health conditions including type 2 diabetes, depression and dementia and it doesn’t need to be costly.”

Talking about Dry January, Dr Biswas continues: “We really encourage Dry January as it has been proven that after taking part many people have more energy, improved sleep and many cut down on alcohol in the months following it so it does have its benefits.”

Evidence shows that one month after participating in Dry January in 2016:

  • 79 per cent of participants saved money
  • 62 per cent had better sleep and more energy
  • 49 per cent lost weight

If you are thinking about stopping smoking but would like some advice you can call Healthy Sefton on 0300 100 1000 or for any West Lancashire residents’ there is the Quit Squad on 0800 328 6297.

You can also find lots of information on where to start with exercising on the NHS choices website here:


Lifestyle advice info from Healthy Sefton

Parent & Child groups and classes

 See the link below for local parent and child classes and information for the local area

Healthy Sefton - Information

Baby clinics in Southport from 1.9.16 Baby





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