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  1. Active Lifestyles (Healthy Lifestyles)

    The Active Lifestyles Programme aims to provide the whole community with the opportunity to live a more active and healthy lifestyle. Learning more about physical activity, healthy eating and nutrition has never been easier.We have a number of options depending on your health, level of…
  2. Children's Community Nurses

    The Children’s Community Nursing (CCN) Service compromises of five teams of experienced children’s nurses. The teams provides nursing care for children and young people, with acute and complex health requirements in their home or within a community setting. The Children’s Community Nursing Teams aim to:…
  3. Children's Community Physiotherapy in North Sefton

    The Community Children's Physiotherapy Service covers a wide range of conditions including respiratory, neurology and musculoskeletal difficulties in differing environments. The service provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, equipment, practical advice and support to children and young people with a wide range of conditions to promote maximum recovery…
  4. Community Physiotherapy in South Sefton

    Community physiotherapists predominantly see children who have difficulties with their physical abilities due to either an underlying neurological cause or associated with a global developmental delay. We specialise in treating children with neurological conditions, including: Cerebral Palsy. Developmental Delay. Developmental Co-ordination Disorder. Spina Bifida, Genetic…
  5. Coronavirus Information

    The COVID-19 situation is being led nationally, and Sefton Council are working closely with Public Health England (PHE) and NHS partners, and are following national guidance issued by the Department of Health and Social Care and PHE. A key part of the public health team’s role…
  6. Designated Clinical Officer for SEND 0-25

    The SEND Code of Practice (SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)) requires the appointment of a medical/clinical practitioner to support the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to meet its statutory responsibilities for children and young people with SEN and/or disabilities between…
  7. Developmental Paediatrics

    Community Paediatricians are concerned with neurodevelopmental delay including assessment for ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and associated behaviour problems. For more information you can also visit the Alder Hey Hospital website by clicking the link https://alderhey.nhs.uk/services/developmental-paediatrics
  8. Diabetes

    Sefton have a Community Diabetes Team whose nurses can be accessed by referral by your GP or consultant. You can also access 'Drop in' clinics, with no appointment needed. The ‘drop in’ clinics are mainly for problems with meters, insulin pens and for general advice. If…
  9. Dietetics

    Outline of service: The service provides up-to-date information and guidance about childhood nutritional matters to: 1-      Children who have a nutritional need and their carers. 2-      Professionals in contact with children so that advice given by them to carers/children is based on best practice and…
  10. Health Visiting - Mersey Care NHS

    The Health Visiting Service provides a holistic approach to support parents in the promotion of health and well-being of all pre-school aged children across Sefton. All children receive this service from birth and in some circumstances prior to birth.
  11. How your GP can help you quit

    Dr Michael Apple explains what GPs can do to help patients quit smoking for good. "GPs are generally delighted to help people who have decided to quit smoking. That's because about 40% of smokers will die from a smoking-related condition, so we know that stopping is one…
  12. Information, Advice and Support

    Healthwatch Sefton provides signposting and information service to help you get the best out of your local health and social care services. They are independent and can signpost you to a wide variety of services. We will give you information about the care choices you…
  13. Joint statement about Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)

    The following position statement has been co-produced between Alder Hey Childrens NHS Foundation Trust, Education (Liverpool and Sefton) and Parent Carer Forums (Liverpool & Sefton) to ensure a shared understanding of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and how best to support children and young people with…
  14. Kooth, Your Online Mental Wellbeing Community

    Want someone to understand or advice for a friend? Kooth is here for you, please visit www.kooth.com for further information. Online and open until 10pm. IN CRISIS Samaritans http://www.samaritans.org/about-us Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record –…
  15. Learning disabilities health check scheme

    Do you know that young people with learning disabilities aged 14 and over should now be having an annual health check through their GP practice? If you support or provide a service to anyone you think is eligible, you may wish to make them, their…
  16. Local Offer - Health

    There are a range of services that are available to everybody, without the need for any assessment or referral (although you will probably need to register with them), to help manage their health.  These are often called ‘universal’ services and they include GPs, Dentists, Pharmacists,…
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