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10:57am Wednesday 5th February 2014
You don’t need to be in hospital to receive nursing care. Wirral Community NHS Trust’s community nurses provide nursing care and support for a wide range of health needs where you live or at a community health clinic.
10:45am Wednesday 22nd January 2014
With an estimated one in five men and one in eight women in the UK dying from heart disease - looking after your heart is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your loved ones. Read how you can reduce the risks and spot the symptoms...
1:40pm Wednesday 8th January 2014
January is the time of year when around seven million of us will make a New Year's resolution to improve an aspect of their health and wellbeing. For help and support to quit smoking, lose weight or get more active call the Livewell Programme on 0151 630 8383.
1:11pm Monday 23rd December 2013
Over the festive period you may find that the opening hours of services and GPs have changed making it hard to find the right service or treatment but here are a few of the Wirral Community NHS Trust services you might find it useful to know about.
10:12am Wednesday 11th December 2013
10:29am Wednesday 27th November 2013
One of the most common heart rhythm problems and a major cause of stroke is atrial fibrillation. It’s estimated that one in four people will develop it but do you know what it is and would you know how to recognise the symptoms?
9:34am Wednesday 13th November 2013
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10:52am Wednesday 16th October 2013
Cholesterol is a fatty substance carried in your blood and is vital for your body to function, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of serious health conditions such as heart attack, stroke or mini-stroke.
11:37am Wednesday 2nd October 2013
Back pain is extremely common with about four in five people suffering at some point in their lifetime. The types of pain can vary but usually feels like an ache, tension or stiffness in your back and can be triggered by bad posture, bending awkwardly, or lifting incorrectly. Back pain is most common in the lower back, although it can be felt anywhere along your spine, from your neck down to your hips and can impact on many activities that you would normally like to do. By visiting a Wirral Community NHS Trust specialist physiotherapist or osteopath you will receive treatment that will help you to recover, reduce the chances of developing further back pain and lessen the impact it may be having on your life.
4:36pm Monday 23rd September 2013
9:27am Wednesday 18th September 2013
This week is sexual health awareness week! Making positive choices about contraception and having safer sex is important, not only to avoid sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but also to protect your relationships and general health and wellbeing.
10:03am Thursday 5th September 2013
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1:52pm Wednesday 12th June 2013
Diabetes Week is a national campaign led by Diabetes UK to raise awareness, raise funds and pioneer research to help people with diabetes. According to figures published by Diabetes UK, there are over 16,000 people aged over 17 who are registered diabetic with a GP in Wirral. Having the right healthcare is essential for the wellbeing of all people with diabetes and Diabetes UK promote 15 healthcare essentials to help people ensure they get the right level of care they need, including: getting your blood pressure checked, having your weight checked, help to quit smoking, and having your feet checked.
11:42am Wednesday 29th May 2013
June is National Breastfeeding Month – a month to celebrate breastfeeding and encourage dads and partners to get involved! Breastfeeding is a natural process and can help create a special bond between mums and their babies, but it can take time for mums to feel comfortable and confident to breastfeed. That’s why it is really important for dads and partners to get involved and give mum the support she may need.
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