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  • Council urges parents to look out for scarlet fever

    Cheshire East Council is urging parents to know how to spot the signs of scarlet fever. It follows a rise in cases being seen by doctors across the North West region. The symptoms of scarlet fever are...

    • Posted February 24, 2018
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  • Strong endorsement for East Cheshire’s Maternity Department in national survey

    East Cheshire NHS Trust’s Maternity Department has received a strong endorsement from local mums in a major national survey. The department was one of just four nationally which performed ‘better than expected’ across all labour and birth...

    • Posted February 9, 2018
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  • Pollution monitoring equipment set to be installed in Knutsford

    Knutsford Town Council are installing pollution monitoring equipment at a number of Knutsford locations. The environment committee have voted to place diffusion tubes at locations in the town known for heavy traffic including Canute Place Roundabout, Brook...

    • Posted February 3, 2018
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  • Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service carry out Safe and Well visits for over 65’s

    Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are carrying out health and well-being checks in people’s homes alongside Home Safety Assessments. The visits, aimed at those in Cheshire aged 65 or over, give advice on slips, trips and falls,...

    • Posted February 1, 2018
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  • North West children’s charity Friends of Rose granted £66k

    North West charity, Friends of Rosie, reports encouraging results from a research project investigating the use of immunotherapy to treat childhood brain tumours that are resistant to conventional treatment methods. Results obtained so far and the great...

    • Posted February 1, 2018
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  • Free blood pressure and heartbeat screening across Cheshire

    Healthy living pharmacies (HLP’s) across Cheshire have started to offer blood pressure and heartbeat screen services to patients. Part of an initiative by the British Heart Foundation, the project aims to achieve a minimum of 5,000 new...

    • Posted January 28, 2018
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  • Cheshire women urged to take up cervical cancer screening

    Women in Cheshire are being urged to take part in cervical screening tests as part of a national awareness campaign. Those aged 25 and over are being encouraged to attend their smear test.   Dr Achla Damania,...

    • Posted January 23, 2018
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  • Active Cheshire CEO shortlisted for prestigious accolade

    Anne Boyd, the CEO of award winning charity Active Cheshire, has been shortlisted from more than 950 nominations for the Northern Power Woman award in the Transformation Leader category. Anne has forged a successful career, with over 20 years of experience spanning public, private and voluntary sectors,...

    • Posted January 18, 2018
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  • New measles cases sweep Cheshire and Merseyside

    Public Health England are urging parents to immunise their children against measles as the virus spreads across the UK – including 36 cases in Cheshire, Liverpool and Greater Manchester. Dr Mary Ramsey, the head of immunisation at...

    • Posted January 17, 2018
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  • Cheshire sessions for new grandparents

    For those expecting a new grandchild in their lives, Cheshire Easts 0-19 Health and Wellbeing Service is running free, informal and informative sessions to help grandparents support the early days of a baby’s life. The ‘Grandparents in...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
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