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  • MP supports exercise initiative to reduce cancer

    An MP is throwing her weight behind an initiative to encourage anyone living with cancer, their family or friends to come together and share experiences as they exercise. Wilmslow’s 5k Your Way was launched earlier this year...

    • Posted June 4, 2019
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  • North West Ambulance Service recognised for sustainability reporting

    For the third year running, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has been awarded with a certificate of excellence for their sustainability reporting. Recognised by the Sustainable Development Unit (SDU), NHS Improvement and the Healthcare Financial Management Association...

    • Posted May 17, 2019
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  • Crack cocaine and opiate user in Cheshire revealed

    In a report published by Public Health England, it’s been revealed that almost 50,000 people are estimated to be using both crack cocaine and opiates in the North West. The data is based on users identified across...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Cheshire dog lovers raise money to change a deaf person’s life

    Hearing Dogs for Deaf People’s Cheshire Fundraising Branch held its 12th annual fundraiser around the grounds of Arley Estate near Northwich. When all the sponsorship money is collected, they expect the three mile walk will have raised more...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Expert telephone advice helps patients receive care closer to home in North West

    Almost 80,000 people across the North West avoided an unnecessary trip to hospital last year thanks to enhanced telephone assessment and advice from the ambulance service. The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has expanded its Clinical Hub,...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • Ambulance service encourages people to plan ahead of Easter weekend

    With the long weekend on the horizon, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is urging people to plan ahead of the Easter Bank Holidays by stocking up on essential medication. NWAS is expecting a 31% increase in calls...

    • Posted April 18, 2019
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  • Women in Cheshire urged to take part in revolutionary breast cancer study

    Researchers based at Wythenshawe Hospital are inviting a number of women from across the North West to be part of a new study that could help to revolutionise breast screening in the UK. The specialist team is...

    • Posted April 7, 2019
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  • NWAS increases mental health support for staff

    After a four-year long collaboration with mental health charity, Mind, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has made a positive impact on mental health support for its emergency services staff with 85 per cent of staff saying the...

    • Posted March 26, 2019
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  • New Christie cancer centre coming to East Cheshire

    The Christie charity is today launching a major new fundraising appeal to raise £23 million to build a state of the art new cancer centre in the heart of East Cheshire. The new Christie Cancer Centre will...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Motorola providers pagers for NWAS

    Motorola Solutions has been selected by the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust, the second-largest ambulance trust in England, to equip 450 community first responders with Motorola Solutions ADVISORTM TPG2200 TETRA two-way pagers as part of the TPG Messenger managed service....

    • Posted March 14, 2019
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