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Energy Projects Plus – Plan A

May 25, 2021 01:04 pm

Plan A is engaging residents in the Wirral Ward of Greasby, Frankby & Irby, to provide advice and support around how to make homes more energy efficient, in order to reduce carbon emissions and fuel bills.

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New domestic abuse support centre open now

May 25, 2021 01:01 pm

The Lighthouse Centre is now open in Birkenhead. Involve Northwest are working with the Wirral Council early help domestic abuse team to help support anyone with regard to domestic abuse.

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Carers’ Week coming up – 7th-13th June 2021

May 25, 2021 12:50 pm

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make.

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The Positivitree – service updates

May 25, 2021 12:44 pm

The Positivitree continues to provide mental health and wellbeing support services for parents and carers of children, young people or vulnerable adults with additional needs.

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Autism Together – Children and Family service online sessions

May 25, 2021 11:57 am

Autism Together’s Children & Family Service focuses on providing autism-specific services for children, young people and their families, helping them to better understand their autism, and any social and communication difficulties. During the pandemic, clubs have moved online and they offer a number of online sessions for different age groups. To join, individuals need to […]

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0-19 Health and Wellbeing Service – ChatHealth

May 25, 2021 11:48 am

As part of the Wirral 0-19 Health and Wellbeing Service, young people on the Wirral can now text 07480 635538 to get confidential advice from a school nurse.

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People who are 30 or over can now book their COVID-19 vaccine

May 25, 2021 11:28 am

If you’re aged 30 or over, or if you turn 30 before 1 July 2021, you can now book your COVID-19 vaccine.

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Census 2021 update

May 25, 2021 11:18 am

Healthwatch staff and volunteers have been thanked for helping to promote Census 2021 across the Wirral.

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Healthwatch Wirral Roadshow and Mobile Testing Unit update

May 21, 2021 11:49 am

Over the last month Healthwatch Wirral have been out on the road with Wirral Council, helping to hand out free home testing kits for COVID-19 and listening to your experiences of health and social care over the last year.

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BRIDGE Forum April 2021 Snapshot

May 20, 2021 10:37 am

‘Foundations of Quality Improvement should always have what patients tell us about their treatment and care, at the heart of everything as a system we plan and do. We must be able to evidence that all actions and decisions made come back to this, making certain that everyone feels respected, involved, and valued at each […]

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Discover Kooth – for parents and carers

May 19, 2021 12:35 pm

Kooth is an online mental health provider commissioned for young people across Merseyside. Parents and carers are invited to find out more about the service at online events with the Kooth Engagement Leads.

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Public Health update – what are the new rules?

May 19, 2021 12:20 pm

England moved to Step 3 of the Government's COVID-19 Roadmap on Monday 17th May - what changes can you expect?

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Lunch & Learn – information sessions for professionals working with children, young people and families

May 19, 2021 12:08 pm

Want to know more about the services available to the children, young people and families that you work with? The Community Matters Early Help Team have arranged a series of information sessions for professionals, delivered via MS Teams, showcasing services across Wirral.

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Wirral COVID-19 Vaccination Programme – what are people saying?

May 19, 2021 12:03 pm

Healthwatch Wirral has recently published our second report drawing on over 8,000 local people's experiences of the COVID-19 vaccination on the Wirral.

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The Big Ask – calling all children and young people to have your say!

May 12, 2021 11:12 am

The Children's Commissioner for England is asking children and young people to take part in the largest survey ever for this age group, to show the government what children and young people need to lead happier lives.

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

May 11, 2021 02:52 pm

10th - 16th May 2021 is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is Nature.

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