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Tomorrow’s Women Wirral – August Timetable

Jul 27, 2021 04:07 pm

Tomorrow's Women Wirral have released their August timetable of activities including a FREE Nail Course, IT Courses, Women Inspiring Women, mindfulness sessions and more!

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Wirral’s new community ‘crisis café’ – Compañeros

Jul 27, 2021 03:58 pm

NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been working with Cheshire and Wirral NHS Partnership Trust (CWP) and local VSCE organisation, the Spider Project to develop and create a new mental health ‘crisis café’ called Compañeros. Spider Project has a well-established presence in the local community, having provided wellbeing services in Wirral since 2007. The […]

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BRIDGE Forum July 2021 Snapshot

Jul 27, 2021 01:49 pm

Highlights from the July BRIDGE Forum, with speakers from Wirral CCG, Community Champions and Healthwatch Wirral.

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Active Wirral survey for young people on sport and physical activity

Jul 21, 2021 03:37 pm

Active Wirral are inviting people to have their say on what it means to be active in Wirral. This will help them to shape the council’s leisure services in the future and they would like your help to engage with young people around the borough. Active Wirral are keen to hear from individuals, as well […]

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Free training for staff and volunteers on women and gambling-related harm

Jul 21, 2021 03:34 pm

GamCare is offering a number of two-hour online interactive workshops over the next few months for professionals and volunteers who work with women, to help women affected by gambling-related harm reach out for support.

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Alcohol and Substance Use in Children and Young People – training from WSCP

Jul 21, 2021 03:29 pm

 Wirral Safeguarding Children Partnership have added additional dates for training on alcohol and substance use in children and young people.

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Lower My Drinking app launched across Cheshire and Merseyside

Jul 21, 2021 02:49 pm

Information about the Lower My Drinking platform which is now available for free across Cheshire and Merseyside.

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Updates from Healthwatch Wirral

Jul 21, 2021 10:41 am

The Healthwatch Wirral team have been busy over the last few months so we wanted to share an update of what we've been up to and what to look out for in the near future!

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Lunch & Learn Autumn timetable – virtual information sessions for people working with children and young people

Jul 20, 2021 02:56 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, delivered via MS Teams, showcasing services across Wirral.

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WIRED survey – Carers’ views on GP support

Jul 20, 2021 02:50 pm

Are you a carer living on the Wirral? WIRED Carers Support wants to hear your views on GP support for carers!

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Creating Calm after COVID – free training for NHS staff, volunteers and COVID-19 patients

Jul 20, 2021 02:41 pm

Are you wanting to find calm after COVID? If you work or volunteer in the NHS or have been a COVID-19 patient and you live in the Cheshire/Wirral area, this free workshop may be for you!

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Do you know what COVID-19 test to take and when?

Jul 12, 2021 04:52 pm

There is so much information available about testing that sometimes it can feel like information overload so Wirral Council created a handy flowchart for you to use to help guide you through the testing process. The best place to start is by asking: Make sure you and your household know how to test yourself properly […]

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BAME Covid-19 Community Support Service

Jul 08, 2021 11:04 am

BAME Covid-19 Community Support Service (BCCS) is based on the Wirral and BCCS are dedicated to providing for the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities with up to date information, advice and guidance in relation to Covid-19. BCCS can provide you with information on how to access all services to reduce the risk of Covid-19. […]

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