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Stockport in the vanguard for NHS Patient care

by Iain Roberts on 23 March, 2015

Stockport has been chosen as one of just 29 locations across the country to develop new models of care as part of NHS England’s new care models programme. The aim is to find new and better ways to care for patients. The Stockport together vanguard is an active partnership including: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, NHS […]

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Who has a low food hygiene rating

by Iain Roberts on 7 January, 2015

The Food Standards Agency publishes hygiene ratings for restaurants, cafes and many other establishments. The scale goes from 0 to 5. As the FSA website explains: At the inspection, the officer will check: how hygienically the food is handled – how it is prepared, cooked, re-heated, cooled and stored the condition of the structure of […]

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Stockport residents urged to get flu vaccination

by Iain Roberts on 23 December, 2014

Stockport residents are being encouraged to get vaccinated against the flu, following recent reports of outbreak cases across Wales. Stockport Council, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group, want to remind everyone that influenza viruses circulate and spread quickly within the community at this time of year. Children who were aged 2, […]

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Parents Urged to Protect Their Children From Flu

by Iain Roberts on 31 October, 2014

Parents of two, there and four year olds in Stockport are being urged to protect their children from flu this winter. Children between the ages of 2 and 4 years on 1st September 2014 are eligible for a free nasal influenza vaccine provided by the Department of Health and administered by local GPs. Please click […]

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Have your say on Healthier Together, urges Mark Hunter

by Iain Roberts on 24 September, 2014

From Mark Hunter MP Dear Resident, The NHS in Greater Manchester launched the “Healthier Together” consultation aimed at strengthening hospital services for life threatening conditions and the deadline to have your say is this Sunday, 28th September. Stepping Hill and Manchester Wythenshawe have the opportunity of bidding to become one of the top few “Specialist” […]

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Causes of death in Stockport

by Iain Roberts on 23 July, 2014

Interesting charts showing the causes of all death in Stockport, then narrowing it down to under-75s (generally considered as “early deaths” and further to preventable deaths.

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Find out about Dementia Friends in Stockport

by Iain Roberts on 21 October, 2013

With dementia affecting more and more people, Dementia Friends could help many people across Stockport.

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Healthwatch in Stockport, 27th August 2013

by Iain Roberts on 20 August, 2013

Come along to the launch of Healthwatch Stockport, 10.30am-2pm, Tuesday 27th August 2013 in Mersey Square

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Free help for carers – come to Carer Wellbeing Day

by Iain Roberts on 26 April, 2013

Signpost for Carers is a registered charity which provides free information and support to the estimated 30,000 people caring for a relative or friend in Stockport. The Outreach Project goes out into the community to inform Carers of services and benefits which may assist in making their caring role a little easier. We have regular […]

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