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NHS fraud. Spot it, report it, together we stop it.

“NHS fraud. Spot it, report it, together we stop it”

3713032875?profile=RESIZE_710xHealth commissioners in Sefton are embracing International Fraud Awareness Week (IFAW) by raising awareness of fraud committed against the NHS.

IFAW will take place from 17 November to 23 November, celebrating counter fraud work as well as reminding Sefton residents and NHS staff of their part they play in helping to detect fraud in the health service.

NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG are supporting the NHS Counter Fraud Authority’s (NHSCFA) national campaign raising awareness of fraud, bribery and corruption committed against the NHS and the wider health service.…

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Christmas remembrance service at Ormskirk hospital

The annual baby and child remembrance service will be held at Ormskirk hospital again this year on Wednesday 4 December at 6.30pm.

This will be the fifth anniversary for the service, which is arranged and supported by chaplains from Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. The chaplains hope to help families, who are remembering lost loved ones, in the weeks running up to Christmas.

Lead chaplain, Martin Abrams explains:

3712797089?profile=RESIZE_710x“Christmas can be a very exciting and special time but it can also heighten a sense of loss, grief and isolation for those who have experienced any bereavement. This is particularly so for anyone who has had a pregnancy, baby or child loss.…

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Be Diabetes Aware and Know the Signs

On World Diabetes Day (14 November 2019), NHS South Sefton and NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are urging local residents to become familiar with the warning signs of diabetes to try and spot the condition sooner.

3708175771?profile=RESIZE_710xDiabetes causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high due to ineffective control by a hormone called insulin. The two types main of diabetes are:

  • Type 1: Where the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the cells that produce insulin
  • Type 2: Where the body doesn’t produce enough insulin, or the body’s cells don’t react to insulin. This is the most common type of diabetes.

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