Measles is spreading – make sure you are protected.

Warrington Borough Council’s public health team is urging local people to check that they and their children have had the MMR vaccine that protects against measles.  With measles continuing to increase across the country – and cases now in Warrington – it is particularly important for people to make sure they are vaccinated. Nationally, the […]

Carer who defrauded her patient out of £20,000 jailed

Petula Hatzer (27/03/1968) of Mortlake Drive, Manchester has been sentenced to 1 year and 1 month in prison after pleading guilty to 10 counts of fraud by false representation and 1 count of Fraud by Abuse of position at Minshull Street Crown Court yesterday (13 March 2024).  Hatzer was arrested in 2021 after allegations were […]

Merseyside Police and partners from the NHS team up to promote Safer Sleep Week

Safer Sleep Week (11-17 March) is The Lullaby Trust’s national awareness campaign, aimed at anyone looking after a young baby. It aims to raise awareness of sudden, unexpected death of an infant syndrome (SUDI) and the safer sleep advice that reduces the risk of it occurring.  Merseyside Police, and partners, are using the week to […]

Dementia care support extended in Liverpool

Liverpool City Council is to extend its dementia support services with the opening of new beds for respite and specialist care. Sedgemoor care home in Norris Green is expanding, with 10 additional permanent beds for dementia patients and a further 10 short term beds for carers, who need some respite. Demand for care for families […]

Liverpool plays a key role in new childhood vaccinations campaign

Liverpool City Council’s Public Health team has played a key role in devising a new multi-media marketing campaign across England to remind parents and carers to get their children vaccinated against serious diseases. The campaign goes live on 4 March, with a powerful video told from the perspective of children and in their voices. “Our […]

Reviewing our youth services – we need your views!

Together with the National Youth Agency, Liverpool City Council is undertaking a comprehensive review of youth provision across the city. Involving young people and their parents and carers is crucial to understanding how the council and its partners should shape youth services in the future. We have two brief surveys that are currently open to […]

Measles vaccination invitations for school children

With measles cases on the rise, thousands of school children aged 6 -11 years are being invited to attend appointments to be vaccinated against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR). Last week, saw the launch of a major drive to invite those not fully vaccinated to come forward and catch up on missed doses – with […]

New manager appointed for Living Well Hub in Warrington town centre

Building relationships, strengthening partnerships, reducing inequalities and improving the wellbeing of Warrington residents are key priorities for the new manager of the Living Well Hub. Emma Whaley has been appointed to look after the day to day running of the multi-million pound town centre facility, which is set to open its doors to residents on […]

Measles – Are you protected?

Residents are being urged to check that they and their loved ones are protected against measles following a rise in cases across England. Warrington Borough Council’s public health team is reminding local people of the importance of checking that they and their children have had the MMR vaccine that protects against the disease. Measles is […]


Inglefield Children’s Centre in Runcorn now has a defibrillator fitted and all staff trained to use the lifesaving equipment. Inglefield is a vital community service providing short breaks to children and young people in Halton who have complex health needs and learning disabilities. As part of Inglefield’s future business plan, incorporating health and wellbeing for […]