Health

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness month

Bowel cancer is the third biggest cancer killer in Knowsley but it shouldn’t be because bowel cancer is treatable and curable especially if diagnosed early.

But are you aware of the... Read more »

Many of you may have heard or taken part in Time to Talk day, which took place earlier this month on 2 February 2017.

In Knowsley, we held a drop-in coffee morning at Knowsley Leisure and... Read more »

HEALTHY KNOWSLEY

Healthy Knowsley with Matthew Ashton, Director  of Public Health for Knowsley and Sefton

Hi and welcome to my first column for The Challenge.  I’m the Director... Read more »

More choice over takeaway foods

Takeaway owners across Knowsley are giving you more choice about the food you buy, through a brand new initiative.

The ‘Ask us’ campaign encourages customers to ask for your favourite... Read more »

Nhs Knowsley Clinical Commissioning Group Annual General Meeting

NHS Knowsley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) was established on 1 April 2013 and is responsible for planning and buying most health services for the local population.

The CCG will hold... Read more »

Borough-wide invite to Trust's Annual Members' Meeting

The Annual Members’ Meeting of Knowsley’s local specialist mental health, learning disability and community health services provider is scheduled for Tuesday 15 July.
5 Boroughs Partnership... Read more »

Supporting dementia in Knowsley

Knowsley Council is supporting the Dementia Friends campaign, launched by Public Health England and the Alzheimer’s Society.
The campaign aims to support people with dementia to continue... Read more »


Have your say on possible NHS commissioning policy changes

NHS Knowsley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the NHS body responsible for planning and buying health services for the people of Knowsley, is reviewing existing local commissioning policies following... Read more »

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  • Knowsley recognised for supporting children
    A Knowsley programme for children with speech, language and communication needs has been highlighted as an example of best... Read more »
  • Order to tackle anti-social behaviour in Hillside and Page Moss
    Following consultation with residents and businesses, a Public Spaces Protection Order in the Hillside and Page Moss... Read more »
  • Celebrating International Women’s Day in Knowsley
    Knowsley Chamber of Commerce celebrated International Women’s Day at the Suites Hotel Knowsley and were delighted... Read more »
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EDUCATION

Knowsley Community College launches new dental course

Knowsley Community College has launched an exciting new Dental Nursing course in response to the growing demand of industry professionals.

The level 3 Advanced Diploma in Dental Nursing will help students take their first steps towards a... Read more »



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HOLDING YOUR BABY IN MIND (PEEP) POSTNATAL - HILLTOP CC, HUYTON

Hilltop Children’s Centre,Bedford Close, Huyton, L36 0XU. Come along to 8 sessions (4 before & 4 after your baby is born) to share ideas and find out more about ways to help your new baby, how babies develop, learn, communicate and thrive.... Read more »

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HEALTHY KNOWSLEY The Public Health Annual Report 2018

This year, our Public Health Annual Report has been presented in a video format and focusses on healthier and happier children and young people.

We know that this is a big issue nationally, with Department of Health figures showing that one... Read more »


Posted by
Matthew Ashton, Director of Public Health for Knowsley and Sefton
on April 11th, 2018



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