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Last updated on Thursday, June 21, 2018

This measure includes all falls in the hospital that resulted in injury, categorised as moderate, severe or death, regardless of cause. Whilst all falls that occur in the hospital setting are reported, any fall resulting in significant harm to a patient – for example a break to a limb, are subje...

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Tag:   injury (6)     fall (1)     falling (1)     trip (1)     minor (1)     moderate (1)     major (1)     severe (1)     limb (3)     break (3)     fracture (5)     hip (3)    

When to see your GP

Last updated on Thursday, November 21, 2019

Your local general GP surgery provides a wide range of family health services, including: advice on health problems, vaccinations, examinations and treatment, prescriptions for medicines, referrals to other health services and social services. Your surgery will make sure you get to speak to a he...

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Tag:   GP (4)     doctor (5)     local (3)     physiotherapist (1)     nurse (3)     diabetic clinic (1)     minor ailments (1)     referrals (1)    

Healthcare options in Wirral for Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May 2021

Last updated on Friday, April 30, 2021

Healthcare options in Wirral for Bank Holiday Monday 3 May 2021 If you’re feeling unwell over the bank holiday and need urgent advice or treatment from a health professional, there are a number of healthcare options available. Health information and advice The best place to get accurate health...

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When to use a Walk-in Centre

Last updated on Friday, August 11, 2023

Walk-in Centres (WiC) are nurse-led facilities that provide assessment, treatment and advice for minor injuries and illnesses including: infection and rashes emergency contraception and advice bruises burns and strains coughs, colds and flu-like symptoms sore throats and earache hayfever...

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Keep A&E free for emergencies this winter

Last updated on Friday, December 24, 2021

In an emergency call 999 Did you know that you can avoid waiting in A&E by going to one of the Walk-in Centres or Urgent Treatment centres? Conditions that can be treated include: Infections Rashes Burns Strains Ear ache Cold symptoms Minor cuts, wounds and wound dressing Women an...

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Self-care at home

Last updated on Monday, April 30, 2018

Self-care is the best choice to treat minor illnesses and injuries. A large range of common illnesses and injuries can be treated at home simply with over-the-counter medicines and plenty of rest. Winter conditions can be seriously bad for our health, especially for people aged 65 or over, and p...

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Tag:   home care (9)     bed rest (1)     fluids (1)     cold (1)     flu (1)     rest (1)     self care (1)    

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