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Smoking

Last updated on Thursday, February 21, 2019

Stopping smoking for just 4 weeks reduces your chance of getting a chest infection or wound infection and increases your chances of being able to get home sooner after your operation healthy and well. We know it isn’t an easy thing to do but there is help available.  Look at the NHS choices webs...

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COPD

Last updated on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term for a group of lung conditions (for example, chronic bronchitis and emphysema) and can lead to damaged, 'obstructed', airways. The symptoms are usually a combination of: Increased breathlessness, especially when moving around Persistent c...

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Lung Cancer

Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Our local lung cancer team consists of local chest physicians, specialist nurses, radiologists, pathologists with close links to Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology and Hospice services. We meet weekly as a team to discuss on-going management of all patients unde...

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Your appointment

Last updated on Friday, June 22, 2018

We hold Outpatient clinics for multiple services across four sites: Arrowe Park Hospital Clatterbridge Hospital St Catherine’s Health Centre  Victoria Central Health Centre You can click on the locations above for directions on how to find us.The Trust operates a complete no-smoking poli...

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Support and Advice

Last updated on Friday, November 26, 2021

  Kickstart your health Healthy changes start with little changes. Whether you want to lose weight, get active or quit smoking, Better Health is here with lots of free tools and support. You can also find simple ways to lift your mood with Every Mind Matters. There has never been a better time...

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Benefits

Last updated on Monday, August 3, 2020

All Volunteers at Wirral University Teaching Hospital are entitled to the following benefits: Confidential Counselling Access to library services Access to staff intranet Chiropody service Covid-19 and Antibody test Flu vaccine Advice and support on giving up smoking Lottery Chaplaincy...

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When to visit a pharmacy

Last updated on Thursday, November 21, 2019

Pharmacists and chemists play a key role in providing quality healthcare to patients. Working in the community, primary care and hospitals, pharmacists use their clinical expertise together with their practical knowledge to ensure the safe supply and use of medicines by patients and members of th...

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