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Halebank Access Centre consultation outcome

Halebank Access Centre consultation outcome

Thank you to those people who responded to the consultation on proposals to make changes to health services provided at Halebank Access Centre, Widnes..
31 March 2017… Continue reading →


Bridgewater responds to NHS Improvement announcement on the future of community healthcare services in Liverpool

A response to the decision issued by NHS Improvement today regarding the Liverpool community services transaction, from Colin Scales, Chief Executive of Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. 30 March 2017… Continue reading →


Halton and St Helens Continence Team win prestigious national award for second year running

Halton and St Helens Continence Team win prestigious national award for second year running

Halton and St Helens Paediatric Continence Team has been named British Journal of Nursing (BJN) Continence Nurses of the Year for the second time.
30 March 2017… Continue reading →


Bridgewater celebrated for its outstanding commitment to the environment

Bridgewater celebrated for its outstanding commitment to the environment

Bridgewater has received official recognition for its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and energy consumption as well as recycling waste.
21 March 2017… Continue reading →


Children and Young People’s services in Oldham receive Unicef Baby Friendly Award

Services in Oldham receive Unicef Baby Friendly Award

Right Start Oldham has received international recognition from Unicef (United Nation’s Children’s Fund) by receiving the Baby Friendly Award for their work to increase breastfeeding rates and improve care for mothers.
14 March 2017… Continue reading →


Proposals to relocate health services from Halebank

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Bridgewater has reached the end of the lease for the Halebank Access Centre, Widnes and is using this as an opportunity to review the services provided from this venue.
3 March 2017… Continue reading →


Bridgewater supports new North West campaign to help ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’

Keep Antibiotics Working

Bridgewater is backing a new Public Health England campaign which highlights the dangers of taking antibiotics when you don’t need them.
16 February 2017… Continue reading →


Leigh mum praises help and support she has received from NHS Family Nurse

NHS Family Nurse

NHS Family Nurse Nicola Marsden has been credited with helping to turn the life around of a young mum from Leigh and for helping her to gain a place on a Wigan Council apprenticeship scheme. 9 February 2017… Continue reading →


Bridgewater responds to pause in Liverpool community services transaction

Liverpool

In response to the press information issued by NHS Improvement today (7th Feb 2017) regards a pause to the Liverpool Community Services transaction.
8 February 2017… Continue reading →


Bridgewater welcomes CQC report and outlines improvements already made to services

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Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has welcomed the publication of its Care Quality Commission report and outlined improvements made by staff to strengthen services since the inspection eight months ago.
6 February 2017… Continue reading →


Bridgewater helps to ease pressures on busy local hospitals

widneswalkincentre

During 2016, Bridgewater’s Urgent Care Centre in Widnes and NHS Walk-in Centres in Leigh and St Helens helped alleviate some of the strain on local hospitals by assessing and treating a total of 174,176 patients. 19 January 2017… Continue reading →


Bridgewater invests in Halton midwifery staff to help provide the best possible care

Bridgewater invests in Halton midwifery staff

Bridgewater is working with the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) to improve the support available for its midwives and maternity colleagues in Halton.
16 December 2016… Continue reading →


Local NHS Team wins prestigious Greater Manchester Clinical Research Award

Local NHS Team wins prestigious Greater Manchester Clinical Research Award

Bridgewater’s Equality and Diversity Team has been named a winner at The Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards 2016. 2 December 2016… Continue reading →


Digital innovation in health sector scoops national award

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The innovative use of digital technology to improve health and social care services in Wigan Borough has scooped a national award. 1 December 2016… Continue reading →


Pioneering health and social care partnership will lead to ‘healthier future for Liverpool’

Liverpool Community Health

A pioneering partnership between Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool City Council and Liverpool General Practice Provider Organisation will become responsible for a range of community health, as well as some social care, services across Liverpool from April next year. 24 November 2016… Continue reading →


Stars show their support for Warrington Health Visitors

Helen Skelton Ashton Sims I love my health visitor

Television Presenter Helen Skelton and Warrington Wolves Player Ashton Sims are supporting a new local ‘I love my health visitor…’ campaign.
11 November 2016… Continue reading →


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