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Family Nurse Partnership celebrates three years of supporting young local families in Halton

FNP celebration

An NHS Service which supports local first time teenage parents celebrated its third anniversary on 24 October with events at both Kingsway Children’s Centre in Widnes and Halton Lodge Children’s Centre in Runcorn.. 13 November 2017Continue reading →


Warrington’s Centre for Sexual Health announced as a finalist in 2017 National Institute for Health Research Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards

Warrington’s Centre for Sexual Health announced as a finalist

Warrington’s Centre for Sexual Health has been nominated for a prestigious regional award following its major involvement in a national research project promoting safer sex and regular testing to young people via text message.
1 November 2017Continue reading →


Warrington celebrates retaining Unicef Baby Friendly Award

Warrington celebrates retaining Unicef Baby Friendly Award

Health visitors and staff from Warrington’s integrated service for 0 to 19 year olds celebrated retaining the prestigious Unicef  Baby Friendly Award at a special event with mums and babies at the Great Sankey Bosom Buddy group.
24 October 2017Continue reading →


Halton teams recognised by Unicef for the support they offer to new mums

Halton teams recognised by Unicef for the support they offer to new mums

Halton’s community midwifery, health visiting and family nurse partnership services, delivered by Bridgewater, have retained Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative accreditation.
16 October 2017Continue reading →


Warrington NHS IT team win a 2017 North West Skills Development Network Informatics Award

Warrington NHS IT team win a 2017 North West Skills Development Network Informatics Award

Bridgewater’s Electronic Patient Records team was named Team of the Year at the 2017 North West Skills Development Network Informatics Awards.
5 October 2017Continue reading →


Bridgewater’s NHS Awards celebrates its healthcare heroes

Staff Awards 2017 Winners

Bridgewater held its annual staff awards yesterday (Monday 18 September) at Haydock Park Racecourse to applaud the tremendous achievements of its hard working staff over the past 12 months. 21 September 2017Continue reading →


Prestigious Queen’s Nurse Title set to be awarded to two Wigan Nurses

Fiona Bremner and Anne Finney

Bridgewater nurses Anne Finney and Fiona Bremner are celebrating after learning they will receive the esteemed Queen’s Nurse Title.
15 September 2017Continue reading →


Wigan Health Visitors set to hold organised walk to raise awareness of maternal mental health

Out of the Blue Walk

Health visitors are hosting an organised walk for local families at 10am on Friday 8 September from Hindley Children’s Centre. 4 September 2017Continue reading →


Bridgewater supports fully integrated Child Protection Information Sharing pilot

Staff in Bridgewater’s Leigh Walk-in Centre and IT teams have led the way in piloting a new system which supports sharing of child protection and safeguarding information.
4 September 2017Continue reading →


Bridgewater celebrates positive patient satisfaction results

99% of our patients were satisfied or very satisfied

North West patients have applauded local services delivered by Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust in a recent NHS survey.
9 August 2017Continue reading →


Halton’s Infant Feeding Clinic marks its first six months with celebration event

Halton’s Infant Feeding Clinic marks its first six months with celebration event

Families who have been helped by Halton’s Infant Feeding Clinic got together at a celebration event recently (Friday 30 June) at Kingsway Children’s Centre.
14 July 2017Continue reading →


Accessing GP services out of hours in the Wigan borough

Dr Tchikhiaeva, Nurse Siobhan Lyons and Dr Agarwala from the Service

Article by By Nicky Roberts, Deputy Clinical Manager from Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s GP Out of Hours service.
14 July 2017Continue reading →


Halton midwives, family nurses and health visitors celebrated at national Infant Mental Health Awards

Halton midwives, family nurses and health visitors

Halton’s Health in Early Years Group, which consists of staff from Bridgewater, Halton Borough Council and Halton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is celebrating after winning a prestigious national PIPUK (Parent Infant Partnership) Infant Mental Health award. 7 July 2017Continue reading →


Halton midwives receive £25,000 for further specialist training

Midwifery Services

Bridgewater’s Halton Midwifery Service has received £25,000 from Health Education England’s (HEE) £8 million Maternity Safety Training Fund programme.
29 June 2017Continue reading →

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