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Bobby from Sunflowers who is taking part in charity cycle from Liverpool to Chester

Mersey cyclists get on their bikes for blooming good cause

A group of Merseyside cyclists are preparing for a 50 mile bike ride taking place in July, raising funds and awareness for Liverpool charity Sunflowers. The ride from Liverpool to Chester will start at the historic Old Haymarket on the...
Councillors praised the vaccine roll out

NHS urges people to get their winter jabs in time for Christmas

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside are urging people to get their winter jabs before Christmas with only eleven days remaining until online registration close. As of Friday, more than 530,000 COVID-19 and 700,000 flu vaccinations have been administered across Cheshire and...
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How a paralympic sport creates level playing field for schoolchildren

A ball game which features in the Paralympics is being used in Merseyside schools to encourage inclusivity and participation. The sport ‘Boccia’ - which means ‘ball’ in Italian - was originally set up to support those with cerebral palsy. It...

Health and Culture sectors help to develop Liverpool’s economic growth

Speakers at the University of Liverpool's Vice Chancellors conference today have told MerseyNewsLive about their plans to promote economic growth within Liverpool. Each sector is taking the approach differently but collaborating in a way to ensure success for the city. Louise...
Royal Liverpool Hospital Demolition (c) Dais Wilson

Share your memories of the original Liverpool Royal Hospital

After opening 45 years ago, Liverpool Royal Hospital closed its doors for the final time last October due to major issues in infrastructure. The building has remained vacant since, but over the last few days demolition work has began to...

Merseyside NHS reveals new innovative measures in time for winter

NHS Cheshire and Merseyside have revealed new initiatives which will improve health care and help speed up discharge for patients. The region can expect to see brand-new ambulances, elective hubs, virtual wards and care transfer hubs. Preparation for winter are already...
Porcelain Delaney (c) DaDa

Diary of hope shines new light on hidden condition

Liverpool-based deaf and disabled charity DaDa are putting on a variety of performances to highlight talent and art from the disabled and neurodivergent community. Among these performances is the Toilet Paper Diaries, by Porcelain Delaney, at the Unity Theatre...

Measles resurgence means doctors warned to look out for symptoms

Doctors on Merseyside have been warned to watch closely for symptoms of measles in children due to a resurgence of the once-rare disease. The Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health (RCPCH) has updated recommendations on the national guidance for...
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MerseyNewsLive is focusing coverage on health and wellbeing this week

Here at MerseyNewsLive we are focusing on a range of health and wellbeing articles for our news coverage this week. We've covered subjects inclduing breast cancer awareness and breast cancer screening, alcohol awareness, football league designed for people to lose...

Mersey Breast Cancer Roadshow helps improve awareness of screening

Be-Breast-Cancer is a group that has worked across Liverpool and Merseyside for the last few months, raising people's understanding of breast cancer and its symptoms as well as the importance of breast cancer screening. The roadshows have taken place in...