Cheshire Live, 4th December – The Directors of Public Health in Cheshire and Merseyside launched the ‘Spread the facts – not the virus’ campaign on Monday to ensure that everyone, particularly younger people, know the facts about what they can do to help beat COVID-19. The six-week initiative is a collaboration between the NHS and local councils in Cheshire and Merseyside and aims to use the channels young people engage with to make facts clear.
Wirral Globe, 4th December – The new Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in Liverpool continues to win awards for its design and construction. It beat a high-calibre of competition from projects across the North West to win Project of the Year in the North West Regional Construction Awards. It was built on a constrained site in the heart of Liverpool’s new Knowledge Quarter, adjacent to Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
Knutsford Guardian, 3rd December – Cheshire and Merseyside could soon have one clinical commissioning group (CCG) to provide NHS services in the region — despite four Cheshire CCGs merging just eight months ago. The move could form part of the government’s push to ‘streamline commissioning arrangements’, even though the county welcomed a new body in April 2020.