Additional News Items (September)

Christmas Market Place Monday 25th November 11.30am – We will be holding our annual Christmas Marketplace in place of the November meeting, HALDS will be having a tombola stall, if you could please start bringing any items for HALDS tombola stall it would be appreciated. At the event we will be inviting stalls selling jewellery, scarves, make up, sweets, Coach House crafts from Halton Day services will be selling gifts and much more

Webb Ivory Catalogue – I have been giving out catalogues, please show round your family and friends, HALDS will receive 25% on all sales

Fire Station visit – For those members who came along to the Runcorn Fire Station and the shambles of a visit that green watch gave us, I complained to the fire station and I have been assured by Sean Henshaw the station manager that if we would like to arrange another visit they will be well prepared for us and to book via himself

Hospital Appointments – In January this year we had Rossanna Burnley from Halton Carers Centre come to give us a talk on her new role as hospital link worker for carers. HALDS members talked about the problems they have when taking their cared for for hospital appointments and the stress this can cause if appointments run late. Rossanna has advised that she has spoken to PALS and if have an appointment with your cared for, for any of the local hospitals i.e. Halton, Warrrington, Whiston or St Helens if you telephone the PALS department they will help to ensure your appointment runs smoothly.

PALS stands for Patient Advice and Liaison Services – It is available to assist with any concerns you may have with the healthcare you are receiving and can help resolve problems or provide independent advice

Warrington & Halton PALS – (01925) 275 512 or e.mail:
Whiston & St Helens PALS – Whiston – (0151) 430 1144
St Helens – (01744) 646465


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