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Patients to get control over repeat prescribing

Local health professionals working with GP practices are calling on the public to help put patients in charge of the ordering of their repeat prescriptions. The move by NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which plans and buys health services for 204,000 people, is intended to improve safety and cut waste while saving around

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Online Fraud

People selling their items on online platforms are falling victim to a new type of advance fee fraud. This involves a fraudster, posing as a buyer, sending an email to the seller (victim), agreeing to the full asking price of the item. They state that they are unable to collect the item themselves and will

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Walking Routes to School

On 19 July the decision of Cheshire East Council Cabinet to cancel school transport to 5 schools was challenged after the decision was ‘called in’ and discussed by a scrutiny committee. Anger and dismay was expressed that personal safety was not taken into account when assessing walking routes. This meant that walking routes that were

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