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New vascular clinic opens in Widnes

Runcorn and Widnes World: Consultant vascular surgeon Tom Nicholas

3:47pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

A NEW vascular clinic has opened in Widnes to save patients having to travel to Warrington Hospital.

Proposed smoking ban at Halton Hospital welcomed by health charity

Runcorn and Widnes World: Stop smoking month could add weeks on to your life

12:09pm Thursday 28th November 2013

PLANS to ban smoking in all hospital grounds have been welcomed by a local health charity.

Halton men encouraged to grow a beard and save lives

Runcorn and Widnes World: Halton residents invited to grow a beat and help beat bowel cancer

11:57am Thursday 28th November 2013

A HAIR-RAISING charity campaign is urging men to grow beards in December and help save lives.

Unique display warns Halton residents of the dangers of lung cancer

Runcorn and Widnes World: Visitors explore the mega lungs at Runcorn Shopping Centre

3:30pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

THE world’s only portable, inflatable walk-through lung exhibit came to Halton to warn residents of the dangers of cancer.

Halton diabetes patients urged to get free flu jab

Runcorn and Widnes World: A patient receiving a flu vaccination jab

3:12pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

HALTON diabetes patients are putting their lives at risk because they are not having their free flu jab.

Halton against Hate carnival hailed a success

Runcorn and Widnes World: African dancers performing

12:40pm Saturday 2nd November 2013

A CARNIVAL themed Halton Against Hate has been hailed a success.

Giant lungs coming to Halton to highlight the symptoms of cancer

Runcorn and Widnes World: Shocking statistics behind schoolchildren's smoking habit

4:23pm Thursday 31st October 2013

A GIANT pair of 12ft-high inflatable lungs will be visiting Runcorn and Widnes as part of lung cancer awareness month.

Halton smokers congratulated for quitting

Runcorn and Widnes World: LEGAL CHANGE: Change proposed for electronic cigarettes

12:10pm Thursday 31st October 2013

MORE than 9,000 people across Cheshire and Merseyside joined a quarter of a million people in the UK to give up cigarettes during the stop smoking challenge, Stoptober.

Halton residents talk about mental health to help other sufferers

Runcorn and Widnes World: Representatives from Halton Health Improvement Team, Halton Clinical Commissioning Group and Halton Council launch the new campaign

11:55am Thursday 31st October 2013

HALTON has the highest rate of depression in the north west.

Halton residents invited to take part in a survey on sexual health services

Runcorn and Widnes World: Back pain during pregnancy

4:42pm Thursday 10th October 2013

HALTON residents are invited to help shape the future of local sexual health services.

New technology offers Halton breast cancer patients early detection

Runcorn and Widnes World: The breast services team at Whiston Hospital with the new specimen imaging system, Whiston Hospital

4:17pm Thursday 10th October 2013

CANCERS which cannot be seen with the naked eye can now be detected with new state of the art equipment.

Halton smokers urged to quit

Runcorn and Widnes World: Mark Quinn

3:12pm Wednesday 18th September 2013

SMOKERS in Halton are encouraged to quit next month as part of Stobtober, the nation’s biggest stop smoking challenge.

Website offers lifeline to Halton's depressed teenagers

Runcorn and Widnes World: Sarah Crompton

3:49pm Wednesday 4th September 2013

AN inspirational student who has battled depression is urging young people to share their fears.

Healthy living is key for next generation in Halton

Runcorn and Widnes World: Healthy living is key for next generation

2:45pm Wednesday 31st July 2013

HEALTHY lifestyles are the key to a better future and families are being urged to improve the health of young people in Halton.

Learn top tips from a professional Halton chef

Runcorn and Widnes World: Mark Carroll with two tasty dishes made from one chicken

11:40am Thursday 13th June 2013

TASTING a home cooked meal every day is a luxury many families seldom enjoy.

Learn to cook healthy dished with Halton's talented chefs

Runcorn and Widnes World: Mark Carroll with two tasty dishes made from one chicken

11:29am Thursday 13th June 2013

CREATIVE Mark Carroll, a chef for 12 years, has returned to college to complete his level three diploma.

Residents invited to the launch of Halton's new health watchdog

Runcorn and Widnes World: Jim Wilson, chairman of Healthwatch Halton

10:37am Thursday 13th June 2013

A NEW health watchdog has been created.

Innovative project encourages Halton patients to improve their health

Runcorn and Widnes World: Simon Banks, chief executive of Halton Clinical Commissioning Group

6:10pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

AN innovative project is encouraging Halton residents to improve their health by taking positive action instead of swallowing pills and potions.

Runcorn Fire Station opens free gym for heart patients

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Viking player Hep Cahill offers advice to Bill Griffiths

5:50pm Saturday 18th May 2013

AN old engine house at Runcorn Fire Station has been transformed into a fully-equipped gym.

Don't skip meals, advises Widnes Viking Danny Craven

Runcorn and Widnes World: Danny Craven

10:53am Wednesday 17th April 2013

EATING regular meals is very important to keep you fit and healthy says professional rugby player Danny Craven.

Try a Widnes Viking recipe and you could cook with the team

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings captain Jon Clarke

9:53am Wednesday 20th March 2013

YOU can win the chance to cook with Widnes Vikings.

Have a go at Hep Cahill's New Zealand soup recipe

Runcorn and Widnes World: Hep Cahill

9:50am Wednesday 20th March 2013

Hep Cahill’s recipe for ‘Boil Up’, a traditional New Zealand soup.

Cooking is great fun for all the family, says Viking player Hep Cahill

Runcorn and Widnes World: Hep Cahill

9:48am Wednesday 20th March 2013

COOKING is great fun for all the family, says professional rugby player, Hep Cahill.

Widnes Vikings captain shares his healthy food tips

Runcorn and Widnes World: Widnes Vikings captain Jon Clarke

9:31am Wednesday 13th March 2013

FOOD plays a key role in the performance of Halton’s top athletes.

World Let's Cook campaign teams up with Runcorn chef

Runcorn and Widnes World: Toby Dunne prepares a tasty stir fry

5:50pm Sunday 10th March 2013

COOKING a stir fry is quick, cheap, nutritious and fun, says Runcorn chef Toby Dunne.

Make a healthy start and have a healthy heart

Runcorn and Widnes World: Runcorn chef Toby Dunne prepares a tasty stir fry

3:50pm Friday 22nd February 2013

AS spring approaches, it’s an ideal time to try to improve our health and fitness and eat more fresh, nutritious food.

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