Merseyside Police were called today on Monday 29th May, to reports that a body had been found in a lake in SouthportRead the full story ›
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust has revealed that its computer systems are back to normal after Friday's cyber-attack.
The Trust runs Ormskirk and District General Hospital, Southport and Formby District General Hospital and provides healthcare in the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.
Therese Patten, Chief Operating Officer, said:
The Trust staff have been working tirelessly to return computer systems and clinical services back to normal since Friday’s cyber-attack on the NHS.
We reduced the number of planned services earlier in the week to ensure we continued to provide safe care for our patients.
From tomorrow all our services are returning to normal and patients with appointments should now attend as usual. There may, however, be some delays in clinics and we apologise in advance for these.
We will be in contact with patients whose appointments were stood down and, again, our apologies for the disruption caused to your care which was beyond our control.
Southport Lib Dem MP John Pugh won't contest the snap general election
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The man took their three iPhones and rode away on a small grey and black BMX style bike onto Linaker Street.Read the full story ›
A new heart scan which enables doctors to diagnose coronary heart disease without the need for invasive tests has been hailed a success.
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital have been trialling the new technology which creates a 3D simulation of the heart so that doctors can see if any arteries are blocked.
For John Roberts from Southport, its transformed his life.
Some months ago he was told some of his arteries were 90 percent blocked but now he's getting ready to run a half marathon. Our correspondent Amy Welch has been to meet him.
- For more information on John's fundraising campaign visit his JustGiving page.
A woman from Southport who used to be homeless will speak about her experience in front of a group of MPs at the Houses of Parliament.Read the full story ›
A Lancashire decorator is planning to paint the town red after scooping £13,599 from a wager of just 25 pence.Read the full story ›
Three-time Olympic swimmer Fran Halsall has decided to hang up her goggles and step away from the pool.Read the full story ›
An investigation has been launched after two vehicles were damaged in a suspected arson attack in Southport.Read the full story ›
Police say two missing teenagers from Merseyside have been found "safe and well."
Ellie Pritchard, aged 14, and Danielle Littlewood, 13, had last been seen on Friday at Southport Train Station.