Posts for Health

Covid-19 – Update 9

From the Government Communities Secretary, Robert Jenrick: I would like to update you on our response to COVID-19.   numbers As of 9 am today: 127,737 people have now been […]

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Covid -19 – update 8

Mobile/broadband support The UK’s major internet service and mobile providers, namely BT/EE, Openreach, Virgin Media, Sky, TalkTalk, O2, Vodafone, Three, Hyperoptic, Gigaclear, and KCOM have all agreed the following commitments, […]

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COVID-19 – update 7

NHS frontline staff first to benefit from Coronavirus testing   Dozens of universities, research institutes and companies across Britain are lending their testing equipment to 3 new hub laboratories which […]

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Culture at your fingertips during lockdown

Over the past week, arts and cultural organisations have launched a range of digital initiatives to ensure extraordinary national collections and performances can be enjoyed by everyone whilst following the […]

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COVID-19 – update 6

Official guidance on green spaces   The government’s priority is to save lives and the best way to protect yourself and others from illness is to stay at home. However, […]

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PM has Coronavirus

After experiencing mild symptoms yesterday, the Prime Minister was tested for coronavirus on the personal advice of England’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty. The test was carried out in […]

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The Thanks a Million campaign for the NHS

Many people were heart warmed last night by the nationwide clapping for the NHS heroes working on the front line (often with limited resources and protection) to help fight this […]

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Coronavirus leads to unprecedented demand for Childline

Childline has experienced an unprecedented demand for its services as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic starts to affect children’s lives. There have been over 900 counselling sessions with children and young […]

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COVID-19 – update 5

Coronavirus scams Yes, you guessed it, scammers are making the most of this terrible situation so don’t be fooled. Members of the public are advised to be vigilant in the […]

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Stay home, protect the NHS, save lives, says Public Health England

This is a vital campaign update from the government about Coronavirus. It supports the stay at home messaging and the importance of this. Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.

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COVID – 19 Update 4

Free parking for NHS and social care staff   The government will cover the costs of providing free car parking to NHS staff working in hospitals during this unprecedented time, […]

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COVID-19 – update 3

Government Cornavirus service on WhatsApp The UK Government has today launched a GOV.UK Coronavirus Information service on WhatsApp. The new free to use service aims to provide official, trustworthy and […]

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If visiting Cornwall, please self-isolate for 7 days

A worried Royal Cornwall Hospital doctor has created a poster pleading with recent visitors to Cornwall to isolate for seven days. Lucy Obolensky, who lives in Polzeath and works in the emergency department at […]

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Text messages being sent

The government is texting people across the UK to inform them of the new rules announced by the Prime Minister yesterday (23 March 2020). This has been made possible thanks […]

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#clapforourcarers campaign

I was sent this. Not sure it will work in my hamlet but for anyone where there is a sizeable population please show your support …

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