An Update from Us 11.04.2021

On Sunday 11 April: KEEP PROCEEDING WITH CAUTION PLEASE! Roadmap Step1b relaxations including Rule of 6/2 households outdoors in place! Great news:  tomorrow we get Step 2 relaxations. SWF Health & Social Care Group continues to work collaboratively with the Town’s GPs & Pharmacists. Since March 2020 we’ve delivered over 6350 tasks. If we maintain … Continue reading An Update from Us 11.04.2021

Spring news from Mid and North East Essex Mind

Content originally from MIND Mid and North East Essex Hello from all of us at Mid and North East Essex Mind - we're delighted to share with you our latest fundraising news and challenges coming soon in 2021!  Captain Tom 100 Celebrate Captain Tom’s amazing achievements in a special event over his birthday weekend.We’re inviting … Continue reading Spring news from Mid and North East Essex Mind

Protect, respect, connect – decisions about living and dying well during COVID-19

Content originally from Care Quality Commission From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were concerns that ‘do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ (DNACPR) decisions were being made without involving people, or their families and/or carers if so wished, and were being applied to groups of people, rather than taking into account each person’s individual circumstances. … Continue reading Protect, respect, connect – decisions about living and dying well during COVID-19

UK regulator confirms that people should continue to receive the COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca

Content originally from GOV.UK Following suspensions by some countries of the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca over suspected blood clots, the MHRA confirms that the benefits of the vaccine in preventing COVID-19 far outweigh the risks. People should still go and get their COVID-19 vaccine when asked to do so. Today the UK regulator, following a rigorous … Continue reading UK regulator confirms that people should continue to receive the COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca

Life expectancy in England in 2020

Content originally from GOV.UK Public Health England has released provisional estimates of life expectancy at birth for 2020 to show the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in England and its regions. Despite their name, these estimates of life expectancy at birth are not in fact projections or predictions of how long babies born in 2020 can actually … Continue reading Life expectancy in England in 2020

COVID-19: Reintroducing confirmatory PCR testing

Content originally from GOV.UK Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus particle isolated from a UK case of the disease Covid-19. Every day, rapid testing is helping us find cases of COVID-19 that we wouldn’t otherwise know about, breaking chains of transmission and potentially saving lives. We know that rapid tests are effective … Continue reading COVID-19: Reintroducing confirmatory PCR testing