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  • COVID-19 PPE for Individual Employers Post March 2023

    COVID-19 PPE for Individual Employers Post March 2023

    The Disability Sheffield COVID-19 PPE Service will be ending on 31st March 2023. From April 2023, Individual Employers will be able to access COVID-19 PPE by registering with the NHS PPE Portal. PPE ordered from the portal is free of charge until 31 March 2024 or until stocks are depleted.

  • Covid-19, Disablism And Systemic Racism Survey

    Covid-19, Disablism And Systemic Racism Survey

    The Commission on COVID-19, Disablism and Systemic Racism was launched to explore how the worst impacts of COVID-19 have fallen on Disabled people, and even more so on Disabled people from Black, Asian, and minoritised ethnic groups. It seeks the evidence needed to hold the UK government to account over failings during the pandemic, and in building solutions for transformative and sustainable change in social care.The deadline for submissions is Friday 30 September.

  • Community Update on Covid

    Community Update on Covid

    The NHS in Sheffield is reassuring people that a new variant of Covid-19 has not reached Britain but are warning us to still take precautions to prevent being infected with the ones already in circulation. Read their latest Community Health Update.

  • Disability Groups Respond to Covid Inquiry

    Disability Groups Respond to Covid Inquiry

    The horrifying impact of the Covid pandemic on Disabled people risks being ‘airbrushed out of history’, Disability Rights UK and its partners have warned ahead of the looming public inquiry. The warning comes in a formal response to the inquiry’s draft terms of reference drafted by law firm Bhatt Murphy Solicitors on behalf of DRUK and a number of disabled people’s organisations.

  • Free Covid-19 Testing for Higher Risk People

    Free Covid-19 Testing for Higher Risk People

    People who have compromised immune systems still have access to free LFD testing and Covid-19 treatments such as antiviral drugs. You will be contacted via phone or email to identify you as part this group. If you haven’t been contacted by mid-April and believe you should be part of this group, contact your GP or hospital consultant.

  • New Treatments for Covid-19

    New Treatments for Covid-19

    The NHS is offering new antibody and antiviral treatments to people with coronavirus (COVID-19) who are at highest risk of becoming seriously ill.The treatments can help some people manage their COVID-19 symptoms and reduce the risk of becoming seriously ill. They are for people who have not been admitted to hospital and at highest risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19.

  • Free LFD Testing Ends This Month

    Free LFD Testing Ends This Month

    There’s still time to get or order Covid 19 Rapid lateral Flow (LFD) tests but only until the end of this month! Free LFD testing for the general public will end on 1 April. You will be able to order LFD tests for free only until 31 March.

  • Free Cab to Grab a Jab

    Free Cab to Grab a Jab

    You can now call for a free taxi service for Sheffield residents to and from Covid-19 vaccination/booster appointments or walk ins. Your trip there and back will be paid for by Sheffield City Council. Call City Taxis on 0114 235 8997 to book with code SCC vaccine. Accessible vehicles suitable for both manual and electric wheelchairs are available, please specify when booking.

  • Sensory Vaccination Clinic Date for Teenagers

    Sensory Vaccination Clinic Date for Teenagers

    Do you have a child with additional needs who has not been able to access their teenage Covid vaccinations? If so the Sheffield Children’s Vaccinations and Immunisations Team are holding a relaxed sensory session for children with additional needs and their families at The Concord Sports Centre, Shiregreen Lane, S5 6AE on Saturday 5th March from 9.30am to 3pm.

  • Living with Covid Plan

    Living with Covid Plan

    The Prime Minister has announced an end to all remaining Covid restrictions in England, including the legal requirement to self-isolate. Some changes will come into effect on 24 April, others not until 1 April.Disability Rights UK has stated that the ‘removal of restrictions without consideration of those still at risk is genuinely horrifying’.

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