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  • Sheffield Community Health Update

    Sheffield Community Health Update

    NHS Sheffield CCG has become part of the new NHS South Yorkshire Integrated Care Board. Their latest community news includes details of the new GP access service starting on 1 October and a Covid-19 and flu update plus the last chance to have your say on Sheffield GPs’ plans to move into new buildings before the public consultation closes next week.

  • 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.

  • NHS Sheffield Community Survey Findings

    NHS Sheffield Community Survey Findings

    NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group and Sheffield City Council are working together to develop plans for next year to help make the people of Sheffield healthier and stay independent, safe and well. The CCG has released a report based on its consultation findings with residents from across Sheffield including work undertaken by Disability Sheffield and other Voluntary, Community and Faith sector organisations, to gain feedback from diverse groups of people.

  • 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.

  • Lived Experience Roles

    Lived Experience Roles

    Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust provide a range of mental health, learning disability and substance misuse services to the people of Sheffield.The Trust is delivering a series of human rights training for their staff and are seeking people with lived experience of their service to coproduce and co-deliver the training modules. The lived experience roles are available as paid or volunteer roles.

  • NHS Communication Methods Should Support Disabled People

    NHS Communication Methods Should Support Disabled People

    New research by Healthwatch England has found that some patients receiving remote consultations found them to be inaccessible. It suggests that there should be no blanket roll out of video conferencing and urged the NHS “to use the right blend of communication for specific patients, blending text, phone, email, video and in-person.”

  • NHS Health at Home Campaign

    NHS Health at Home Campaign

    The Health at Home campaign signposts the public to the information they need to contact their GP, order repeat prescriptions, manage their wellbeing and existing conditions – without having to leave home. One of the links in the site takes you to ‘Health Unlocked’ with over 700 online communities if you wish to connect with people who have a similar health condition.

  • Launch of Test And Trace To Fight Covid-19

    Launch of Test And Trace To Fight Covid-19

    Thousands of contact tracers are making their first phone calls to track down people who will be told to self-isolate under new test and trace schemes in England and Scotland. Tracers will text, email or call people who test positive with coronavirus and ask who they have had contact with. The new NHS Test and Trace service has the capacity to trace 10,000 contacts per day. The Gov.UK website provides an overview of how the new scheme works.

  • NHS Volunteering 'Army' Up and Running

    NHS Volunteering 'Army' Up and Running

    Are you self-isolating and in need of support? If so more help is now at hand thanks to the fantastic nationwide response to calls for volunteers at the start of the Coronavirus outbreak.If you are currently not supported and need some help with shopping, a prescription collection or a friendly chat you can call on NHS Volunteer Responders for assistance.

  • Tell The CQC About Your Care

    Tell The CQC About Your Care

    The NHS has never been under more pressure than it is today – and people who live with a disability or long term health condition need to be confident that we get the treatment and service that we need. The Care Quality Commission are asking disabled people and their families to share with them their experiences through their Tell Us about Your Care Campaign.

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