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16.04.2020

Sandwell Together Keeping in touch by phone or Facetime

  Sandwell Together Keeping in touch by phone or Facetime For people who are socially isolating (either short term or for the duration of the corona emergency). This includes vulnerable people in care homes where…

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25.03.2020

Changes to urgent out of hours dental care

Changes to urgent out of hours dental care (from NHS England and NHS Improvement – Midlands) Over the last two years, NHS England has undertaken engagement and consultation with people in the West Midlands over…

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24.03.2020

Safeguarding Adults for people self-isolating

Safeguarding adults info for self-isolating Volunteers Community Groups (Covid-19 Poster)-converted word

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12.03.2020

Statement – Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Following the recent growing spread of confirmed cases making it likely that community transmission will increase, and advice from Healthwatch England, we have carefully risk assessed the situation and the following will apply from Monday…

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10.03.2020

Coronavirus

SignHealth has translated this information from Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care. What is Coronavirus? How do I avoid getting sick or spreading the virus? What are the symptoms of…

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10.03.2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): What is social distancing?

Public Health Matters blog from GOV.UK Coronaviruses can be spread when people with the virus have close, sustained contact with people who are not infected. This typically means spending more than 15 minutes within two…

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10.03.2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

(from Public Health England) We have made it easy for you to find all the information and resources you need to support our campaigns in the Campaign Resource Centre. See the information and resopurces HERE

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05.03.2020

Coronavirus – a statement from Black Country Directors of Public Health

A joint statement from the four Directors of Public Health for the Black Country. Council health leads in the Black Country have moved to reassure members of the public that plans are in place in…

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03.03.2020

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Focus Group

Are you deaf or hard of hearing and would like to share your experiences of health and social care services in Sandwell ?  The next meeting on 31st March at 2.00 pm we will be…

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03.03.2020

How to cope as a young carer

Being a young carer can sometimes be overwhelming. The Mix gives essential support to the under 25’s gives some good tips. Find out by clicking HERE

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