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26.03.2020

Children’s ward at Queen’s Hospital Burton to be temporarily relocated to Royal Derby Hospital

The NHS is currently facing an unprecedented situation regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. University Hospitals of Derby and Burton is taking measures to maintain safe staffing levels, due to increasing numbers of NHS staff who…

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26.03.2020

Shielding – What does it mean?

From 23 March 2020, the Government is contacting around 1.5 million NHS patients by letter, with guidance and information on ‘shielding’. Here’s some information to help you understand what it means. Last updated 25/03/20 People…

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26.03.2020

Children and Young People’s Autism Service (South Staffordshire update 23 March 2020 MPFT

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has issued an update on the Children and Young People’s service (South Staffordshire)  – updated 23 March 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) We intend for the service to continue during this period…

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25.03.2020

Temporary closure of Minor Injuries Unit at Cannock Chase Hospital

The Minor Injury Unit (MIU) at Cannock Chase Hospital will close temporarily from Wednesday 18th March to help staff at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust provide safe services to seriously ill patients needing urgent care…

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24.03.2020

Temporary closure of maternity unit at Samuel Johnson Community Hospital

The midwifery-led birthing unit at Samuel Johnson Community Hospital in Lichfield will temporarily close from 5pm on Thursday 19  March to help staff at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton provide safe services to women…

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24.03.2020

Temporary closure fo Minor Injuries Unit at Leek Moorlands Hospital

The Minor Injuries Unit at Leek Moorlands Hospital will close temporarily from Friday 20 March. The decision has been taken by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) in response to severe staffing shortages and low…

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24.03.2020

Staffordshire County Council Coronavirus update 23.03.20

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Coronavirus Update 23.03.20 The spread of Coronavirus across the country means we’re facing the biggest challenge of our generation. We know these are worrying times…

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17.03.2020

Coronavirus Update

Please see the organisation links below for latest updates, advice and information about Coronavirus. Healthwatch England:                  https://www.healthwatch.co.uk/advice-and-information/2020-02-13/information-coronavirus  Public Health England:                   https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england Staffordshire County Council: https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Health-wellbeing-and-leisure/Healthy-Lifestyles/Coronavirus.aspx  Clinical…

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03.03.2020

Information on Coronavirus

Read the latest advice and information from NHS England and Public Health England about the Coronavirus. What’s the risk of catching coronavirus in the UK? The NHS and Public Health England are well prepared for…

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20.01.2020

Healthwatch Staffordshire- Access to Social Care Assessments Survey

  Healthwatch Staffordshire is the independent local champion for health and social care services in Staffordshire. Part of our role is to understand the experiences of people who are using these services and to give…

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