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16.11.2020

Together We’re Better Stakeholder Update

  This week the Together We’re Better welcomes Prem Singh as the Independent Chair of the shadow Integrated Care System (ICS) for  Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. As Independent Chair, Prem will play a key role in…

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16.11.2020

Covid-19 Mobile Testing Unit locations for November

Date MTU 1 MTU 2 Saturday 14th November Tamworth – Sir Robert Peel B78 3NG   Sunday 15th November Tamworth – Sir Robert Peel B78 3NG   Monday 16th November Lichfield WS13 6QG JCB – Cheadle ST10…

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12.11.2020

Join our Public Healthwatch Advisory Board meeting

Healthwatch Staffordshire will be holding their Public Advisory Board meeting on Tuesday 24th November 10.30am – 12.00pm. The CCG’s Medical Director, Dr Steve Fawcett, will be updating us about the future of NHS111 and what…

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09.11.2020

Together we’re better Stakeholder Update

On Saturday 31 October the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, addressed the nation and expressed his intentions of moving England into a second national lockdown. On Wednesday this week that intention was confirmed, as MPs voted…

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09.11.2020

Help us Help you ‘Abdominal Cancers’

Today, NHS England and NHS Improvement, together with Public Health England, are launching the ‘Abdominal Cancers’ phase of the ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign, to highlight that persistent tummy troubles could be signs of cancer….

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03.11.2020

The Dove Service, Covid-19 Grief and loss support,

The Coronavirus pandemic has meant more people are struggling with grief and loss, perhaps in isolation. You may not have been able to be with your loved one when they died or may not have…

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02.11.2020

Children and Young People’s Autism Service (South Staffordshire) update

Recruitment The team has been further bolstered over the past couple of weeks, with James Lafferty  having joined us as an Assistant Psychologist – meaning we now have 4 full-time Assistant Psychologists in the service…

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02.11.2020

Together We’re Better Tier 2 Update

On Thursday, it was announced that from 00:01am tomorrow (Saturday 31 October) Staffordshire will be placed into the tier 2 ‘high’ alert category. Stoke-on-Trent has also been in this category for almost a week and…

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27.10.2020

Improve hospital discharge now before winter to manage second peak of Covid-19, warn Red Cross and Healthwatch England

New report shows patients grateful to hard working doctors, nurses and care staff for continuing to deliver compassionate care in difficult circumstances. But investigation into new hospital discharge processes shows significant proportion (82%) of patients…

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26.10.2020

Together We’re Better Stakeholder Update

You will have no doubt already heard about the three-tiered COVID-19 alert levels, which were introduced last week and will be getting to grips with what they mean. On Thursday, Stoke-on-Trent City Council applied to…

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