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02.08.2021

New dates for Covid Vaccine walk in clinics.

Please note that all second doses are only available after 8+ weeks of your first vaccination, if you attend a walk-in clinic before the 8 weeks, you will be turned away.   Site Date/time For…

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02.08.2021

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent COVID-19 Vaccination Programme | Stakeholder Bulletin

Our focus on overcoming vaccine hesitancy and complacency continues, as we work on encouraging people to come forward. This includes those aged 18-29, members of ethnic minority communities and pregnant women, particularly when some in…

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30.07.2021

Closure of home births across Staffordshire

As you will be aware the current demand for NHS services has risen exponential and locally we are working hard across the healthcare system to meet the needs of local people as quickly and as…

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27.07.2021

Shortfall in plasma donors in Birmingham – lack of awareness after 23 year gap   

    NHS Blood and Transplant has launched its first national campaign for people to donate plasma for medicines. Plasma donation only restarted in April after a gap of more than 20 years and few…

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27.07.2021

Head chiefs call for Covid effort to continue as cases fall

Staffordshire’s health chiefs have encouraged residents and businesses to continue their efforts to reduce the spread of the virus. The seven-day period to 22 July saw the number of Covid cases in the county fall…

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26.07.2021

CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO HELP PUBLIC GET HEALTHY THIS SUMMER

• New survey reveals over 4 in 10 (41%) adults say they put on weight since the start of lockdown in March 2020, with weight gain averaging at over half a stone (4.1kg) • Majority…

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26.07.2021

New ‘Better health’ campaign set to launch helping adults to lose weight

On Monday 26th July, Public Health England is launching the latest Better Health campaign, to encourage adults across the nation to lose any excess weight, eat more healthily and get active this summer. The new…

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23.07.2021

My Pregnancy Notes gives mum extra control of birth, pregnancy and their baby’s early days.

      From later this month expectant mums and mums with young children will be able to access and update their pregnancy record for the first time. My pregnancy Notes is a web-based system…

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20.07.2021

NHS Covid Pass

An NHS COVID Pass shows your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination details or test results. This is your COVID-19 status. You may be asked to show your pass to travel abroad, or at events and venues in…

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20.07.2021

Keep getting jabbed and tested Tamworth people urged

Following a borough-wide push over the weekend, people in Tamworth are being urged to carry on getting vaccinated and tested. Walk in Covid jabs and extra testing has been available over the last few days…

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