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13.07.2020

Covid-19 Impact Survey

Do you have experience of using health and social care services during the coronavirus pandemic?   Healthwatch Stoke-on-Trent and Healthwatch Staffordshire, the local independent champions for health and social care have worked with Together We’re Better including Stoke–on–Trent City Council and Staffordshire County Council on a collaborative piece of work to devise a coronavirus impact…

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13.07.2020

Weekly stakeholder update

Face masks and coverings have been in the news again this week, with more evidence emerging about their effectiveness in helping to stop the spread of the virus. In the UK, around 23% of the…

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10.07.2020

Answer the call if contacted by Test and Trace

  People in Staffordshire are being urged to answer the call and follow the advice if contacted by NHS Test and Trace on 0300 013 5000. Now lockdown measures have eased further and businesses such…

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09.07.2020

East staffordshire District Patient Engagement Group Health service questionnaire

  East Staffordshire District Patient Engagement Group have formulated a questionnaire to gather patients’ views on health services in East Staffordshire during the COVID-19 pandemic. Responses are anonymous and the questionnaire can be accessed by pressing…

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09.07.2020

Place Branding Staffordshire

Overview The County Council is working with business leaders, our universities and other public sector partners to grow Staffordshire’s economy and create more, better paid jobs for our people. This work is more important than…

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08.07.2020

‘Because we all care’ campaign

CQC, Healthwatch and partners have joined forces to launch ‘Because We All Care’. This new campaign aims to help services identify and address quality issues, as well as support patients in response to COVID-19, by…

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07.07.2020

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent say Happy Birthday NHS.

  Communities across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent were urged to send in videos of themselves wishing the NHS a Happy 72nd Birthday on Sunday 5th July 2020. The videos were compiled into one and posted on…

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03.07.2020

Regular retesting rolled out for care home staff and residents

  Staff and residents in care homes for over 65s and those with dementia will receive regular coronavirus tests from next week as part of a new social care testing strategy.   Care home staff…

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02.07.2020

New Covid-19 testing centre opens at Toyota in Derbyshire

The Toyota factory in Burnaston where a coronavirus testing centre is now open to the public with appointments  Members of the public who want to be tested for Covid-19 can now do so at South…

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02.07.2020

Staffordshire County Council release Covid-19 Outbreak Control plan

The Covid-19 pandemic is the biggest peacetime crisis that the UK has faced in living memory and almost 50,000 people who have tested positive from the virus have sadly died. In Staffordshire, the county council,…

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