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Tuesday, 27 October 2020 - 11:42am

Getting discharge right will play a vital role in reducing readmissions and keeping hospital beds free this winter. Read recommendations for urgent action in a new report published by Healthwatch England and the British Red Cross.

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Thursday, 22 October 2020 - 10:21am

From midnight on Friday 23 October Coventry will move into tier 2 of the new national risk alert system aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19.

Additional Tier 2 restrictions mean that:

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Tuesday, 13 October 2020 - 10:02am

The Government has introduced a three tiered system of local Covid Alert Levels in England to simplify and standardise local rules - the three levels are medium, high and very high.  Coventry currently fall under Local COVID Alert Level - Medium.

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Monday, 12 October 2020 - 10:21am

The Department of Health and Social Care, Public Health England (PHE) and the NHS have published a leaflet for the public, which explains why some people eligible for flu vaccination are being asked to wait to get vaccinated.

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Monday, 28 September 2020 - 2:16pm

GP practices across England will be able to refer patients with minor illnesses asking for a GP appointment for a same day consultation with a community pharmacist, as part of a new referral pathway to the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS).

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Thursday, 24 September 2020 - 2:35pm

To try and control the increase in COVID-19, the Government has announced new restrictions that come into effect this week which are likely to be in place for the next six months, including encouraging office workers to work from home, addtional places where face coverings will be needed and how

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Thursday, 24 September 2020 - 2:20pm

The NHS COVID-19 app has been launched to help notify users if they have come into contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19.

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Tuesday, 15 September 2020 - 1:40pm

A joint letter from representatives of patients, GPs and pharmacists to Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State for Health requests an amendment to medicines legislation.

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Tuesday, 15 September 2020 - 9:13am

From 14 September people in England can only meet in groups of a maximum of six people when meeting friends and family they do not live with. This applies both indoors and outdoors.

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Monday, 7 September 2020 - 3:05pm

Did you know? There are 12 million people in the UK with hearing loss, with around 70% of people over the age of 70 experiencing some form of hearing loss. It is therefore essential that health and social care professionals find effective ways to communicate during remote appointments.

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