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Thursday, 6 August 2020 - 11:18am

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman have published their Annual Review of Local Government Complaints for 2

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Tuesday, 28 July 2020 - 9:47am

Families and friends can start to be reunited with their loved ones in care homes in England, the government has said, as it publishes new guidance.

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Monday, 27 July 2020 - 4:00pm

The Government’s new Obesity Strategy to get the nation fit and healthy, protect themselves against COVID-19 and protect the NHS includes a:

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Friday, 24 July 2020 - 10:25am

Today, face coverings will be mandatory in additional enclosed public spaces  including shops, supermarkets, shopping centres and transport hubs.  There is evidence to suggest that, when used correctly, face coverings may reduce the likelihood of someone with the infection passing it on to others

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Friday, 24 July 2020 - 9:16am

The Government has published new guidance on visiting arrangements for care homes.  The guidance recommends a local approach to decision making on visits, to take into account local spikes, risks, PPE and testing availability etc.  It has been advised that a visiting policy should be developed in

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Thursday, 16 July 2020 - 12:20pm

People with learning disabilities or autism who could be better supported in their community will have their discharges from hospital accelerated.

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Thursday, 16 July 2020 - 11:58am

A major new review into improving health outcomes in babies and young children has launched.  Led by Early Years Health Adviser Andrea Leadsom MP, the review will look at reducing inequalities in young children from birth to age 2-and-a-half, aiming to ensure every baby is given the best possible

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Thursday, 16 July 2020 - 11:39am

Over 120,000 volunteers tested across England between 1 May and 1 June as part of the country’s largest study into coronavirus.  The research shows the rates of infection fell during May, the last month of lockdown, halving every 8 to 9 days.

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Wednesday, 8 July 2020 - 4:32pm

While NHS and social care services are doing everything that they can to support you and your loved ones, they need our help to know how they can improve.

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Monday, 6 July 2020 - 1:45pm

The new ‘Your COVID Recovery’ service forms part of NHS plans to expand access to COVID-19 rehabilitation treatments for those who have survived the virus but still have problems with breathing, mental health problems or other complications.  

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