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An update from SASSOT - 31 March 2020

Provided by Jude Taylor, Director

We understand we have an important role over the coming months in supporting, not only the sector, but everyone around us. Over the past week or so we’ve been thinking really hard about the services we can offer; actions which make sense in a time when nothing else really does. We know we will need to adapt and change this as we go and we’re really keen to hear your feedback.

Initially we have identified the following priority actions:

1.   Supporting people to stay active 

Join millions of people to support scientists at King’s College London track the spread of COVID-19

Help slow the spread of COVID-19 by self-reporting your symptoms daily, even if you feel well

The COVID symptom tracker was created by doctors and scientists at King’s College London, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals working in partnership with ZOE Global Ltd – a health science company.

Are you able to participate and help deliver a programme of online culture & creativity to support this year's Staffordshire Day?

Creativity is the focus of Staffordshire Day celebrations and organisers Enjoy Staffordshire are looking to hear from artists, creatives, makers, performers, poets, writers, film makers, musicians and anyone who would like to share or showcase their skills and entertain and inform the public through a schedule of live performances, virtual gallery visits/ exhibits, readings, talks and demonstrations, or interactive workshops that people could get involved in from their living room.

Changes to Services at University Hospitals Birmingham due to COVID-19

Provided by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

As you will be aware, the NHS is currently facing an unprecedented situation regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

We are having to make some temporary changes to local NHS services, to help us care for patients and maintain safe staffing levels.

Project Everyone virtual festival offers support to charities amidst COVID-19

2 April 2020 | between 12pm - 6pm

Project Everyone is an online festival bringing charities together to share guidance, insights and expertise in the face of the current pandemic.

In the midst of this pandemic, charities throughout the UK are having to make drastic changes to the ways in which they operate and deliver their services. We will only be able to maintain our impact if we work together: sharing experience, insights and encouragement.