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An update from SASSOT - 31 March 2020

Tue 31 Mar 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 

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

Tue 31 Mar 2020

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.

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

Tue 31 Mar 2020

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.

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Problems getting to or topping up your prepayment meter

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus - if you can’t top up your prepayment meter

Tell your supplier if you can’t get to a shop to top up because you’re ill with coronavirus or following guidance to ‘self-isolate’. You’ll find their contact details on their website or on your bill.

They’ll try to help you find other ways to keep your energy supply connected. For example: 

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Fraud & Cyber Crime – Covid-19 Update 30th March 2020

Tue 31 Mar 2020

‘Beware fraud and scams during Covid-19 pandemic fraud

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

Tue 31 Mar 2020

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.

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Children’s wards at Queen’s Hospital Burton to be temporarily relocated to Royal Derby Hospital as part the COVID-19 (coronavirus) response

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Provided by Krishna Kallianpur, Interim Executive Chief Nurse

The NHS is currently facing an unprecedented situation regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. University Hospitals of Derby and Burton is taking measures to maintain safe staffing levels, due to increasing numbers of NHS staff who are self-isolating, and to meet the additional demands on services.

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Changes to Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) based at Royal Stoke

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Provided by UHNM Communications Team​

From this week (30 March) a number of temporary changes will be made to services to ensure that both of our hospitals, patients and our staff remain as safe as possible.

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Lichfield Coronavirus Relief Fund - Lichfield District Council

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Lichfield District Council has launched an appeal to raise funds to support people and communities across Lichfield District that have been affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Lichfield District is a caring community and as COVID-19 causes more people to stay at home, people naturally want to help others.

Across the district many people are being advised to self-isolate themselves from their communities to limit the spread of the virus. This inevitably presents a number of challenges.

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Lichfield Coronavirus Relief Fund

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Lichfield District Council has launched an appeal to raise funds to support people and communities across Lichfield District that have been affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Lichfield District is a caring community and as COVID-19 causes more people to stay at home, people naturally want to help others.

Across the district many people are being advised to self-isolate themselves from their communities to limit the spread of the virus. This inevitably presents a number of challenges.

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