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Staffordshire place marketing workshops

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Staffordshire 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 now more important than ever following the enormous shock of the coronavirus to our economy and way of life.

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PPE 4 Community - Update

Tue 7 Jul 2020

PPE 4 Community a community interest company in Stoke-On-Trent was awarded funding by The Community Foundation for Staffordshire in June 2020 to donate PPE items to elderly care homes in the region.

The project was inspired by an article in the Sentinel in April about the care home manager at Safe Harbor who stated that at the time PPE Items were in high demand and short supply to his care homes. This message was repeated by many elderly care homes in the region.

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East Staffordshire Borough Council - Councillor Community Fund

Tue 7 Jul 2020

In 2020-21 the Councillor Community Fund (CCF) will continue to operate as an open-bidding fund to support small community activities and projects in East Staffordshire.

Currently there are two strands of funding available through CCF:

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Ashbourne Community Transport - WE NEED NEW TRUSTEES – CAN YOU HELP?

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Ashbourne Community Transport (ACT) is a charity traditionally providing transport services for those unable to use or access normal public transport because of disability, age-related mobility issues or because, increasingly, no such services exist, such e.g. across Derbyshire and Staffordshire’s many rural areas.

We currently provide services in High Peak, Derbyshire Dales, Staffordshire Moorlands, South Derbyshire, East Staffordshire and parts of Amber Valley.

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Recommend our trusted library of hand-picked health apps to support those in Staffordshire at risk

Fri 3 Jul 2020

During the current ongoing coronavirus outbreak, we are all adapting to new ways of delivering health and wellbeing guidance and care support to our at-risk residents.

Digital health and wellbeing apps can help older residents or those with long-term conditions to manage their health at home, but there are thousands to choose from and not all apps can be trusted to offer clinical assurance and up to date advice.

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Together We're Better Stakeholder Update: 29 June 2020

Fri 3 Jul 2020

This week we began counting down to the 72nd birthday of the NHS on Sunday 5 July, with social care also celebrating its birthday this weekend as well. To coincide with this, the famous photographer Rankin has unveiled a series of very special portraits celebrating NHS workers. The portraits feature 12 people who played a vital role in the NHS’ response to coronavirus including one of our local district nurses, Anne Roberts from Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust.

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So tell me about Staffordshire. What would you say?

Fri 3 Jul 2020

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 now more important than ever following the enormous shock of the coronavirus to our economy and way of life.  

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A birthday look back at the transformation of the NHS in our latest podcast

Fri 3 Jul 2020

As the nation prepares to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS, senior nurse Lynn Tolley talks about the transformation of the service.

In episode 12 of our podcast series Lynn remembers her own traumatic experiences as a 16-year-old mum, not knowing if her newborn had survived.

She also talks of how she stumbled into a nursing career and how she finally found her true vocation as a paediatric nurse, caring for the most seriously ill children.

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Coronavirus update for Libraries

Fri 3 Jul 2020

Staffordshire’s 43 libraries will begin a phased reopening from Monday 6 July:

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University Hospitals of Derby and Burton: Phlebotomy (blood tests)

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Blood test clinics are held at Royal Derby Hospital, London Road Community Hospital, Queen's Hospital Burton, Samuel Johnson Community Hospital and Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital. They also provide local clinics around the community to help patients who may find it difficult to travel to their hospitals.

The Phlebotomy clinic service is provided in Samuel Johnson Community Hospital's outpatients department at the below times:

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