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Disability Advice North East Suffolk coffee morning

Disability Advice North East Suffolk are running a coffee morning in Southwold on the 1st September for anyone with a disability or long term health condition, or those who care for someone who does. Do you have a long-term health condition or … Read Article about Disability Advice North East Suffolk coffee morning

19 July guidance on protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

The government has issued new guidance for anyone who has been identified as clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19. This guidance comes into effect on 19 July 2021 Who this guidance is for This guidance is for everyone in England who … Read Article about 19 July guidance on protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

Let’s Talk About Long Covid

The Suffolk Voluntary and Statutory Partnership is offering an open meeting… 'Let's Talk About Long Covid' If you would to share your experience of living with Long Covid, and/or, if you're part of a service that can help people living with Long … Read Article about Let’s Talk About Long Covid

We want to ask you…What has the pandemic been like for you?

A unique webinar from PCPLD Network: planned, produced and presented entirely by people with learning disabilities About this event They wrote this invitation to a range of people, including keyworkers and public figures: "We are the … Read Article about We want to ask you…What has the pandemic been like for you?

New rules from the 12 April

Members of the Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership have made some easy-read information about stage 2 of the easing of lockdown, explaining changes to guidance from the 12 April. You can download by clicking the link below, or you can click … Read Article about New rules from the 12 April

COVID-19 vaccine: Booking a vaccination (19 March update)

The NHS has an online service to book a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. We have made an easy-read guide. Click the blue download button to view / download. … Read Article about COVID-19 vaccine: Booking a vaccination (19 March update)

Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

In line with national guidance, appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are now being offered to eligible, unpaid carers in Suffolk and north east Essex within priority cohort 6. Eligible unpaid carers are identified by the Joint Committee for … Read Article about Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

A poster about having a lateral flow test for Covid

https://www.keepsafe.org.uk/ have made an accessible poster to help explain lateral flow tests for COVID-19. You can download the poster by clicking the blue download button below. Alternatively you can click here: … Read Article about A poster about having a lateral flow test for Covid

COVID-19: All people on learning disabilities registers to be invited for vaccine

All people on the learning disability register with their GP will be invited for Covid vaccine. This change is happening following updated advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). The learning disability … Read Article about COVID-19: All people on learning disabilities registers to be invited for vaccine

COVID-19: Roadmap out of lockdown: step 1

The Government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021’, setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership have created an easy-read guide which explains the first step of the … Read Article about COVID-19: Roadmap out of lockdown: step 1

The Gr8 Support Snapshot Survey 2 – Let’s continue to raise the voice of Support Workers/PAs!

You may know that in 2020, as the first Covid-19 Lockdown came into place, Paradigm designed a Snapshot Survey to capture the experience and feelings of Support Workers/PAs working through the pandemic. The findings of this survey led to the … Read Article about The Gr8 Support Snapshot Survey 2 – Let’s continue to raise the voice of Support Workers/PAs!

New shielding list: Who’s on extended list of Covid vulnerable people – and when they get the vaccine

The Government is adding 1.7 million more people to the shielding list, with 800,000 moved up the vaccine priority list. It means almost four million people are now being told to shield in England, with 31 March the proposed … Read Article about New shielding list: Who’s on extended list of Covid vulnerable people – and when they get the vaccine

Hospital care during the Coronavirus pandemic: hearing your stories

A message from Diabetes UK: We know that hospital care may be different to normal right now. Which is why we want to speak to people with diabetes who have been admitted to hospitalduring the coronavirus pandemic. To say thank you for your … Read Article about Hospital care during the Coronavirus pandemic: hearing your stories

Coronavirus Yellow Card reporting site

The Yellow Card scheme collects and monitors information on suspected safety concerns or incidents involving: medicines, medical devices, and e-cigarettes. The scheme relies on voluntary reporting of suspected safety concerns or incidents by … Read Article about Coronavirus Yellow Card reporting site