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What sessions can you come to in May at Ace Anglia’s Talk Health and Wellbeing?

Talk Health and Wellbeing Virtual online meetings every Wednesday at 2:00PM Wednesday 5th May 2021: Cancer with the cancer care navigators and  the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre Manager at Ipswich Hospital. Wednesday … Read Article about What sessions can you come to in May at Ace Anglia’s Talk Health and Wellbeing?

NHS Complaint Standards: Summary of expectations

The NHS Complaint Standards set out how organisations providing NHS services should approach complaint handling. They apply to NHS organisations in England and independent healthcare providers who deliver NHS-funded care. The Standards are … Read Article about NHS Complaint Standards: Summary of expectations

Active April 2021

Keeping active is a great way to boost our mental wellbeing. So this month, Action for Happiness are encouraging everyone to get moving and get outdoors as much as possible. Whatever your circumstances, you can find your own simple ways to be … Read Article about Active April 2021

Annual Health Check workshop

A virtual online workshop to learn more about Annual Health Checks. Do you live in Suffolk, have a learning disability and are over the age of 14? Then you can have an Annual Health Check. Ace Anglia, in partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS … Read Article about Annual Health Check workshop

PCPLD Network Podcast: Ep. 4 ‘When Deaths Go Wrong: The Story of Richard Handley’

Listen to Sheila Handley @PinguG talk with @TuffreyWijne about her son Richard, who had Down syndrome and died of constipation. In this episode Sheila Handley tells the story of her son Richard, who died in 2012 from constipation at the age of … Read Article about PCPLD Network Podcast: Ep. 4 ‘When Deaths Go Wrong: The Story of Richard Handley’

Do Not Resuscitate? DNACPR & people with learning disabilities

An event part of the PCPLD Network webinar series About this Event The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed huge problems with the way Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions are made, understood and communicated with people … Read Article about Do Not Resuscitate? DNACPR & people with learning disabilities

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)

Know your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Every two minutes someone finds out that they have Type 2 diabetes, a potentially serious health condition that can cause long-term health problems. It can lead to sight loss, kidney failure, loss of a limb, and makes you at least twice as likely to … Read Article about Know your risk of Type 2 diabetes

Leading Lives Community Benefit Fund

"The 2021 Community Benefit Fund is Open for Applications! We will be offering funding from £200 to £3000 to aid recovery post-COVID. The application period runs from 1st March to 16th April 2021. Find out more and apply at: … Read Article about Leading Lives Community Benefit Fund

What to do when you have Type 2 diabetes: an easy-read guide

Diabetes UK have made an easy-read guide to support people who have type 2 diabetes. You can view and download the guide by clicking the link below. … Read Article about What to do when you have Type 2 diabetes: an easy-read guide

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

Using a pulse oximeter to check you are OK

If you get coronavirus your doctor may give you a pulse oximeter to check you are OK. This is an easy-read guide to explain how to use a pulse oximeter and how to record the information you get from it. You can download the file by clicking … Read Article about Using a pulse oximeter to check you are OK

Free PPE extended to June 2021

Eligible health and social care providers can order PPE through the portal to meet the increased need that has arisen as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The PPE portal can be used by social care and primary care providers to get … Read Article about Free PPE extended to June 2021