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Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic

About the event On Friday 25th June, 1pm to 2pm, Suffolk and Norfolk NHS Foundation Trust are holding an online event called: Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic. The event will be a … Read Article about Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic

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

Suffolk User Forum newsletter – Connect

Suffolk User Forum have published their latest newsletter. "Find out what we’ve been up to over the past year and how things have been working differently for us throughout the pandemic. We also feature the latest news and events from changes to … Read Article about Suffolk User Forum newsletter – Connect

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

Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services: BSL summary video

House of Commons Committees The Women and Equalities Committee launched an inquiry into unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services. This inquiry looked in more detail at ways of easing some of the problems disabled people … Read Article about Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services: BSL summary video

Suffolk Police – community update, 7th January 2021

Please see update below from the Suffolk Police Chief Superintendent, Kim Warner: "It maybe a new year but the current Covid-19 pandemic and its associated challengesremains and continues to face us all. The government announcement of a third … Read Article about Suffolk Police – community update, 7th January 2021

People with learning disabilities ‘haven’t been able to have the right support’ in pandemic

Public Health England figures show that during the first wave of the pandemic, 18 to 34-year-olds with learning disabilities were up to 30 times more likely to die from Covid-19 than the same age group in the general population. Channel 4 spoke to … Read Article about People with learning disabilities ‘haven’t been able to have the right support’ in pandemic

Peter and friends experience of covid-19: for people with intellectual or learning disabilities and/or autism

A free book about the experiences of people with learning disabilities and/or autism during the pandemic - 'Peter and Friends talk about Covid-19 and having a learning disability and/or autism'. From an idea from Peter Cronin, London South Bank … Read Article about Peter and friends experience of covid-19: for people with intellectual or learning disabilities and/or autism

Working together and taking action through lockdown

For Advocacy Week 2020, Ace Anglia tell their story about how they adjusted and carried on working together and taking action during lockdown. As a self-advocacy organisation Ace Anglia's priority has always been to support people with a learning … Read Article about Working together and taking action through lockdown

The NHS COVID-19 app: privacy notice

This privacy notice relates to the national rollout of the NHS COVID-19 app developed to contribute towards the response of the coronavirus outbreak. The app is part of NHS Test and Trace, overseen by the UK Department of Health and Social Care … Read Article about The NHS COVID-19 app: privacy notice

Making our Voice Count – How your feedback helps make change happen

Over the last few months Suffolk User Forum have been speaking to many of their members on a regular basis and continuing to gather and report on feedback about mental health services during the pandemic. Suffolk User Forum are now producing … Read Article about Making our Voice Count – How your feedback helps make change happen

COVID-19 guidance: Can I share a private vehicle with someone from another household?

Can I share a private vehicle with someone from another household? The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership have created easy-read guidance about the latest Coronavirus rules. You can download the booklet below. Full guidance: You … Read Article about COVID-19 guidance: Can I share a private vehicle with someone from another household?