Coronavirus Updates

Read the latest advice and information on Coronavirus below.

The Latest Announcements and Advice From Government

Coronavirus: What you need to know – The latest announcements and advice from Government

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Easy Read Advice – MENCAP

Government Advice in 36 Different Languages

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30.03.2020 Government cracks down on spread of false coronavirus information online

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30.03.2020 COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

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29.03.2020 New advice to support mental health during coronavirus outbreak

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27.03.2020 Government launches new drive on coronavirus tests for frontline NHS staff

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27.03.2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people

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24.03.2020 What do the new restrictions mean for me? – What you should do, BBC

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The Medical Advice

The latest medical advice – NHS England

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02.03.2020 Information on Coronavirus

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27.03.2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) and high blood pressure medication

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Coronavirus advice translations

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03.04.2020 Boots Pharmacy Coronavirus advice videos

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Wolverhampton Updates

31.03.2020 Patient Transport

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31.03.2020 Changes to Dental Services in Wolverhampton

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25.03.2020 Changes to GP services and how this might affect you

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24.03.2020 Wolverhampton Council – New restrictions

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24.03.2020 Wolverhmapton Trading Standards clamping down on stores increasing prices

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12.03.2020 Healthwatch Wolverhampton Protecting our people and the public – responding to Coronavirus

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16.03.2020 Coronavirus Update from Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

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18.03.2020 City of Wolverhampton Council: Coronavirus advice and information

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19.03.2020 An update from The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust in light of Coronavirus

We have been informed that with regards to outpatient appointments, the Trust is currently ‘business as usual’ and appointments are going ahead unless the patient is contacted by the department directly.

Your NHS Needs You

Information about how to become an NHS volunteer, including delivering prescriptions, driving patients to appointments, bringing them home from hospital and making check in phone calls to people isolated at home.

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Social Distancing, Self Isolation and Shielding

23.03.2020 What’s the difference between self-isolation, social distancing and social shielding?

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29.03.2020 Staying at home and away from others (social distancing)

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23.03.2020 Guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

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23.03.2020 Guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

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23.03.2020 Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK

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23.03.2020 Government announces further measures on social distancing 

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Residential and Social Care

19.03.2020 Guidance for residential care, supported living and home care

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Pharmacy and Prescriptions

24.03.2020 Black Country Pharmacy Advice

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Employment and Benefits

23.03.2020 Guidance for employees, employers and businesses

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20.03.2020 Online Isolation Notes Launched – providing proof of coronavirus absence from work

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British Sign Language Translated Videos

12.03.2020 SignHealth British Sign Language translated videos

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Additional Advice

Changes to NHS complaints

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30.03.2020 Coronavirus: Information for people affected by dementia

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26.03.2020 Are you looking for some structure to your homeschooling?

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19.03.2020 Diabetes UK Coronavirus – advice for people living with the Diabetes

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19.03.2020 Dementia UK Online Information Hub for Dementia and Coronavirus

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17.03.2020 Advice on Coronavirus for People with Cancer

Advice on looking after your mental health

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Link – Healthwatch England

Myth Busting

18.03.2020 World Health Organisation (WHO) Coronavirus Myth Busters

30.03.2020 Government cracks down on spread of false coronavirus information online

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Useful Link

Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK Government Response

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NHS 111 Online

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NHS online

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Healthwatch England Information on Coronavirus

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Additional Updates and News

29.03.2020 First food parcels delivered to clinically vulnerable people

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24.03.2020 Blood donation is essential travel during coronavirus outbreak

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23.03.2020 Number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk in the UK

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23.03.2020 UK launches whole genome sequence alliance to map spread of coronavirus

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17.03.2020 NHS Coronavirus (Covid-19) Overview

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17.03.2020 CQC to stop routine inspections to focus on supporting providers to deliver safe care during COVID-19 pandemic

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