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11.09.2020

Changes to visiting arrangements at city care homes

Visiting arrangements at Wolverhampton’s care homes have been revised following a rise in the number of cases of coronavirus in the city and neighbouring local authority areas. Essential and compassionate visiting, either for health reasons…

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11.09.2020

Health chief’s urgent warning after sharp rise in Covid cases

A sharp rise in coronavirus infection rates in Wolverhampton over the last few days has put the city at real risk of a local lockdown. Latest data shows there were an average of 27.09 cases…

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11.09.2020

Parents and pupils urged: Help your school stay Covid-secure

Schools across the city have reopened to all pupils for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown was imposed in March – with a raft of measures in place to ensure they are as safe…

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10.09.2020

World Suicide Prevention Day

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day   In 2019 there were 5,691 recorded suicides in England and Wales.   Suicidal thoughts are more common than you might think, 1 in 5 people will experience suicidal…

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08.09.2020

New Covid-19 payment for those unable to work

From Tuesday 1 September, people on low incomes who need to self-isolate and are unable to work from home in areas with high incidence of COVID-19 will benefit from a new payment scheme.  The scheme…

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04.09.2020

Can you help give BAME woman a maternity voice?

The Black Country and West Birmingham Local Maternity and Neonatal System wants to reach out to pregnant Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women. Working with Maternity Voices Partnerships, they want to provide information about local…

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19.08.2020

Local Breast Screening Services to be Restarted

Local breast screening services are being reinstated after appointments were rescheduled due to the pandemic. Open invitations will be used to encourage patients to book appointments at a time that best suits them, focusing on…

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18.08.2020

New obesity strategy unveiled as country urged to lose weight to beat coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect the NHS

A number of measures have been announced as part of the government’s new obesity strategy.  The strategy is being launched alongside the new ‘Better Health’ campaign, led by Public Health England (PHE). The government strategy…

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22.07.2020

Healthwatch Wolverhampton Annual Public Meeting

Join us for an update on our Annual Report “Guided by You” and our upcoming priorities and projects for 2020/21. We will be joined by guest speakers from Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning…

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21.07.2020

July Newsletter Is Out Now

Our July Newsletter is now available to view here

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