Coronavirus updates

29.05.2020

Maternity support during COVID-19

How does coronavirus affect pregnancy?  According to the NHS, it’s expected that most pregnant women will experience mild or moderate cold or flu-like symptoms.  Pregnant women have been placed in the ‘vulnerable group’ by the…

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26.05.2020

What’s new when it comes to COVID-19?

We take a look at some of the key recent announcements that you should be aware of.   Testing being extended The Government announced this week that antibody tests will be extended for health and…

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14.05.2020

Halton and Warrington COVID Patient Advice Line 

Warrington and Halton CCGs  have launched a new COVID Patient Advice Line.  It can help answer any questions you may have during the Coronavirus outbreak about:  Any current changes to health services How to access…

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13.05.2020

Public advised to cover faces in enclosed spaces

The public is advised to consider wearing face coverings in enclosed public spaces such as shops, trains and buses to help reduce the spread of coronavirus. People who use public transport or visit shops should…

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13.05.2020

Ensuring the transport network is safe to use

New guidance published yesterday (12 May 2020) provides advice on how passengers should make journeys safely, following the publication of the government’s roadmap and strategy for the next phase of the pandemic. It urges people…

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13.05.2020

New Government strategy: Stay alert

The Government has set out the plans for moving to the next phase of its response to the virus. The main changes to the top line advice includes: Stay at home as much as possible Work…

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04.05.2020

What is domestic abuse and how can I get support?

If you are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse, or are worried about someone who might be, find out where you can go for advice and help. Women’s Aid defines domestic abuse as…

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04.05.2020

Guide Dogs charity launch helpline

  Guide Dogs have launched a new phone line for people with sight loss and their families, to help support them during the coronavirus outbreak.     Guide Dogs are providing answers and information for people…

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30.04.2020

Widnes and Runcorn Cancer Support Group service offer

Widnes and Runcorn Cancer Support Group is still operating and available for anyone affected by cancer, including patients, carers, friends and family. Our offer is: Inbound and outbound listening/support line Weekly check-in/wellbeing calls Telephone counselling…

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29.04.2020

Halton Children’s Centres support during Covid-19

  During COVID 19 Halton Children’s Centres are closed to the general public.  But continue to offer support to the most vulnerable families. There is a new online registration form which must be completed by…

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