Coronavirus updates

13.08.2020

New patient experience survey launched about the impact of Coronavirus

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre has launched a new patient experience survey to hear about our patients’ experiences of cancer care during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic . Patient experience is hugely important to The Clatterbridge Cancer…

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10.08.2020

Additional rules on face covering from 8th Aug

The requirement to wear a face covering will be extended to cover more venues from 8th August.  The changes will focus on indoor settings where you are likely to come into contact with people you…

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04.08.2020

Government and NHS need to prepare for rising tide of mental health difficulties this winter, says Centre for Mental Health briefing

The NHS needs to prepare now to respond to a rising tide of mental health difficulties as a result of Covid-19 this winter, according to the latest forecast by Centre for Mental Health. The second…

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04.08.2020

Your Covid Recovery – new website to support your recovery after COVID-19

Evidence shows that a significant proportion of post COVID-19 patients are likely to have significant ongoing health problems, notably breathing difficulties, tiredness and cough, reduced muscle function, reduced ability to undertake physical activity and psychological…

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03.08.2020

Should a person with dementia wear a face mask for coronavirus?

Due to coronavirus, many of us now wear face masks or coverings while out shopping or on public transport. Some people with dementia may not like wearing a face covering, or understand why they should…

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31.07.2020

Specialist Perinatal Service – Staying at home guide

North West Boroughs Specialist Perinatal Service have produced a ‘staying at home’ guide to support women with perinatal mental health problems during the Covid-19 pandemic. Click to download – Staying at home: supporting you with your…

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31.07.2020

Updated COVID-19 advice for people in the North-West of England

FIND OUT ABOUT THE RESTRICTIONS FOR PEOPLE WHO LIVE, WORK OR TRAVEL IN PARTS OF THE NORTH-WEST. The Government has announced restrictions to reduce social contact by residents in Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire….

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30.07.2020

Getting the most out of the virtual health and care experience

Working with National Voices and Traverse, Healthwatch England has put together some tips on how to get the most out of the virtual health and care appointments both for patients and health and care professionals….

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30.07.2020

The doctor will zoom you now

The pandemic has seen a rapid roll-out of virtual NHS consultations. Working with National Voices and Traverse, Healthwatch have found out how they are working for people, and created tips on how to get the…

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28.07.2020

What you need to know when visiting a care home (new guidance for COVID-19)

  The arrival of COVID-19 has meant that a number of restrictions have been placed on care homes to prevent the spread of infection and ensure the health and safety of both care workers and…

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