29
Apr

Bereaved Families to receive £60K

Bereaved families of front line health & care staff to get £60,000

Bereaved families of front line health & care staff to get £60,000 Bereaved families of health & care workers on the frontline will benefit from a new life assurance scheme. Families of eligible frontline workers who die from coronavirus in the course of their work will receive a £60,000...

26
Apr

Healthy Start Scheme

Healthy Start Scheme offers Plymouth families support

Plymouth Families encouraged to check eligibility for Healthy Start Scheme Families in Plymouth are being encouraged to check their eligibility for the government’s Healthy Start Scheme. Many families’ financial circumstances have changed significantly due to COVID-19. Healthy Start offers vouchers to low-income families can use them to buy fruit,...

23
Apr

Wellbeing

Looking after your health & wellbeing whilst at home

Looking after your health & wellbeing whilst at home We are all adjusting to a new, rather strange, way of life. This can be a risk to our mental wellbeing. Here are some practical tips on how you can look after your health & wellbeing. Six tips to help...

21
Apr

Testing

CQC Books Testing Appointments For Nearly 12,500 Care Staff

CQC Books Testing Appointments For Nearly 12,500 Care Staff The CQC has been contacting care providers. They have been inviting care staff, who are self-isolating with COVID-19 symptoms, to attend an appointment for testing. The tests will take place at one of the national drive-through test centres. Plymouth’s drive-through...

19
Apr

COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign Launched

COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign Launched Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters website has launched its COVID-19 Mental Health Campaign. It focuses on looking after people’s mental wellbeing during the pandemic. With many feeling worried, anxious or isolated during these challenging times, The campaign highlights lots of things we can...

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