NHS England and Public Health England, ask “Help us, Help you”
It will come as no surprise that COVID-19 has changed the way that people are accessing NHS services. A recent survey of 2,178 people found that almost half (48%) of the public would delay or not seek medical help at all.
19 October 2020
Digital mental health and well being service for young people asks for input
Kooth, a digital mental health and wellbeing service, that offers support platforms for young people and adults, is looking to redesign their services to reduce the time between sign up and receiving support.
16 October 2020
Dementia charity launches Musical Tea month
Playlist for Life, a Music and Dementia charity, has launched a Musical Tea Campaign to help people stay connected while social distancing continues. The charity is asking people to hold various virtual musical tea events throughout October.
16 October 2020
What impact has COVID-19 had on those living with Cancer?
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the way cancer patients attend appointments with their cancer teams. The SWAG Cancer Alliance Patient Representatives want to understand what it is like from a patient's perspective.
14 October 2020
COVID-19 alert system - What is it and how does it affect you?
Yesterday evening (Monday 10 October) the Prime Minister announced a new three-tiered system of COVID Alert Levels in England. Healthwatch BANES asks, what is an alert level, and how it will affect you, and your family?
13 October 2020
Don’t wait and worry, says Macmillan GP
A Macmillan GP is urging people across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon, and Wiltshire to see their GP if they are experiencing signs or symptoms that could be cancer.
The campaign was prompted by fears of serious consequences following the sharp drop in people seeking advice from their GP about symptoms that may be cancer.
5 October 2020