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
Clinically extremely vulnerable receive updated guidance in line with new national restrictions
Clinically extremely vulnerable people in England have today received further guidance on keeping safe as the country introduces new national restrictions the government has announced.
5 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
Have you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus (Covid-19), but you cannot work from home?
Have you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus (Covid-19), but you cannot work from home? If you have questions about your rights and entitlements, help is available. Read on to find out more.
2 October 2020
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