People with Coronavirus that fall into high-risk groups are to be given devices to monitor their blood oxygen levels from home, as part of an innovative ‘Covid Virtual Ward’ scheme.
Lockdown is having a major impact on how people grieve. Janey from Bristol lost her husband Dave in October but with the help of our Palliative Care Home support team, Dave was able to leave hospital and die peacefully at home.
Despite the outpouring of love for the NHS over the last year, unfortunately staff are still dealing with abusive and intimidating behaviour from patients.
Sirona are now taking referrals from GPs for people whose long Covid symptoms are significantly impacting how they are able to function in day-to-day life.
One of our staff has bravely spoken out about surviving Covid-19 but tragically losing her husband to the virus. Her story is part of a new campaign of short films that portray the real-life experiences of people suffering the effects of coronavirus.
As part of National Grief Awareness Week, we asked our Health Link workers to talk about cultural attitudes towards death and how Covid-19 has impacted the grieving process.
As England has gone into a second lockdown, a wealth of online resources have been created in community languages about Covid-19 and lockdown.