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Booking vaccinations at mass vaccination centres

by Claire Young on 6 March, 2021

Not heard about a COVID vaccination yet? 56 or over, or clinically extremely vulnerable or vulnerable, eligible frontline worker, receiving Carer’s Allowance?  As well as the vaccination sessions being managed by GPs, there’s a second national system, but you can only currently use it if any of the following apply: You are aged 56 or over You […]

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Overnight closure of B4058 next week

by Claire Young on 6 March, 2021

The B4058 – that’s the main road from Winterbourne to Iron Acton – will be closed at night for resurfacing from the Latteridge traffic lights right down to the Swan at Winterbourne – from the 8th to the 11th. It will be closed between 7pm and 5am. They will be putting up signs around the area to […]

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Call for sites information published

by Claire Young on 6 March, 2021

Last year the Council undertook a “Call for Sites” exercise, where they asked landowners to put forward land that could be considered for future development in the new Local Plan. They have now published all the sites that have been submitted, which can be viewed on an interactive map. They have also published an FAQ […]

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Return to school

by Claire Young on 5 March, 2021

From Monday, pupils who haven’t been able to attend school in person during lockdown will start returning to school. If you have children at school, the school will already have been on contact to explain the arrangements. You can read the standard letter here. However each school is working differently, based on their own circumstances […]

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Vaccinations for people with a learning disability

by Claire Young on 4 March, 2021

People with a learning disability are being offered a vaccination to protect them from the worst effects of Covid-19. From next week (8 March), a clinic specifically for people with a learning disability will be offered at the Ashton Gate vaccination centre. Staff from local Community Learning Disability Teams will be on hand to ensure individuals […]

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

by Claire Young on 4 March, 2021

South Glos Council is distributing free personal protective equipment (PPE) to eligible services and providers, which now includes unpaid carers, including young carers and co-resident carers. You can order this via their online order form here.

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Surge testing extended

by Claire Young on 4 March, 2021

Surge testing in five postcode sectors in South Gloucestershire is to be extended until Sunday 14 March, in order to maximise the opportunity for anyone aged 16 and over, who is asymptomatic (without symptoms of Covid-19), and lives, works or visits someone they are in a support bubble with, in those areas, to take part […]

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More vaccine information events

by Claire Young on 3 March, 2021

Following on from this week’s vaccine information event for people with disabilities, Health Watch are offering more information sessions: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 12:30 pm – Event for pregnant and new mums Thu, 18 Mar 2021 10:00 pm – Event for older people Thu, 25 Mar 2021 – Event for LGBTQ+ people You can sign […]

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More community surge testing in South Glos

by Claire Young on 2 March, 2021

At the weekend the Department for Health and Social Care announced that South Gloucestershire will be providing additional community testing for Covid-19 for specific postcode areas in Bradley Stoke, Patchway and Little Stoke between 1st and 7th March. The postcodes are: BS32 0 BS32 8 BS32 9 BS34 5 BS34 6 Surge testing is solely […]

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Pregnant or a new mum?

by Claire Young on 27 February, 2021

Healthwatch South Gloucestershire want to hear from you if you are pregnant or a new mum. Have you recently used any Maternity Services? Whether it’s the Community Midwife, Health Visitor or a Hospital service, share you views with Healthwatch. They’re there to listen to what you liked about services and what you think could be […]

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