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02.12.2020

Making a Christmas bubble with friends and family

  The festive period is an important time for many people of all faiths and none who come together over the holidays. The UK Government and Devolved Administrations recognise that people will want to be…

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02.12.2020

COVID-19: What you need to know when visiting a care home

Take a look at what the guidance around visiting your loved ones in care homes means in practice.     New government guidance recognises how important it is to allow care home residents to safely…

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02.12.2020

‘Contacting 111 first will get you the right treatment more quickly’, says Devon doctor introducing new service

    People who contact NHS 111 by phone or online, at any time of day or night, will now get quicker clinical advice and care before they visit an Emergency Department. An improved system…

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30.11.2020

‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign urges people living in South West England not to ignore persistent tummy troubles

People with persistent stomach problems living in the South West are being urged to get checked for cancer as part of the NHS and Public Health England’s  ‘Help Us Help You’ campaign. TV adverts and…

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30.11.2020

Light up a life to remember a loved one and help those facing their last Christmas

    A local charity that’s pulled out all the stops to continue its vital service for terminally ill patients and their families, despite the huge challenges of doing so during the pandemic, is calling…

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26.11.2020

All of Devon has been placed in Tier 2 of the Government’s new coronavirus restrictions.

It means the county will not be placed under the strictest regime of Covid restrictions once the current lockdown period ends – but is still on high alert. The new system is similar to but…

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26.11.2020

New facility for grieving parents opens at NDDH

Losing a baby is undoubtedly one of the hardest experiences a family can go through. To help bereaved parents during this difficult time, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust has developed a new bereavement suite in…

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25.11.2020

16 Days of Action: NHS in Devon ‘empowering people and changing lives’ by delivering expert care on domestic abuse and sexual violence

NHS services in Devon are at the forefront of expert work to identify and care for people affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence, as case numbers rise during COVID-19 pandemic. The aim is to…

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24.11.2020

Devon Carers host online events for Carers Rights Day 2020

                Whether you are a new carer or have been caring for a while, Devon Carers believe it is important you are aware of your rights and can…

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24.11.2020

Prime Minister publishes COVID Winter Plan

Original article from gov.uk   Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday (23.11.2020) published the government’s COVID Winter Plan. National restrictions to end on 2 December, with England returning to local tiers Shops, gyms, personal care, and…

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