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02.04.2020

More than 100 businesses across Devon share spare Personal Protective Equipment

More than 100 organisations across Devon, Plymouth and Torbay have shared personal protective equipment (PPE) to strengthen the supplies available to frontline carers in the county. Last week, NHS and social care leaders in Devon…

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02.04.2020

Devon Farmer Mows Tribute to Coronavirus-Stressed Health Care Workers

A farmer in Devon, England, mowed a tribute to the UK’s National Health Service into a field on March 30 to show his appreciation for the NHS staff dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.   According…

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31.03.2020

What to do if you provide support to a family member

If you provide support to a family member This is a particularly concerning and uncertain time for carers, especially those currently self-isolating or otherwise remaining indoors as required. There is support available to you as…

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31.03.2020

Be aware of Coronavirus scams

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service has issued a warning to local residents and businesses to be aware of fraudsters who are trying to exploit fear and uncertainty surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19). Action Fraud says that coronavirus-related…

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31.03.2020

Councils identify alternative accommodation to help the NHS

Councils are identifying accommodation that could, if required, be turned into temporary care facilities for people when they’re ready to leave hospital, to relieve pressure on the NHS. The accommodation could also be used to…

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31.03.2020

New transport scheme trialled for key workers

A new on-demand subsidised taxi service is being trialled by Devon County Council to help key workers travel to and from work. The impact of the coronavirus has seen bus companies report up to a…

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30.01.2014

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