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18.04.2020

Advice about use of Ibuprofen & COVID-19

The Commission on Human Medicines’ Expert Working Group on COVID-19 has concluded that there is insufficient scientific evidence to establish a link between use of ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and susceptibility to…

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15.04.2020

Your NHS Is Here For You – Getting Help In An Emergency

NHS hospital teams across Devon are reassuring local people that emergency services are there for them if they are unwell and need help. Doctors are concerned that some people who should be getting medical help…

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15.04.2020

NHS steps up coronavirus capacity with new Nightingale Hospital

A new NHS Nightingale Hospital will be opened in Westpoint Exeter to provide 200 extra beds for patients with coronavirus symptoms if needed. The NHS Nightingale Hospital Exeter, announced today by NHS Chief Executive, Sir…

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15.04.2020

Your NHS Is Here For You – Getting Help In An Emergency

NHS hospital teams across Devon are reassuring local people that emergency services are there for them if they are unwell and need help. Doctors are concerned that some people who should be getting medical help…

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14.04.2020

New urgent dental care centres to serve the South West

A network of 15 centres has been created across the South West for people who need help for urgent and emergency dental conditions, including severe pain and infection. The urgent dental centres, commissioned by NHS…

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09.04.2020

Chancellor sets out extra £750 million coronavirus funding for frontline charities

Charities across the UK will receive a £750 million package of support to ensure they can continue their vital work during the coronavirus outbreak, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced today (Wednesday 8 April). £750 million pot…

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08.04.2020

Wellbeing Exeter community action response

Community Action Response: COVID-19   Exeter City Council and Wellbeing Exeter are committed to working together to provide practical help and support for local people to get through this outbreak.   They have set up…

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08.04.2020

Corona Virus advice in Devon

Devon County Council have set up a Helpline for people who have received an NHS Extremely Vulnerable letter. If you have received an NHS extremely vulnerable letter, registered for support on the government website but…

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07.04.2020

Patients and GP practices in Devon embrace new technology

Devon’s GP practices are helping the fight against COVID-19 by enabling patients to consult their doctor without leaving the house, either online, by the telephone or through video.   More than 90% of the county’s…

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07.04.2020

Extra access for patients to GP practices and pharmacies over Easter bank holiday weekend

GP practices will be open on Good Friday and Easter Monday like a normal weekday Go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111 if you need help on Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday or outside practice opening times…

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