Over the last couple of weeks, you are likely to have noticed a marked difference in the way things are being done in general practice as we manage Covid-19. Thank you for adapting so quickly to these new ways of working.
Blood centres are open and you can still come to give blood. They have followed government guidelines to put special safety measures in place for social distancing.
Thank you to the many people who have volunteered their help to support our county’s vulnerable residents during the Coronavirus pandemic. We all have a part to play in slowing the spread of Coronavirus and helping to save lives.
Sadly we’re already hearing of scams arising based on the coronavirus, targeting isolating elderly people. In particular, there have been instances of individuals trying to gain access to people’s homes by claiming to have come to swab test them for the virus.
Rooksdown Practice, a branch of Bramblys Grange Medical Practice, will temporarily operate with reduced opening hours between 26th March and 3rd April, due to staff shortages.
As part of our regular review of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Local Resilience Forum (HIOW LRF) has now declared the Coronavirus outbreak a major incident.
North Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group are hosting another Ageing Well Event next week at the Allen Gallery in Alton.