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Temporary medical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes
Temporary medical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes

Regulations were approved by Parliament on 22 July 2021 to make vaccination a condition of deployment for staff working in CQC-regulated care homes in England, unless they have a medical […]

Published on 17/09/2021

New Guidance – COVID-19 Vaccination: booster dose
New Guidance – COVID-19 Vaccination: booster dose

New guidance has been published re: COVID-19 vaccination booster dose. The new guidance provides information on the booster dose for eligible individuals.

Published on 17/09/2021

Testing for Day Centre workers
Testing for Day Centre workers

Regular testing should take palace for all individuals attending or working at adult day centres Staff: should test weekly using PCR tests and twice weekly lateral flow testing  Service users […]

Published on 30/04/2021

Opening times: COVID-19 Vaccine walk-in sessions at community sites
Opening times: COVID-19 Vaccine walk-in sessions at community sites

From Sunday 11 April 2021 we are offering walk-in sessions for all front-line health and care workers who have not yet had their first vaccine at our community vaccination centres. You can […]

Published on 29/04/2021

Free rapid tests available nationally
Free rapid tests available nationally

Everyone in England without symptoms is now able to take a free rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) test twice a week. Given the critical role testing plays in helping to keep Adult […]

Published on 16/04/2021

COVID-19 vaccine walk-in sessions for care workers
COVID-19 vaccine walk-in sessions for care workers

From Sunday 11 April 2021, the CCG are offering walk in appointments for all front-line health and care workers who have not yet had their first vaccine at our community […]

Published on 12/04/2021

Free PPE provision for care workers extended
Free PPE provision for care workers extended

Following the initial announcement in the adult social care winter plan of free PPE provision to health and social workers until March 2021, the scheme has been extended until the end of March 2022 […]

Published on 6/04/2021

Reopening Care Homes to Visitors (Guidance for staff)
Reopening Care Homes to Visitors (Guidance for staff)

Visiting is crucially important for maintaining the health, wellbeing and quality of life of residents. Welcoming anyone into care homes from the community inevitably brings risk of COVID-19 transmission. However, […]

Published on 29/03/2021

NEW: Weekly checklist for Care Homes
NEW: Weekly checklist for Care Homes

We have produced this weekly checklist to assist care providers in meeting all their requirements when it comes to COVID-19 procedures. The checklist covers everything from testing and outbreak management […]

Published on 24/03/2021

Sutton’s St Nicholas Centre unveiled as new COVID-19 vaccination centre
Sutton’s St Nicholas Centre unveiled as new COVID-19 vaccination centre

The St Nicholas Shopping Centre in Sutton has been unveiled as south west London’s latest NHS COVID-19 vaccination centre. Sutton Council and NHS South West London CCG are making it […]

Published on 19/03/2021

Second vaccine dose information for care staff
Second vaccine dose information for care staff

An update on the south west London vaccination programme from NHS South West London CCG: To ensure that the vaccination programme is able to match availability ofvaccine to the required […]

Published on 9/03/2021

COVID-19 vaccine resources in community languages
COVID-19 vaccine resources in community languages

NHS doctors, nurses and other frontline staff have come forward to help reassure communities that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and have been independently tested to the highest standards. NHS […]

Published on 26/02/2021

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