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NHS72 - Care home and hospice response

Recent months have been extremely challenging for care homes, having to switch to a pandemic crisis footing in very little time. Homes have had to implement stringent measures, conduct training and absorb large amounts of information very rapidly, all the while providing services to their residents that keep both them and staff safe. Local care homes have done all this and mo ...

NHS72 - Primary Care in the face of Covid-19

Since the Covid-19 pandemic arrived in Britain, the face of primary care has changed completely. All initial contact between patients and GP practices is either online or on the phone, in order to assess patients for potential coronavirus, with people invited to face-to-face appointments as necessary. Video and phone calls have become the norm, with some GPs shielding at home ...

NHS72 – A chance to commemorate and to say thank you

After the most challenging few months in the history of the NHS, the acts of remembrance and thanks on its birthday this year have a special focus. As the National Health Service turns 72 this weekend, people up and down the country will be invited to think of those who have sadly lost their lives during the Covid-19 pandemic. They are also invited to show their appreciation ...