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New information and resources launched, for people with learning disabilities and autism, on how to access services during coronavirus

NHS England and Improvement have developed two new resources for people with a learning disability, autism or both on ‘Getting NHS help when you need it during the coronavirus outbreak’ – one in easy read for people with a learning disability and the other in plain English.   The resources have been developed by NHS England’s Learning Disability Programme, to make sure that people with a learning disability, autism […]

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Telemedicine pilot

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust In November 2018, a telemedicine pilot was set up between South East Coast Ambulance Foundation Trust and East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust to test the feasibility of pre-hospital direct calls between ambulance clinicians and hospital Doctors in order […]

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Martin Diver blog: Armed Forces Lead/Senior Nurse Practitioner

To celebrate International Nurses Day, we are sharing stories from nurses across the South East to recognise their achievements and share good practice.  Meet Martin Diver, Armed Forces Lead and Senior Nurse Practitioner at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. How did you become interested in nursing? After leaving the military and working with young people […]

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Public called up to help the NHS ‘shine a light’ for our nurses

Nursing leaders are asking the public to ‘shine a light’ to mark International Nurses Day on Tuesday (12th May) and recognise the extraordinary work that their colleagues are doing in the fight against coronavirus. The day also marks on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, who founded modern nursing and pioneered infection […]

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Temporary NHS community hospital in Surrey named after Mary Seacole

A new community hospital, named in honour of the pioneering nurse Mary Seacole, is opening in Surrey today as part of the NHS response to the coronavirus pandemic. The NHS Seacole Centre, the first of its kind in England, will be used as a temporary service for patients who are recovering from covid-19. Based in […]

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NHS urges public to get vaccinated during coronavirus pandemic

NHS England is urging people to attend regular vaccination appointments to prevent outbreaks of deadly serious diseases and reduce pressure on the health service. While preventing the spread of Covid-19 is a public health priority, it is still vital that members of the public go to scheduled vaccination appointments to stop outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases […]

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