Royal Voluntary Service advice on seeking support from NHS First Responders

See below link for more details:   https://volunteering.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/nhs-volunteer-responders-portal/isolating?_cldee=cGF1bC5oaWdocGVha2Zvb2RiYW5rQGdtYWlsLmNvbQ%3D%3D&recipientid=contact-d7afdba13e52e51180f03863bb35dd88-b1914448d3024bd59f2c3eae12d99775&utm_source=ClickDimensions&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NCVO%3A+Coronavirus&esid=1e571c06-7484-ea11-a811-000d3ab7f90f&fbclid=IwAR2McF15-7kYJbI51gHRh36rbuySRI952AEklRY0Prvgqg7UKVwEvQ1Uk-E

Keyworker COVID-19 Testing

[Update: There has been significant demand for booking tests today. We apologise for any inconvenience. We are continuing to rapidly increase availability. More tests will be available tomorrow.] Are you an essential worker in England? Tests are available for you and people in your household if anyone in the home has symptoms. Book a test…

Support for people with Eating Disorders – First Steps ED

    First Steps ED have all been working tirelessly to continue to provide hope, choices and opportunities to lives affected by eating disorders. We’ve created an online schedule for all the support we’re offering during these unprecedented times, hopefully a little something for everyone! The Zoom links will be posted on the day. If…

Innovative alternatives to paying for goods including cash to your door.

The Post Office has redesigned its overnight travel money delivery service to get cash to the most vulnerable people in England. Some shielded individuals who must stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak are being contacted by the government to ensure they have access to cash. Those with Post Office Card Accounts can have cash…

Healthwatch Derbyshire reports on Extended Testing for Keyworkers

    Testing for key workers in Derbyshire is extending the COVID-19 staff testing programme for key workers, these are defined as anyone critical to the provision of health, care and other services. In addition to NHS staff working in our hospitals, community trusts, GP practices, care homes and hospices, the programme is extended to…