Covid-19 Advice and Support
How to book your Covid-19 Vaccination
Covid-19 Vaccination Advice
Information on the approved vaccinations can be found here:
Vaccine eligibility for Primary doses (including a third dose) and boosters can be found here https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/who-can-get-the-vaccine/
Information on children aged 12-15 needing vaccinations can be found here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine-for-children-aged-12-to-15/
Side effects of the Covid-19 vaccinations can be found here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/safety-and-side-effects/
Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status
Download the NHS App https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/online-services/nhs-app/
Or to receive a letter please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/covid-status-letter/
Long Covid Support
Are you suffering from the lasting effects of COVID-19?
Find support at:
- Your COVID Recovery https://www.yourcovidrecovery.nhs.uk/
- Mary Hutson-Social Prescriber 01354 695888
If self management is not working and you are still feeling symptomatic then contact us on 01354 695888 from 8.30am any weekday to book a telephone consultation with a GP to discuss further options.
COVID-19 Vaccinations and Blood clotting
Test and Trace App
The new NHS COVID-19 app, now available to download for free in England and Wales.
Download the app to:
-Trace (get alerts when those you have been near have tested positive to Covid-19)
-Alert (receive alerts relating to the risk level of your postcode)
- Check-in (check in at places you have visited so you can receive alerts if someone you have been near has testing positive to Covid-19)
- Symptoms (check if you have symptoms of Coronavirus and order a free testing kit)
-Test (book a test and receive results)
- Isolate (keep track of our isolation countdown and gain advice on isolating)
How to download the app on android click here
How to download the app on IOS click here
Support for Children and Young People
There are a wide range of services available to help support the emotional and mental wellbeing of our Children and Young People along with resources such as pictures, books and videos to support parents in explaining Covid-19 and the changes it has made to our lives.
We particuarly like Nurse Dotty Books; https://nursedottybooks.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/dave-the-dog-coronavirus-1-1.pdf
YoungMinds: Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus. https://youngminds.org.uk
Information for safeguarding children, families and vulnerable adults
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/
NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.
Childline 0800 1111: Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.
The PDF below contains links to many more free suport services.
Emotional and Mental Wellbeing Support for Adults
The outbreak of COVID-19 has had a huge impact on all of our lives, and therefore caused many stresses and anxieties. It is OK to feel like this, and there are many rescources and services out there offering support. We have tried to gather these together and many of which can be found below:
MIND: Mental Health Support with specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’. www.mind.org.uk
SafeLives: Specific resources for domestic abuse and COVID. http://safelives.org.uk/news-views/domesticabuse-and-covid-19
IRISi interventions: irisi.org/iris/find-your-local-iris-site/
Free online CBT course: https://llttf.com/
CPFT Psychological Wellbing Service 0300 300 0055 or refer online at https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/services/pws/psychological-wellbeing-service.htm
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis then please call NHS 111 and select option 2