Pennine GP Practices in collaboration with Rochdale Health Alliance Pennine Primary Care Network (GP Practices Littleborough & Milnrow)
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The current rules on social gatherings will continue in parts of the north-west, West Yorkshire and Leicester, following a review of all local restrictions yesterday by government and local authorities.
Public Health England Guidance on immunisation training during the pandemic to support providers for whom immunisation is going to be an on-going routine professional responsibility.
A new walk-through coronavirus testing site has opened on the car park behind Rochdale Town Hall. The facility – one of only three of its type in the country – is for residents displaying Covid-19 symptoms but unable to visit drive-through sites due to not having their own transport. Read the Rochdale Online article link for more information on this new local facility:
The New NHS 'Test and Trace' App is now up and running. The app will alert you if you have been in contact with someone who has coronavirus, plus gives advice on how to arrange a COVID-19 test, self-isolating and tracing contacts.
The Kite company have donated 100 PPE visors for distribution to care homes. This was gratefully received, and distributed via Peterloo Medical Centre to homes within HMR. The visors are fully splash tested for use in the healthcare setting, and the company already supplied equipment to several NHS trust - this was featured on BBC Panorama in April 2020.
For more information on the Kite Company
Staff and students in the design department at Cardinal Langley School, who have just delivered much needed PPE equipment for our practices. Another wonderful gesture - thank you on behalf of all HMR staff.
Staff were delighted to receive personal PPE equipment from Middleton College today - an amazing and welcome gesture which will be used across HMR practices.
A Salford high school teacher has been spending her days making personal protective equipment for key workers.
Hannah Quinn is a design and technology teacher at the Co-op Walkden Academy, and since last week she has made over 40 visors for key workers in the region.
She has been using the school's laser cutter and hole punch to make them, spending close to seven hours a day in the classroom...
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