Health and social care news

Role of Adult Social Care during Covid-19

Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Councillors and other health partners have heard about the significant contribution made by Adult Social Care, working with other parts of the City Council to support vulnerable adults to date during Covid-19.

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Healthwatch survey - your views wanted

Published on Thursday, 18 June 2020

Healthwatch Coventry are looking for people based in Coventry and Warwickshire to share how COVID-19 is impacting their experience of health and social care.

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Race against time to raise funds for Coventry social enterprise

Published on Wednesday, 17 June 2020

A social enterprise in Coventry that provides essential rehabilitation for those with long-term heart, lung and circulation problems has received a major financial pledge to improve its facilities.

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Shared Lives Week

Published on Monday, 15 June 2020

This week is Shared Lives Week - and to mark the event, read how Kerry and Damien, who both live in Shared Lives placements, have kept their incredible friendship going throughout lockdown.

Outstanding Leadership at Copthorne Lodge & Harry Caplan House

Published on Friday, 12 June 2020

Copthorne Lodge and Harry Caplan House have both rated ‘Outstanding’ in Well Led from the Care Quality Commission.

Councillor voices PPE concerns

Published on Thursday, 14 May 2020

A leading Councillor has hit out as care workers continue to struggle to get the right personal protective equipment (PPE).

Social distancing space on High Street

Published on Monday, 11 May 2020

New measures on Coventry’s High Street will be introduced to help create more space for people to queue safely outside banks and building societies.

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Staff making the difference at Eric Williams House

Published on Wednesday, 29 April 2020

With an average age of 90 and a diagnosis of Dementia and various other underlying health conditions, the residents at Eric Williams House are in the very high-risk group from Covid 19.

Coventry site to become Coronavirus regional testing centre for key workers

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2020

The drive-through coronavirus testing facility at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry is to become a regional testing centre as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to increase testing for thousands more NHS and other key workers, the Department of Health & Social Care has announced.

Thanks to Adult Services staff

Published on Thursday, 16 April 2020

The Council is celebrating its Adult Services staff for their tireless work looking after some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.

Clear message to stay home and save lives this Easter

Published on Thursday, 09 April 2020

Council, health, and police bosses are sending a clear message to Coventry residents ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend – stay home, protect the NHS and save lives.

Coventry Citizens Advice continues to provide advice for the most vulnerable

Published on Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Despite the current challenges with the COVID – 19, Coventry Citizens Advice will continue to provide advice for those who need it despite their offices being closed to the public.

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National Integrated Care In Action Week 9 - 15 March

Published on Wednesday, 11 March 2020

​Great news, we’re all living longer! But whilst that’s reason to rejoice, what does it mean for the future of healthcare?

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Husband of BBC presenter to talk at health event

Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019

The husband of BBC presenter Rachael Bland will share his experiences of the last 12 months since she died from breast cancer at a health event next month

Satnam Rana from BBC Midlands Today who is among the speakers at the Being Well Festival in Coventry

BBC journalist to speak at Being Well Festival

Published on Monday, 29 July 2019

A BBC journalist who filmed her emotional journey battling breast cancer is among the keynote speakers at a pioneering event in Coventry.

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