Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK

Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK is a group of volunteers supporting local community groups organising mutual aid throughout the Covid-19 outbreak in the UK. We focus on providing resources and connecting people to their nearest local groups, willing volunteers and those in need.

https://covidmutualaid.org/

NEWS

Play area COVID-19 update

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister and Government on Sunday 10th May the tennis court and playing field are now open, however please note that social distancing restrictions do still apply .

ALL ACTIVITIES IN THE PLAY AREA ARE ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Please maintain social distancing at all times and remember to wash your hands when you get back home.…

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Cancer consultations available via telephone and video

Doctors in Oxfordshire are urging people to get medical advice if they are worried about symptoms of cancer.

A recent national survey suggests getting coronavirus or giving it to their family were among the top reasons that people would not come forward when they have cancer symptoms, along with fears that they could be a burden to the health service.

But NHS staff have worked hard to make sure people can get cancer checks and treatment safely, so there is no need to delay.…

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PRACTICE NURSES – YOUR COUNTY NEEDS YOU!

Oxfordshire’s Patient Care during Coronavirus programme is asking experienced practice nurses to join the teams in our dedicated COVID-19 clinics across the county.

If you are not currently working in one of our Oxfordshire practices but are interested in helping care for patients during the pandemic, please complete this quick availability survey and we will contact you. Thank you and please share this link with your networks https://surveyhero.com/c/e7684979

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News and Updates from Oxfordshire County Council

Stories and information regarding health and adult social care

New coronavirus clinics to help patients across Oxfordshire: https://news.oxfordshire.gov.uk/new-coronavirus-clinics-to-help-patients-across-oxfordshire/

Praise for Oxfordshire’s inspirational care teams: https://news.oxfordshire.gov.uk/praise-for-oxfordshires-inspirational-care-teams/

New hotline for diabetes patients during COVID-19: https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/news/article.aspx?id=1225

Health and well-being services affected during the coronavirus

There are a range of well-being and health services that are affected during this period. If you need to find out about services such as: support to quit smoking, sexual health clinics and weight management sessions, please click here.

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Updated scam advice (charity worker scams)

Updated scam advice (charity worker scams)

Oxfordshire residents have been warned to be on their guard against criminals and scammers exploiting the coronavirus situation.

Some scammers are claiming to be charity workers, offering assistance with shopping, or requesting donations.

Here are some tips from our Trading Standards team on how to check charity workers are genuine:

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