• The quiet revolution in general practice: how disruption can be a positive force during a pandemic

    A blog by Dr Tom Tasker, Chair of Salford CCG and co-chair of the Greater Manchester Joint Commissioning Board.

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  • NHS Test and Trace service is launched

    The new NHS Test and Trace service has been launched to help identify, contain and control coronavirus, reduce the spread of the virus and save lives. Anyone who tests positive for coronavirus will be contacted by NHS Test and Trace and will need to share detailed information about their recent interactions.

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  • Greater Manchester Care Record launched to help COVID response

    Health and care organisations across Greater Manchester have accelerated the deployment of a GM Care Record for all 2.8m citizens to provide frontline professionals with vital information in the fight against COVID-19.

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  • Healthy boost for low income families during pandemic

    A quicker, simpler application process for Healthy Start food vouchers has been welcomed by Greater Manchester health leaders amid concerns around food poverty during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • NHS services over Early May Bank Holiday – Friday 8 May 2020

    The NHS is open this Bank Holiday. See the following for advice on how to speak to a GP practice, pharmacist or dentist.

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  • Sexual health services are still available in Salford during lockdown

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  • Going Beyond for mental health support in Salford

    Salford launches a new collaborative today to offer mental health support to people affected by COVID-19. Working together, Salford CCG and Salford City Council have supported Mind in Salford, mental health charity START and Six Degrees Social Enterprise to form a new service called Beyond.

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  • Salford COVID-19 test centre launched

    NHS and social care staff can now be tested for COVID-19 in Salford thanks to a marathon effort over the Easter weekend.

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  • Greater Manchester response to COVID-19 crisis: new mental health services for people affected by new social restrictions

    The COVID-19 crisis has presented challenges which will create additional pressure on mental health services from trying to support people already accessing services to dealing with new cases caused by people’s sense of loneliness and isolation as well as the impact on staffing levels. As a result, a range of digital services and online support have been launched for children and adults across…

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  • 'Your NHS Needs You’ – NHS call for volunteer army

    The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home. The nation is looking for up to 250,000 volunteers to help up to 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus because of underlying health conditions.

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