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Date: 08 August 2020
Coronavirus is still in circulation and a threat to our communities
With temperatures expected to reach 34C this week, it’s important to remember that hot weather can pose a health risk. Many of those most at risk from the heat are also at greater risk of severe illness due to coronavirus and may need to spend more time at home than they would usually.
NHS Blood and Transplant is now urgently appealing for people in North East London to donate convalescent blood plasma
Your Covid Recovery is a new NHS website designed to help people recover from the long-term effects of coronavirus, otherwise known as Covid-19
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Department of Health and Social Care & Public Health England have lots of helpful advice for travellers.
In a UK-first, Queen Mary University of London is leading a clinical trial of a new rapid COVID-19 testing system that delivers results in under an hour.
As blood testing services across BHR have been reduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, your local NHS is working with local hospital and community providers to ensure this issue is resolved and patients are able to book their appointments by phone or email.
From 4 July the government guidelines on what you can and can’t do during the coronavirus outbreak change
With a heatwave expected this week, it’s important to remember that hot weather can pose a health risk. Many of those most at risk from the heat are also at greater risk of severe illness due to coronavirus and may need to spend more time at home than they would usually.
GPs in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge are supporting the national Cervical Screening Awareness Week (15-21 June) to provide reassurance that it is safe to attend cervical screening appointments, which can reduce the risk of cervical cancer.
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