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New trial to test drugs to reduce Covid-19 transmission in care homes- Register here

A new trial, led by experts from the University of Nottingham, will look at reducing the transmission of Covid-19 and its severity in care homes, thanks to funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Physiotherapist Louis – “I care about my health, that’s why I had the coronavirus vaccine”

A new trial, led by experts from the University of Nottingham, will look at reducing the transmission of Covid-19 and its severity in care homes, thanks to funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Nottingham’s specialist care group residents and staff receive first COVID injection

Church Farm Care homes' residents, have received their first COVID-19 injections as part of the government’s national coronavirus vaccination programme.

Morrisons deliver the icing on the cake for care home residents

Keen to help them stay occupied in lockdown, staff of the local supermarket delivered some cakes and decorating tools to residents at Dene Holm Residential Care Home.

Fake NHS COVID-19 vaccination messages target vulnerable public

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has received evidence of fraudulent messages sent to the public informing them that a dose of the new COVID-19 vaccine is available to them.

Care home lockdown constraints strengthen staff teams

In Home Care’s Chelmsford branch will be officially launched in January. The branch will provide hourly, overnight, and live-in care services for individuals with physical disabilities and learning difficulties. These services also include tailored dementia care and companionship, as well as elderly care.

Social care to receive £269 million to boost staffing levels and testing

Social care sector to receive £269 million to boost staffing levels and testing. New £120 million fund for local authorities to boost staffing levels. £149 million grant system to support increased testing in care homes

More than 100 Jewish Care staff and residents receive Covid-19 vaccine

More than 100 staff and residents received the Covid-19 vaccine at Jewish Care’s Anita Dorfman House at Sandringham on Tuesday 29 December. The residents were the first Jewish Care residents to be given their initial dose of the Pfizer vaccine as part of the national vaccination programme

Care operator distributes token of thanks to care workers at Christmas

Runwood Homes teams, across 75 care homes in England and Northern Ireland, have been given, by Directors, a token of thanks for their continued hard work and dedication throughout the pandemic.

UK ITU patients to receive potentially life-saving treatments for COVID-19

Patients in intensive care units across the UK are to receive potentially life-saving treatments for COVID-19 Clinical trial results show the drugs reduce risk of death by 24% for critically ill patients and time spent in intensive care by up to 10 days Government ensures life-saving drugs will be available in NHS healthcare settings with immediate effect

Covid-19: Royal Star & Garter Chairman Major General Tim Tyler’s vaccine trial

When volunteers were needed to take part in Covid vaccine tests, Royal Star & Garter Chairman Major General Tim Tyler stepped forward. Here, he explains his reasons for volunteering and the impact it could have.

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