Coronavirus Vaccination: key messages from Calderdale CCG

Calderdale Clinical Commissioning group would like to encourage everyone eligible for a Covid vaccination to take the opportunity to protect themselves  and others from coronavirus. Whilst the vaccine will not make you immune to coronavirus, it will significantly reduce the severity of the symptoms and prevent hospitalisation. It’s never too late to get your first … Continue reading Coronavirus Vaccination: key messages from Calderdale CCG

Quick Guide: Government Advice for people who are vulnerable

16 December 2021 The Government will continue to assess the situation and the risks posed by Omicron and, based on clinical advice, will respond accordingly to keep the most vulnerable safe. Introducing face coverings, mandatory certification and working from home will help to reduce transmission, and add a further layer of protection for the most … Continue reading Quick Guide: Government Advice for people who are vulnerable

Department For Work & Pensions Newsletter (Including Covid Updates)

COVID-19 Plan B announcement This week the Prime Minister announced a move to Plan B measures in England as outlined in the COVID-19 Autumn/Winter Plan. Plan B measures will come into force while more data on vaccine efficacy is assessed. Moving to Plan B will help to slow the spread of the new Omicron variant and reduce … Continue reading Department For Work & Pensions Newsletter (Including Covid Updates)

The BMJ Looks At The Omicron Variant Of Covid19

The SARS-CoV-2 omicron variant, first detected in South Africa on 24 November, has now been found in 57 countries. Elisabeth Mahase of the BMJ (British Medical Journal) website looks at what we know about it so far, including how well treatments and vaccines work What mutations does omicron have? Omicron’s spike protein has at least 30 … Continue reading The BMJ Looks At The Omicron Variant Of Covid19

How to access health and care services at the right time and place

West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (WY HCP) is all set to run an area wide ‘Together We Can’ campaign this winter. The campaign started in Calderdale and Kirklees is being rolled out across West Yorkshire to help people access health and care services at the right time and place. The campaign encourages people to … Continue reading How to access health and care services at the right time and place