Skip to main content

Blog Social care

Organisations:

Community and contingency: your flu jab

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: coronavirus, Public health
PHE flu jab poster for care staff

Reena Barai's pharmacy, SG Barai, based in Sutton, Surrey, has for the last few years been offering a flu vaccination service to the public, care homes and their staff. This year, they recognised quite early they were going to have to plan and co-ordinate how they provided their usual service in the midst of a viral pandemic.

Flu for thought

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Workforce

Des Kelly OBE, currently acting as EU Exit Planning Lead for the Care Provider Alliance, offers this timely reminder to health and care staff to take advantage of the current flu vaccination programme and protect themselves from the lurking lurgy...

To prevent suicide, communities must come together

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Mental health, Public health

Every suicide is a tragedy – not just for the person who loses their life, but for their friends, families and communities says Professor Kevin Fenton, Health Improvement and Population Healthcare Leader at Public Health England. And empowering communities through …

VCSE sector can foster resilience and inclusivity in our communities

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Communities, Consultations and surveys, Guest author

Late last year, the Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England commissioned a review of the role of the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sectors in delivering health and care. The review has an advisory group made …