Patient Testing - Covid
There are mobile testing centres run on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care for people who have coronavirus-like symptoms to test if they currently have the virus. Everyone over the age of five with symptoms may apply. The test can be booked online at the following address. If there is no access to the internet you can ring 119.Testing is by appointment only.
TALKWORKS (previously known as Depression and Anxiety Service)
Is the way that you are feeling affecting your daily life? Are you struggling to cope, feeling low, anxious or overwhelmed by your thoughts and feelings? Are you living with a long term health condition that is making you feel tired, frustrated and worried? You are not alone and we can help.
We are a free, confidential, NHS talking therapy service (previously the Depression and Anxiety Service), helping you to feel better and giving you the tools and techniques to improve your mental and physical wellbeing.
You can self-refer direct to TALKWORKS:
Call 0300 555 3344 or complete the online form on our website
Click here to watch our film to see how TALKWORKS can help you.
More information can be found at www.TALKWORKS.dpt.nhs.uk
Germ Defence Website with COVID Information
Germ Defence is an evidence-based behaviour change website that provides advice on infection control at home. A clinical trial of 20,000 people during the time of the H1N1 pandemic and seasonal ‘flu (published in The Lancet) showed that using Germ Defence successfully reduced the number and severity of infections in the home, as well as the need for primary care consultations and antibiotics.
Do follow the link through.