UCL researcher is seeking participants for a study that is exploring the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on community dementia care for black and minority ethnic groups. They are particularly interested in speaking to those with memory problems aged 65+, with a diagnosis of dementia, capacity to provide consent, South Asian or Afro-Caribbean background.
NW London CCGs in collaboration with Healthwatch are undertaking a survey into residents’ attitudes to the Covid vaccine. 'With the UK Government awaiting confirmation of COVID-19 vaccine's safety from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), we would like to know what the public's view is on receiving a potential vaccine. Have your say, so we can help NHS services understand what matters most to you.'
Please see the latest updates regarding test centres in Westminster including newly available local COVID-19 testing without the need to book. Residents who may have been unable to book a test via the NHS can now call Westminster Connects on 020 7641 1222 and a testing slot will be booked on the their behalf and should be available within 24 hours of the resident calling in.
Compassionate Communities is a new Imperial Health Charity (IHC) funded grant initiative that seeks to help North-West London (NWL) communities who are adversely affected by COVID-19. It will do this by supporting organisations that have strong relationships with local people and are working closely with partners across the area.
Have you had critical illness with COVID-19? We are looking for volunteers who identify as Black, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Indian, Mixed or any other Minority Ethnicity to talk to a researcher (by phone or videocall) about their experiences of being critically unwell with COVID-19.
Hello, my name is Madeleine Tremblett and I am a Qualitative Researcher at the University of Oxford. I work on projects that aim to improve communication in healthcare settings, and am currently looking at the best way that family doctors (GPs) can best provide advice about weight to people living with obesity that is both helpful and useful. We are inviting people with experience of living with obesity to join a panel to help advise the study team.
Are you doubtful, anxious, not sure if it's for you? Then join our 'How to Zoom' sessions. Open Age are offering small, supportive, tutor-led group sessions specific to your device. ALSO please note that Open Age have now changed their main office number to 020 4516 9978.
All children aged 2 and 3 can have a free flu vaccine at their GP practice. The vaccine is usually given as a single painless spray squirted up the nose. This spray contains a highly processed from of porcine gelatine. The NHS are now able to offer an alternative to families who prefer not to have the nasal spray. Parents of 2/3year olds can request an injected flu vaccine for their child at their GP practice. This injected vaccine does NOT contain gelatine.
Please download and see the House of Commons/ House of Lords Joint Committee on Human Rights report: Black people, racism, and human rights - including formal minutes relating to the report.
Notting Dale Maternity Champions are happy to restart their 'Baby & Me' sessions for parents and pre-school children. We are collaborating with Alex D Great, the local calypso artist and storyteller, so you can expect a lot of live music, stories and fun. As always, our Maternity Champions would offer information and support. The sessions will be held on Zoom every Monday at 10am.