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  • Staying Inn For A Virtual Good Time

    Staying Inn For A Virtual Good Time

    A group of disabled people are regularly getting together to have some pub-style fun in a virtual way. The Staying Inn has been set up to keep people in self-isolation connected during Covid-19.On Sunday May 3 the pub will have a special guest in the form of Australian author and disability rights campaigner Carly Findlay .

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  • Watch Beauty Influencer Tess on the Daily Sib Show

    Watch Beauty Influencer Tess on the Daily Sib Show

    Sheffield-based inclusive beauty and fashion influencer Tess Daly is one of the latest participants in a series of filmed interviews by a leading disabled businessman and blogger.
    Tess and Martyn Sibley were filmed speaking for an hour during which they talked about subjects including their experiences as people with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, making businesses more open and dealing with trolls.

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  • Coping With Covid-19 Online Course

    Coping With Covid-19 Online Course

    Sheffield IAPT’s (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) online course , looking at different emotional responses to the coronavirus outbreak, offers simple skills and techniques to help you cope with the outbreak. Each of the 4 sessions is around half an hour long with time after to ask questions and focuses on a different theme each week. The next course is scheduled to start on Thursday 7th May between 6-7pm.

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  • PhD Student's Call For Disabled Workers' Help

    PhD Student's Call For Disabled Workers' Help

    A doctoral student looking into the ‘gig economy’ and how it affects disabled people in the jobs market is looking for interviewees to help with her project. Ioana Cerasella Chis, who is in the first year of a PhD at Birmingham’s politics department wants to speak to disabled, neurodiverse and/or chronically ill people who are on zero-hours, fixed-term or seasonal contracts.All participants will be paid in line with the Real Living Wage for their help.

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  • Sheffield Flourish Update Support for your Mental Health

    Sheffield Flourish Update Support for your Mental Health

    Mental health charity Sheffield Flourish has launched three separate online resources to help people who may be affected by the coronavirus crisis saying “It is no surprise that service provision has changed right across the city, and indeed the country, as well as the creation of new services and support systems”.

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  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Update

    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Update

    The City’s provider of adult hospital and community health services, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have provided an update on how they are managing the COVID-19 outbreak to provide reassurance and clarity to people in Sheffield.

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  • Explaining The Care Act Easements

    Explaining The Care Act Easements

    Sheffield City Council has provided information explaining the changes it may need to make, if necessary, to social care provision in accordance with the new Coronavirus Act 2020 legislation which gives the Council powers to streamline present assessment arrangements and prioritise care. These measures are referred to as the Care Act easements.

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  • Sheffield Libraries Need your Help to Create a Covid 19 Archive

    Sheffield Libraries Need your Help to Create a Covid 19 Archive

    The documents that are always of most interest to historians and researchers are the voices of ordinary people. That’s why Sheffield Libraries are encouraging you to record your experiences of these times during the Coronavirus pandemic, as they happen. “Everyone’s experience is relevant – we’d like you to record how you are being affected – family life, work, school, shopping, neighbourhood support networks, exercise etc. Everyone can take part.”

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  • Smokers in Sheffield Encouraged to 'Quit for Covid'

    Smokers in Sheffield Encouraged to 'Quit for Covid'

    Smoking harms the immune system, reducing the body’s natural protection against infections, like Coronavirus.Smokers are therefore at greater risk of getting acute respiratory infections, having an infection last longer and that infection being more serious than it would be for someone who does not smoke. Smokefree Sheffield is encouraging smokers in Sheffield to “Quit for Covid’.

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  • Mind and Body : How to stay Fit and Healthy at Home

    Mind and Body : How to stay Fit and Healthy at Home

    Nurturing your mental wellbeing and finding ways to exercise and stay active is essential for good physical and mental health. Many organisations have produced dedicated webpages to help you during the Coronavirus outbreak including Every Mind Matters, Sheffield Mind and Move More Sheffield

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