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  • Patient Support Post Covid up for Award

    Patient Support Post Covid up for Award

    A new specialist service in Sheffield aiming at helping patients suffering with the long-term effects of Covid-19 has been shortlisted for a national Health Service Journal Patient Safety Award. Resources and supporting information to help people manage their post-Covid recovery are available on Sheffield Teaching Hospital’s website.

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  • Keep Yorkshire Safe and Inclusive.

    Keep Yorkshire Safe and Inclusive.

    Disability groups in West Yorkshire have called for people to continue wearing masks to help protect those who are particularly vulnerable to Coronavirus. Calderdale Covid-19 Disability Advisory Group are asking the Mayor of West Yorkshire and Calderdale Council to provide all public services in as safe a way as possible, improve ventilation and mask wearing ( except for exemptions )on all public transport and encourage the continuation of optional working from home.

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  • Back to School Safely

    Back to School Safely

    At the start of the new school year ‘Bubbles’ and social distancing for all children under 18 will no longer be required but testing remains hugely important in helping to reduce transmission of Coronavirus. Ruth Granger, from the Public Health Team in Sheffield gives an update on Sheffield’s Back To School position. The video also further clarifies the new self-isolation rule changes and a vaccination programme update.

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  • Paralympics Is Launch Pad For Equality Campaign

    Paralympics Is Launch Pad For Equality Campaign

    With the Paralympics well under way in Tokyo , campaigners are using the event to show the extent of disability on a worldwide basis. The #WeThe15 campaign has been described as sport’s biggest ever human rights movement aiming to transform the lives of the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities – 15% of the global population.You can also take part in a ‘Wave of Support’ for our Paralympians.

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  • Ambitious to Explain Autism Diagnosis

    Ambitious to Explain Autism Diagnosis

    Getting an autism diagnosis as a young adult can be a moment of huge significance but an autism diagnosis can also raise many more questions that need answering and information is hard to come by.That’s why Ambitious about Autism’s Youth Network have created their own resources to help young people understand their diagnosis.

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  • Young People's Experiences of Covid

    Young People's Experiences of Covid

    Sheffield City Council has published a report of findings from its survey with Sheffield’s children and young people on their experiences of coronavirus and life in lockdown.It was recognised that although young people are less likely to get seriously ill from the virus, the pandemic will still have had a profound effect on their lives in many other ways.

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  • Women in Lockdown Project

    Women in Lockdown Project

    Sheffield Feminist Archive is inviting women of all ages, races, and ethnicities and with any health conditions to share their experiences of life in Sheffield during the pandemic. They want to build a digital archive that captures, preserves and amplifies local women’s experiences and are looking for your submissions until September 1st 2021.

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  • Sixteens and Seventeens Get Jab

    Sixteens and Seventeens Get Jab

    It’s been announced that 16 & 17 year olds are now eligible for their first Covid-19 vaccination and don’t need parental consent to get a vaccine. The group can’t book via the national booking service but will be contacted by the NHS or can attend a walk in centre.

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  • Video Advice For Clinically Vulnerable People

    Video Advice For Clinically Vulnerable People

    We know that a lot of people who have been shielding are very anxious about opening up so we worked with Greg Fell, Director of Public Health at Sheffield City Council, to come up with some guidance both for shielders and also for the rest of society. We produced three videos that resulted from these conversations which are now joined together so you can watch them all in one go.

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  • Disability Equality Training from the Experts!

    Disability Equality Training from the Experts!

    Disability Sheffield and Sheffield Voices Learning Disability group offer a range of affordable training designed and delivered by people with a lived experience of disability. This is what makes our training unique and interesting. Our training can be bespoke to meet the needs of your team and can take place either online or face to face.

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