Family nurse Alison Ancrum has found an unexpected positive side to the coronavirus pandemic – going for socially distanced walks with parents and their children to help them open up and be more frank.
Our online breastfeeding sessions have led to an increase in people using the service and even mums with babies just a few days old are able to log on and take part.
Our Chief Executive has sent a personal message of thanks to all 5,000 of our colleagues for all the work they have done in partnership with the NHS on the response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
School children can access help and advice through our confidential text service during the summer holidays
Our school nurses are on hand to give young people help and advice on a range of issues via our confidential Chathealth texting service.
A virtual teaching session to help young people cope with the pressures of coronavirus is being piloted in two schools in Wiltshire.
Our new service is helping vulnerable people in West Lancashire to access equipment to help them stay safe at home during the Covid-19 pandemic.
We have set up the UK’s first online student nurse assessment placements so Covid-19 shielders can become the nurses of the future
We have made it possible for student nurses shielding from Covid-19 to attend ‘Zoom style’ lockdown health visits so they can pass their degree practical assessments this year.
ur Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service (ECFWS) has sent more than 600 vulnerable children across the county art resource packs to help keep them entertained during lockdown.
Our sexual health services across Chester West and Chester are now providing postal kits so people can test themselves for sexual transmitted infections (STIs) STIs at home.
A virtual choir from Bath and North East Somerset run by SWALLOW, a local charity that receives funding from us, aims to “raise you up” in a special socially-distanced video of the well-known song.
An innovative way to ensure families get the help they need during lockdown from Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service (ECFWS) has been given top marks by people across the county.
Specialist health visitor Marian Judd is used to giving mums and dads advice on breast feeding face to face.