Local health and care faces increasing pressure

Local health and care system enters its highest state of alert with all services stretched by the pandemic second wave.


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NHS calls on people and communities to do their bit in the fight against coronavirus

Avoiding hospital admissions and getting people home when they are medically well enough could make a big difference.


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Open Letter from Healthier Together Executives

Message of thanks to everyone urges people to continue to safely use health and care services, despite challenges.


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Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic group residents urged to take up flu vaccination

Concern that take-up of the vaccine may be lower among vulnerable BAME residents including over-65s and people with long-term health conditions. Watch the supporting video here.


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Changes to visiting guidance for maternity services

Guidance on scans and visiting among updates to local maternity provision.


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New national lockdown: advice and information

People are urged to continue attending health and care appointments as advised, following Hands Face Space guidelines. More details here.


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Local health and care leaders take action in response to rise in coronavirus cases

New measures designed to protect people and make best use of resources across the health and care system.


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Keeping everyone safe

A new film has been released showing how local health and care organisations are working to keep our settings safe for patients, visitors, and staff during the coronavirus pandemic.


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COVID-19: Health and care leaders update on local progress

Open Letter hails progress in re-starting health and care services, urges local people to continue following safety guidelines


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Hands. Face. Space.

We need to keep on protecting each other. Wash hands. Cover face. Make space.


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