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‘Your NHS Needs You’ – NHS Call For Volunteer Army
25 Mar 2020

The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home.

The nation is looking for up to 250,000 volunteers to help up to 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus because of underlying health conditions.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
13 Mar 2020

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of patients and NHS staff.

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.

Get help to navigate health information online
26 Feb 2020

A free service is being piloted in Norfolk libraries to help people navigate health information online.

Residents in Norfolk are able to receive help via the Healthy Libraries Connect service, the bespoke Digital Health Hub at the Millennium Library at The Forum in Norwich.

Number of NHS App users more than double in 3 months
26 Feb 2020

More than 5,000 patients within Norfolk and Waveney have signed up to use the NHS App since its launch. Nationally, the number of patients using the NHS App across the UK has more than doubled since September.

Tracey WilliamsMore people than ever before booked NHS appointments digitally choosing to use this route rather than calling their local surgery. In September there were 1.4million GP online service appointment transactions.

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