It’s a Big Weekend for getting your Covid jab in Thurrock

It’s a Big Weekend for getting your Covid jab in Thurrock

MORE pre-bookable and walk-in Covid vaccine appointment slots are being made available in Essex this coming weekend. This follows the latest announcement that 40 – 49 year olds can now receive a Covid booster jab, six months after their second dose. 16 and 17 year olds can also now receive a second dose 12 weeks after their first dose.

Chief Executive Officer for the Mid and South Essex Integrated Care Board appointed

Chief Executive Officer for the Mid and South Essex Integrated Care Board appointed

EXPERIENCED health and care leader Anthony McKeever has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer designate for the Mid and South Essex Integrated Care Board. The Health Bill currently going through Parliament will see the creation of a statutory Integrated Care Board (ICB) for mid and south Essex, along with 41 other similar organisations across England, […]

Covid: Infection among school pupils leads to record high rate

Covid: Infection among school pupils leads to record high rate

INFECTION among school-age children has helped to drive Covid rates in England to the highest level recorded, researchers have said today reports TES.Com The overall rates of Covid-19 in England are higher than they have ever been, according to a study that has been collecting data since May 2020. The full story is below. https://www.tes.com/news/covid-infection-among-pupils-leads-record-high-rate

New adopters need guaranteed long-term support if their families are to thrive, says Adoption UK

New adopters need guaranteed long-term support if their families are to thrive, says Adoption UK

THIS National Adoption Week (18th October–23rd October), the charity is calling on the Government to make a ten-year commitment to the Adoption Support Fund (ASF), which provides adoptive families in England with therapeutic support. A third of parents told Adoption UK support accessed through the ASF had helped them avoid a family breakdown.