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How to communicate better with people with hearing loss
COVID-19 poses a unique challenge for health and social care professionals when talking to someone with hearing loss. Here are some important tips to help you communicate effectively.
3 September 2020
Getting the most out of the virtual health and care experience
Working with National Voices and Traverse, Healthwatch England have put together some tips on how to get the most out of the virtual health and care appointments for patients and health and care professionals.
29 July 2020
What you need to know when visiting a care home (new guidance for COVID-19)
Take a look at what the guidance around visiting your loved ones in care homes means in practice.
27 July 2020
What can you expect when you're discharged from hospital?
The usual processes the NHS follows to discharge you from hospital have changed during the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what you can expect when it's time to leave hospital.
24 July 2020
Children (0-18) and shielding
The majority of children who have been previously identified as 'clinically extremely vulnerable' will no longer need to shield.
7 July 2020
How to get a NHS dentist appointment during COVID-19
Routine dental care has had to change because of COVID-19, with social distancing rules making it difficult to access services. Here's some information on how to access an NHS dentist during the pandemic.
18 June 2020
Maternity support during COVID-19
Read about how coronavirus could affect you, your baby and your pregnancy care.
3 June 2020
Coronavirus: what does shielding mean?
Find out more about shielding, who it applies to, and what to do if you're a shielder.
3 June 2020
What is domestic abuse and how can I get support?
If you are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse, or are worried about someone who might be, find out where you can go for advice and help.
4 May 2020
Managing your health at home
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means you should only leave your home if it's essential, unless you feel very unwell or you are told to attend an existing appointment for ongoing treatment.
1 May 2020
Cancer and coronavirus
If you have cancer, it's understandable you might feel anxious about COVID-19. The Government and the NHS have both confirmed that cancer treatment should continue to be prioritised during the response to the COVID-19 emergency.
29 April 2020
Planning care at the end of life
We explain why it's important to have a plan in place, should you or a loved one become critically ill with coronavirus.
9 April 2020