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Covid-19

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THE NUMBER of deaths reported to NHS England by Princess Alexandra Hospital has reached 150. That is an increase of four on yesterday’s figure. A statement from PAH may follow. According to NHS England, the following number of deaths have occurred on the following days:…

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A KIND-hearted and very talented Harlow women has made a crocheted NHS hero in order to raise money for Princess Alexandra Hospital. Reka Kohegyi made the one NHS hero with a number of accessory outfits. Reka has placed it on E-Bay with all funds going…

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SUPERMARKET chain Iceland has apologised after online outrage over a policy saying NHS workers must purchase any products they touch in their stores, “they can’t put them back.” The policy appeared on the supermarket’s website under a section which details special hours for NHS workers…

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THE NUMBER of deaths reported to NHS England by Princess Alexandra Hospital has reached 146. That is an increase of five on yesterday’s figure. A statement from PAH may follow. According to NHS England, the following number of deaths have occurred on the following days:…

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Temporary closure of ticket offices as fewer rail passengers travelling GREATER Anglia is making further temporary changes to ticket office arrangements from the week beginning Sunday 19 April, in response to the current coronavirus outbreak, with 34 closing while the lockdown continues and opening hours…

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By Local Democracy Reporter Social distancing could lead to a surge in harmful drinking, a charity has warned. THE necessary social distancing measures in place to slow down the spread of coronavirus mean many people are staying at home and becoming more socially isolated. Data…

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THE OWNERS of a care home in Harlow where a member of staff has died have paid tribute to him. The male staff member, who has not been named, died last week. It is not yet known if he died with Covid-19. As YH reported,…

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Robert Halfon MP pays tribute to care workers and families at Tye Green Lodge “I have visited the Tye Green Lodge Care Home many times, and it is a wonderful place with outstanding staff who care deeply for the welfare of their residents. “I pay…

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THE LEADER of Harlow Council has expressed his sympathies to all those whose loved ones from a Harlow care home have died. Cllr Mark Ingall is also the ward councillor for the area that includes Tye Green Lodge in Harlow. https://www.yourharlow.com/2020/04/16/covid-19-sixteen-residents-plus-a-member-of-staff-from-harlow-care-home-reported-to-have-died/ Cllr Ingall said: “The…

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EXCLUSIVE SIXTEEN residents of a Harlow care home, plus a member of staff, have died over the past four weeks, with many having died and others suspected to have died of coronavirus. The home at the centre of the tragedy is Tye Green Lodge in…

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THE NUMBER OF deaths reported to NHS England by Princess Alexandra Hospital has reached 141. That is an increase of nine on yesterday’s figure. A statement from PAH may follow. According to NHS England, the following number of deaths have occurred on the following days:…

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AFTER campaigning for changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, including a letter to the Chancellor, Robert Halfon MP has helped secure support for hundreds more Harlow residents. Today, the Government has announced that the qualification date for the Job Retention Scheme has been moved…

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PASSMORES Academy has produced a heartfelt tribute to all those fighting the Covid-19 pandemic in Harlow. The school is always at the heart of the community and never more so than now. Please take five minutes to watch their video which emphasise the message of…

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IN just one week, the community has rallied to raise more than £8,500 to support The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19). The Princess Alexandra Hospitals Charity launched its dedicated coronavirus (COVID-19) charity appeal last week, and has already seen…

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A LEAKED letter seen by the BBC has revealed an extensive list of concerns about how the social care sector is coping with the coronavirus crisis. The letter raises fears about funding, testing, personal protective equipment (PPE) and the shielding scheme for vulnerable people. Written…

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THIS week 112 new emergency call handlers started working for the East of England Ambulance Service to support the management of the coronavirus pandemic. Nicholas Jones, senior ambulance operations centre manager, said he was “very proud” to introduce the new intake. He said: “The educators…