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WE are giving you updates on the Covid-19 situation in Harlow as the needs arise. We are doing this because we want to give Harlow residents an accurate picture of where we are re Covid-19. It is by no mean perfect but it gives you…

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THE communications team at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) has won a national award. The team received the accolade of Best Event at the Institute of Internal Communication Awards on Friday, September 24. They were recognised for their work on Events not in…

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IT was another steady week for Harlow with a total of 569 vaccines issued in the past seven days. That brings a total of 116-200. Once again well done to all those involved in the whole operation. The fact remains that there are over 20,000…

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SHORTAGES of care staff, who support older or disabled people in the community, are causing major problems for hospitals, the BBC has learned.  NHS chief executives say rising numbers of patients are stuck in hospitals in England due to a lack of care staff.  The…

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WE are giving you updates on the Covid-19 situation in Harlow as the needs arise. We are doing this because we want to give Harlow residents an accurate picture of where we are re Covid-19. The report covers UK figures; Princess Alexandra Hospital figures; the…

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GPs in England are being told to see more patients face-to-face as ministers unveil a £250m winter rescue package. The emergency funding is being handed to GPs so they can recruit extra locum staff with an emphasis on providing more same-day appointments. Social distancing rules…

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Dear Editor, THE Parliamentary joint Science & Technology and Health & Social Care Committees’ 150 page report examining the UK’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic was published today (12 October) and makes useful reading given its 38 recommendations. Sadly, the mainstream media have turned a…

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THE UK’s failure to do more to stop Covid spreading early in the pandemic was one of the worst ever public health failures, a report by MPs says. The government approach – backed by its scientists – was to try to manage the situation and in…

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BLUEBIRD Care Redbridge, Epping & Harlow, a leading home care provider, have recently marked Professional Care Workers’ Week 2021 by rewarding their fantastic team members with ‘thank you’ pamper packs and a complimentary lunch. Professional Care Workers’ Week is an annual event that has been…

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WE are giving you updates on the Covid-19 situation in Harlow as the needs arise. We are doing this because we want to give Harlow residents an accurate picture of where we are re Covid-19. The report covers UK figures; Princess Alexandra Hospital figures; the…

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A BRENTWOOD widow who blames her husband’s death on being refused an in-person GP appointment during coronavirus restrictions last year says more people will die “unnecessarily” if doctors do not see people face to face reports the Local Democracy Reporter. Peter King died months after…

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A HARLOW HEADTEACHER has issued a warning as anti-vaxxers continue their protests outside Harlow schools. Last week, a number of protestors stood outside Passmores Academy on Tracyes Road offering leaflets to schoolchildren. Chief executive of the Passmores Learning Community, Vic Goddard later issued a statement…

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IT was another steady week for Harlow with a total of 635 vaccines issued in the past seven days. That brings a total of 115,631. Once again well done to all those involved in the whole operation. The fact remains that there are over 20,000…

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WE are giving you updates on the Covid-19 situation in Harlow as the needs arise. We are doing this because we want to give Harlow residents an accurate picture of where we are re Covid-19. The report covers UK figures; Princess Alexandra Hospital figures; the…

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THE family of a Harlow father-of-two who died from asbestos-related cancer are continuing to appeal to his former workmates for information that may help determine how he fell ill. Terry Coombes was diagnosed with mesothelioma in October 2019. A terminal cancer of the lining of…