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FULLY vaccinated people in England won’t have to self-isolate if a close contact tests positive for Covid from 16 August, the health secretary says reports the BBC. Sajid Javid told MPs the same policy would also apply to anyone under the age of 18 from…

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WITH a release from lockdown day now set at July 19th, we have decided to bring back our daily Covid-19 report. 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…

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THE prime minister has just finished his press conference, where he gave further details of plans for the final step of England’s roadmap out of lockdown. This is due to take place on 19 July – although this will only be confirmed on 12 July.…

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TODAY (Monday, 5 July), the NHS is marking 73 years since it began.  The last year has been unprecedented as we worked together in the fight against COVID-19.  We have seen the NHS COVID-19 vaccine programme, the biggest in health service history, launched during the…

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WEST Essex and East Hertfordshire hospice, St Clare Hospice, has launched a campaign to recruit more trained nurses to the palliative care sector, whilst trying to raise the profile of the profession – in a bid to attract more nurses to the sector. There is…

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Dear Editor, THE NHS will mark its’ 73rd ‘birthday’ on 5 July after a year like no other. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, hospitals across the country have cared for around 400,000 seriously ill COVID-19 patients, including more than 100,000 admitted in January…

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FACE masks will be scrapped on Freedom Day on July 19, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has confirmed. Boris Johnson’s minister said wearing the masks be a personal choice and that “the state won’t be telling you what to do”. He told Sky News’ Trevor Phillips…

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THE simple answer is probably “No”. There is a longer and more in-depth article to be written here but we thought we wanted to write a piece and put the question out for debate. No doubt there are people in Harlow who have had good…

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WITH questions hanging over the release from lockdown restrictions, we have decided to bring back our daily Covid-19 report. 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…

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RECENT NHS workforce figures have shown that there are 190 more nurses and 53 more doctors working at the Princess Alexandra hospital compared with 2019. The huge increase in staff comes in line with the Government’s manifesto commitment of 50,000 more nurses and 6,000 more…

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WITH questions hanging over the release from lockdown restrictions, we have decided to bring back our daily Covid-19 report. 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…

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IT was another excellent week in the drive against Covid-19 as another 3,000 vaccinations were delivered in Harlow. The exact figure was 3,050. There was 2,064 first vaccinations. There was 1,086 second vaccinations. That brings a total of 94,713 vaccinations. The number of adults who…

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A NEW programme has launched in Essex to support some of the county’s most vulnerable people who have been, and still are, experiencing isolation due to the pandemic. As Essex comes out of lockdown, ‘This Happy Place’, an Essex County Council initiative, aims to build…

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THE new director of midwifery at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) has been re-elected as the chair of The Royal College of Midwives.  Giuseppe Labriola (pictured) joined PAHT on 21 June from his previous role as associate director of nursing and midwifery at…

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HARLOW Leisurezone is open for walk in Astra Zeneca COVID jabs from Wednesday 30 June to Saturday 2 July, 8.30am to 6.30pm. First doses and second doses for over 40s. People can turn up within those times. Please expect to wait as there may be…

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HUNDREDS of thousands of pupils will no longer have to automatically isolate after contact with a positive Covid case when schools return in September in England, ministers are expected to announce. A quarter of a million children missed school in a single week because of coronavirus infections, self-isolation…