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IT was a quiet week for Harlow with a total of 798 vaccines issued in the past seven days. That brings a total of 114,899 compared to 114,101 vaccinations the previous week. Once again well done to all those involved in the whole operation. The…

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FIGHT CANCER WITH HOPE CONFERENCE ​Book at Eventbrite ​THIS year’s NHS “Fight Cancer with Hope Conference” in association with “One Step at a Time” is being held at the BMAT College in Harlow, on Wednesday, 29th September 2021. The event has been created by cancer patients…

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HARVEST has always been a great time for the Harlow Foodbank. Support from schools, churches, businesses, clubs and individual donors fills the Store House ready for winter. Last year very few could collect due to COVID restrictions, but donations were still up due to the…

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By Local Democracy Reporter SUICIDE rates have fallen in Essex – but more children and teens in the county needed mental health support and medication during the pandemic. Mental health charities said young people have been hit hard by the events of the past 18…

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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 NHS is preparing to offer Covid booster jabs in England from next week, the health secretary has said.  Sajid Javid told the Commons the government had accepted advice from the the JCVI that around 30 million people should be offered a third dose.  This…

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THE four chief medical officers for the UK have recommended that all children aged 12 to 15 years old should be offered one dose of the Pfizer Covid vaccine reports BBC. The decision comes after scientific advisers serving on the Joint Committee for Vaccination and…

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YOGA on Prescription is a programme which supports NHS patients to gain self-care skills by learning yoga breathing, relaxation and mindfulness techniques. For NHS patients: • with stress, anxiety or mild to moderate depression • at risk of Type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease •…

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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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Walk-in Covid-19 Vaccine Centres Now Open! ​ THROUGHOUT west Essex they have opened a number of conveniently located walk-in Covid-19 Vaccine Centres. ​ For 1st or 2nd doses (2nd dose 8 weeks after 1st dose) ​ No appointmentJust turn upNo IDYou do not need to…

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GPs in England are finding it “increasingly hard to guarantee safe care” as the number of doctors falls and demand surges, a senior medic said reports the BBC. Prof Martin Marshall, chair of the Royal College of GPs, told the Guardian GP numbers had fallen by 4.5%…

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HEALTH bosses have issued a statement regarding possible delay to maternity services at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow. A spokesperson said:

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IT was a steady week for Harlow with a total of 1,744 vaccines issued in the past seven days. That brings a total of 114,101 compared to 112,357 vaccinations the previous week. Once again well done to all those involved in the whole operation. 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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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has backed the prime minister Boris Johnson’s plan to put in place the biggest tax rise in seventy years to pay for health care. Mr Halfon said: “Over the past eighteen months, this country has faced a national emergency of which…

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SEVERAL hundred people turned out to watch the first ever Matching Green Cricket Club (MGCC) versus Princess Alexandra Hospital Staff (PAH) Twenty-20 cricket match on Bank Holiday Monday.  The cricket club wanted to show their appreciation and thanks to the staff at PAH who worked…