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Covid Cash Recovery Courses

13 October 2020 - 2:26pm

COVID Cash Recovery is a free online course delivered by Together Middlesbrough & Cleveland, offering to those working with people who may be suffering financial difficulty as a result of the pandemic.  The course trains community leaders and organisations to provide information and resources to help their communities with the variety of money issues which have arisen due to COVID-19 and will run on

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13
Oct

Healthwatch South Tees publishes 'experiences of lockdown' report

9 October 2020 - 1:29pm

Healthwatch South Tees have released their report which is based on surveyed responses of 380 local people during lockdown. Respondents shared their experiences of accessing health, social care and community support during this time. 

It also captures how their mental health has been affected by the situation as well as recommendations for good practice when delivering support and appointments virtually.

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09
Oct

Venues urged to use QR code posters for NHS COVID-19 app

25 September 2020 - 12:41pm

Venues are being urged to ensure they have NHS QR code posters visible on entry so customers who have downloaded the new NHS COVID-19 app can use their smartphones to easily check-in.

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25
Sep
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Safeguarding portal: Call for user testers from small charities

18 September 2020 - 1:53pm

In January 2020, DCMS published an online tool to help charities in England to handle the reporting of safeguarding allegations about the behaviour or actions of a person in their charity.  In order to continually improve this service, DCMS is seeking

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18
Sep
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Disabled people still facing discrimination over face coverings

17 July 2020 - 7:26am

Disabled people are not being listened to when it comes to exemptions from wearing face masks, Disability Rights UK (DR UK) has told the Minister for Disabled People, Justin Tomlinson MP.

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Jul