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Flu Vaccinations 2020
‘Just’ the flu? There’s no ‘just’ about it. In an average year, the flu virus kills 11,000 people and hospitalises thousands more. The flu vaccine is the best protection for you and those around you. Read more about the vaccination here.
5 October 2020
Government launches new contact-tracing app
The NHS COVID-19 app has been launched to help notify users if they have come into contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19.
25 September 2020
When should I get a Covid test?
With testing hitting the headlines in recent days, and increasing numbers of people trying to get a Covid test, it can be confusing to know when you should, or shouldn’t seek a Covid test.
16 September 2020
What can you expect when you’re discharged from hospital?
The usual processes the NHS follows to discharge you from hospital have changed during the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what you can expect when it’s time to leave hospital.
26 August 2020
What you need to know when visiting a care home (updated 8th March 2021)
Take a look at what the guidance around visiting your loved ones in care homes means in practice.
24 July 2020
Face coverings: what you need to know
Later this week, new rules are coming into force in England making it compulsory to wear a face covering in shops and supermarkets.
16 July 2020
What to expect when visiting Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are doing everything they can to keep patients safe - it is vital people attend their appointments.
10 July 2020
Dental and Orthodontic treatment following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in England
Information guide about the re-opening of NHS orthodontic services following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
10 June 2020
What is domestic abuse and how can I get support?
If you are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse, or are worried about someone who might be, find out where you can go for advice and help.
1 May 2020
Coronavirus: What does shielding mean?
Find out more about shielding, who it applies to, and what to do if you're a shielder.
19 March 2020
Coronavirus is affecting my mental health – what can I do?
The current Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic may cause you to feel worried, anxious, or scared. Read our seven steps to looking after your wellbeing while staying informed.
19 March 2020
What To Expect From a Pharmacy Visit
A new guide for patients and the public which explains what they can expect from pharmacy professionals and pharmacies.
28 January 2020