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Germ Defence

Germ Defence

 
We are letting you know about a very useful website called Germ Defence which was created by a team of doctors and scientists to give you advice that has been proven to reduce the spread of viruses in the home. It can help you plan how to protect yourself and members of your family from infection by COVID-19 and ‘flu.
 
It’s easy to use and only takes 10 minutes - just click on this link:
(If this link does not open when you click on it, please copy and paste it into your web browser.)
 
Please pass details of the Germ Defence website to your friends and family.
 
If you’d like to know more:
· Over 20,000 people previously took part in research about Germ Defence
· People who followed the advice in Germ Defence had fewer and less severe illnesses - and so did the people they lived with
· Results of the study were published in The Lancet medical journal
· Germ Defence has been updated with COVID-19 advice to help prevent a wave of COVID-19 and ‘flu this Autumn/Winter
· Information about how the Germ Defence website is being evaluated is available here. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/.../roll-out-of-germ-defence.../

Let's Talk Wellbeing

 

Feeling stressed, Anxious, or suffering with low mood and not accessing services for support ? Let’s Talk Wellbeing can arrange an NHS assessment appointment for you now, call us on 01159 560888

 

https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/letstalkwellbeing

Let's Talk Wellbeing
Insight

 Insight Healthcare

 

When life is hard or you're feeling overwhelmed, talking things through can really help.

We offer free, confidential NHS talking therapies across East Midlands. Our service is open with COVID-19 safety measures in place.

To arrange an appointment, fill in the form on our website or give us a call on 0300 555 5582 (local rate).

 

Website - https://www.insighthealthcare.org/

Leaflet - Insight Leaflet

 

Better Health

 

Public Health England has launched a major new adult health campaign to seize the opportunity for a national reset moment.   

COVID-19 has affected the whole country; for almost everyone, life has had to fundamentally change. But it has also prompted many people to reflect and think more seriously about their health. 

Nearly two thirds (63%) of adults in the UK are overweight or living with obesity. Gaining weight is often a gradual process that takes place over a number of years and modern life doesn’t always make it easy. This extra weight causes pressure to build up around vital organs, making it harder for the body to fight against diseases like cancer, heart disease and now COVID-19. By reducing your weight within a healthy range, you can help cut your risk of being critically ill with COVID-19.

 

https://www.nhs.uk/better-health/

Better Health